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Trade War Between U.S. and China Moves From Threat to Reality

Trade War Between U.S. and China Moves From Threat to Reality Image The Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga.CreditStephen B. Morton/Associated Press By Ana Swanson July 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — A trade war between the world’s two largest economies will officially begin Friday morning when the Trump administration follows through ...

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Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy Image Consumer spending has rebounded after a soft start this year. Retail sales jumped 0.8 percent in May, double what analysts had forecast.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times By Nelson D. Schwartz June 20, 2018 The American economy ...

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Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy

Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy Image The ThyssenKrupp steel mill in Duisburg, Germany. At factories from Germany to Mexico, orders are being cut and investments delayed.CreditLukas Schulze/Getty Images By Peter S. Goodman, Ian Austen and Elisabeth Malkin June 16, 2018 LONDON — Only ...

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In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China Image ZTE said last week that it had halted “major operating activities” because it could not get needed American components. It has 75,000 employees and says it has business in more than 160 nations.CreditJohannes Eisele/Agence France-Presse — Getty ...

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More Jobs, Faster Growth and Now, the Threat of a Trade War

Jerome H. Powell, the new Federal Reserve chairman, on Friday visited a Chicago incubator for industrial start-ups, highlighting the role of manufacturing in the recovery. Lyndon French for The New York Times The rapidly escalating trade conflict with China has upended the prevailing economic dynamic of falling unemployment and faster ...

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Why China Is Confident It Can Beat Trump in a Trade War

Imported soybeans at a port in Nantong, China. The latest Chinese tariffs were intended to deliver a warning that American producers and consumers would pay in a trade war. Chinatopix, via Associated Press BEIJING — China’s leaders sound supremely confident that they can win a trade war with President Trump. ...

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