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August 23, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By JOE McDONALD, PAUL WISEMAN and JILL COLVIN AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory...
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Jeff Katz
August 23, 2019 - 1:43 pm
While many have mocked and criticized the president's idea of looking into buying Greenland, one former vice presidential candidate and governor writes that there was once a time when another president was mocked for wanting to purchase an icy territory from a foreign country, and it became Alaska...
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August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By DAVID RISING and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — A frozen wasteland with an inhospitable climate? Or a strategic outpost with vast resources of oil, natural gas and rare earths just waiting to be tapped as the ice recedes and reveals the treasures? As warmer...
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Gary Hess
August 20, 2019 - 4:56 pm
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN and JOSH BOAK AP Business Writers Americans continue to shop, vacation and buy cars at a brisk clip. But corporate America is starting to worry out loud that President Donald Trump's tariffs will depress consumer spending and undermine the economy. Home Depot, the nation's...
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Jeff Katz
August 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
While it continues to silence Conservative voices on its platform, Twitter seemingly has no problem at all with pushing communists rhetoric and ideology as long as the money is right. The social media giant accepted advertising from China Xinhua News, the largest state news agency in the country,...
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August 06, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China stabilized its currency Tuesday, suggesting it might hold off from aggressively letting the yuan weaken as a way to respond to U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The yuan declined to 7.0562 to the dollar before strengthening back to 7.0297 in the...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
By PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tanked again Monday on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war will damage the economy, and the S&P 500 was headed for its worst drop since late last year, when the market was wrapped in the...
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August 02, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday threatened retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump's planned tariff hikes go ahead, while the renewed acrimony between the two biggest global economies sent stock markets tumbling. China's government accused Trump of violating...
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August 01, 2019 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will apply a new tariff of 10% on about $300 billion worth of products from China on Sept. 1. Trump tweeted Thursday amid slow-moving talks with China that negotiations will continue. But he blamed China for not following through on stopping...
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