Archive for October 11th, 2019

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Friday that the United States had reached an interim deal with China that would forestall a tariff increase slated for next week, providing a temporary détente in a prolonged and economically painful trade war. Mr. Trump, speaking from the Oval Office, said negotiators had reached a “Phase 1” agreement that would take several weeks to write and that both sides could officially sign by November. If completed, the…

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WASHINGTON — President Trump said Friday that the United States had reached an interim deal with China that would forestall a tariff increase slated for next week, providing a temporary détente in a prolonged and economically painful trade war. Mr. Trump, speaking from the Oval Office, said negotiators had reached a “Phase 1” agreement that would take several weeks to write and that both sides could officially sign by November. If completed, the…

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<p>If completed, the agreement would provide relief to American farmers and businesses that have been battered by the trade war. Mr. Trump said the “substantial” agreement would involve China buying $40 billion to $50 billion worth of American agricultural products annually, along with guidelines on how it manages its currency, the renminbi.</p>

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At the back of Costco's stores, past the televisions, jewelry, jumbo-sized ketchup jugs and tubs of mixed nuts, is one of the retailer's most prized items: The rotisserie chicken that costs just $4.99.

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<p>The initial deal, which Mr. Trump said had been reached “in principle” would involve China buying $40 billion to $50 billion worth of American agricultural products, along with agreeing to guidelines on how it manages its currency. The agreement also includes some provisions on intellectual property, including forced technology transfer and would give American financial services firms more access to China’s market, the president said.</p>

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The gap between Treasury yields and mortgage rates is higher than it has been in years as borrowers’ appetite outpaces availability and as investors demand higher returns on mortgage-backed securities.

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<p>Stocks rallied Friday after a report said China and the U.S. had reached a partial deal on trade.</p>

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<p>The U.S. and China reached a partial agreement Friday that would broker a truce in the trade war and lay the groundwork for a broader deal that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could sign later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.</p>

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<p>Stocks rallied Friday as traders grew more optimistic over the possibility of a limited trade deal between China and the U.S.</p><p></p>

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<p>General Motors took the unusual step of appealing directly to employees in a blog post Friday that laid out the terms of its latest offer aimed at ending a monthlong strike.</p>

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<p>People should consider one of the largely unexamined effects of the last tax bill, which Trump promised would help the middle class: Would you believe it has inflicted a trillion dollars of damage on homeowners?</p>

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From switching jobs without the all the "right" qualifications to staying in hostels with up to 15 beds per room, making a few lifestyle changes made an enormous difference in my finances.

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College towns are't just for students, faculty, and college sports fanatics.

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<p>Stocks rallied on Friday as traders grew more optimistic over the possibility of a limited trade deal between China and the U.S.</p>

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