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A man looks at his smartphone near a display showing stock prices at a brokerage house in Shanghai Monday, May 6, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 5:14 pm
By Joe McDonald and Paul Wiseman BEIJING (AP) — By threatening to raise taxes on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump is throwing down a challenge to Beijing: Agree to sweeping changes in China's government-dominated economic model — or suffer the consequences. The unexpected ultimatum,...
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Trump’s new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency finds.
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April 18, 2019 - 6:01 pm
By Paul Wiseman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency has found. The International Trade Commission said Thursday that Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement would lift the U.S...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
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April 10, 2019 - 11:37 am
By David McHugh, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global friction over trade — such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs — is holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi...
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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file
April 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in a move that some experts say marks another attempt by the administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The import...
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Manny Machado
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February 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — Manny Machado has reportedly signed with the Padres. The deal is reportedly worth $300 million over 10 years with an opt out after season No. 5. Interestingly — and surprisingly — Machado has signed before Bryce Harper. The Phillies have been...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, gestures to journalists as he leaves a hotel to attend a new round of high-level trade talks with Chinese officials in Beijing, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.
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February 13, 2019 - 9:58 pm
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators began trade talks Thursday that President Donald Trump says will help decide whether he escalates a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions by raising tariffs on $200 billion of imports from China. Businesspeople and economists say the two days of talks...
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, accompanied by Trump Administration officials, meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, and other Chinese officials as they begin US-China Trade Talks in the Diplomatic Room of the Eisenhower Executiv
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January 31, 2019 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expects to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to try to resolve a six-month trade standoff after U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended two days of talks Thursday without settling the toughest issues that divide the world's two biggest economies. "If...
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A woman passes an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.
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December 31, 2018 - 10:50 am
By Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly rose Monday on the last day of a volatile year, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected to resolve trade friction with China after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the CAC 40...
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President Donald Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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December 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking. Forged over grilled sirloin at the Group of 20 summit...
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November 21, 2018 - 12:46 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The Italian luxury fashion house Dolce&Gabbana apologized Wednesday for insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in exchanges on Instagram but claimed its accounts had been hacked. Chinese celebrities reacted angrily after screenshots of the conversations were posted on...
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