Archive for August, 2019

President Donald Trump said he’s raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation earlier in the day, deepening the impasse over the two nations’ trade policies.

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President Donald Trump said he’s raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation earlier in the day, deepening the impasse over the two nations’ trade policies.

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Economists expect the next recession, whenever that is, to be less severe. But what could it be like? Stories from past downturns could be a guide.

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David H. Koch, who joined his brother, Charles G. Koch, in business and political ventures that grew into the nation’s second-largest private company and a powerful right-wing libertarian movement that helped reshape American politics, has died. He was 79. Charles Koch announced the death in a statement, which gave no cause but noted that David Koch had suffered from prostate cancer in the past. Hitching his star to the soaring ambitions of his…

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China unveils retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods in deepening trade row

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Jane Meyer, a reporter for the New Yorker who profiled Koch, said Friday morning that Koch family sources told her he had died.

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Millions of consumers have bought home-test kits, including 1.5 million from FamilyTreeDNA. How that data is used is largely left up to the companies; ‘We were talking about horrendous crimes. So I made the decision.’

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The world's second biggest economy is past a point where it cannot ignore its enormous debt anymore, according to an analyst.

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Faced with internal warnings about a slowdown, President Trump pursued chaotic, contradictory responses.

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Tariffs aren’t bringing back U.S. furniture jobs. And even if they did, many wouldn’t want them

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<p>Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by U.S. trade restrictions than the company had initially feared and it is "fully prepared" to live and work with U.S. sanctions.</p>

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Even rich Americans worry about living the good life and running short of cash.

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Looking at the population and job growth of large cities proper, rather than their metro areas, uncovers some surprises.

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The famed economist’s “shareholder theory” provides corporations with too much room to violate consumers’ rights and trust.

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In a statement to TMZ, Joan Lee said Marvel and Disney need to be "checked and balanced" as they seek total control of her father's creations.

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