Economic policy

Bottles of Cherry Coca-Cola with portraits of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett are stacked near a dispatch rider's bike in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. China on Monday promised retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump escalates their tariff battle, raising the risk Beijing might target operations of American companies as it runs out of imports for penalties. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
September 11, 2018 - 8:00 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in financial services and other industries until Washington makes progress toward a settlement, a business group says. The disclosure Tuesday is the first public confirmation...
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FILE- In this Sept. 6 2018, file photo trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 11. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 11, 2018 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday as technology companies and retailers rebound from their recent losses. Insurance companies are mixed as Hurricane Florence moves toward the East Coast, but home improvement retailers are rising. Energy companies are climbing along with oil prices...
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September 11, 2018 - 4:11 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The CEO of Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely holding company, says "the timing right now is not optimal" for an initial public offering, citing "an escalating trade war, tariffs and market volatility." CEO Hakan Samuelsson added in a mail to The...
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FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo trader George Ettinger, foreground, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 10, 2018 - 8:33 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street's gains as investors waited for a new U.S. tariff hike in a trade battle with China. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent to 2,661.33, while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 1 percent to 22,595.52. Hong Kong's Hang...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Asian shares are mixed after U.S. President Donald Trump declared he was considering tariffs on an additional $267 billion in Chinese goods, ratcheting up tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 10, 2018 - 4:44 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — European stock markets rose and Wall Street was expected to open higher on Monday, despite a drop in Asia, where investors fretted over the possibility of new and bigger U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 was up 0.5 percent at 5,277, while...
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In this July 5, 2018 photo, two dockworkers discuss the placement of a 40-foot shipping container onto a ship at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China has promised retaliation if Washington goes ahead with more tariff hikes, raising the risk Beijing might target operations of American companies if it runs out of imports for penalties. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
September 10, 2018 - 3:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday promised retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump escalates their tariff battle, raising the risk Beijing might target operations of American companies as it runs out of imports for penalties. The threat came after Trump said Friday he was considering extending...
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Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sits with his eyes closed as he attends the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Johnson and his wife issued a joint statement on Friday that they separated some time ago and are now in the process of divorcing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 09, 2018 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonator to the European Union — remarks that drew condemnation from colleagues on Sunday. The attack,...
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September 08, 2018 - 6:22 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $31 billion in August as exports surged despite American tariff hikes, potentially adding fuel to President Donald Trump's battle with Beijing over industrial policy. Exports to the United States rose 13.4 percent to $...
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September 08, 2018 - 11:28 am
President Donald Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S. In a tweet Saturday, Trump implored the company to shift production from China: "Start building...
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FILE- This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 07, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes fell Friday after President Donald Trump said he may intensify his trade battle with China. A strong jobs report also pushed investors to gird for higher interest rates. The S&P 500 bounced between modest gains and losses in an up-and-down day, but its most...
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