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World Dec 13Markets have muted reaction to long-awaited China trade deal
After months of waiting, markets had a muted reaction to news that the US and China had reached an initial deal on trade. The agreement means that the US won't impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that had been set…
Economy Nov 20Stocks slip amid new hurdle in trade deal with U.S. and China
Investors are hoping the nations can reach a deal before new tariffs become effective in December and further threaten economic growth.
Economy Aug 05Stocks plunge on Wall Street over escalating trade war
The escalations in the trade war between the world's largest economies are rattling investors already unnerved about a slowing global economy, falling U.S. corporate profits and possibly too-weak inflation.
Economy Jun 10U.S. stocks climb after U.S. suspends tariff threat on Mexican goods
Some trade jitters eased a bit Monday, at least in regard to the trade spat between the U.S. and Mexico.
Economy May 29U.S. stocks on track for 1st monthly loss of 2019 after another sell-off
The latest market slide comes as investors worry that the trade war between the U.S. and China will derail global economic and corporate profit growth as it drags on with no sign of a resolution.
Economy May 13Escalating U.S.-China trade war sinks stock indexes
Technology companies, which do a lot of business with China and would stand to lose greatly in an extended trade battle, fell far more than the rest of the market Monday.
Economy Mar 04Stocks edge higher on hopes for China trade deal
The world's two largest economies have pulled back from an immediate escalation of their damaging trade war.
Nation Feb 24NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting
The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre.