Economic policy

British Prime Minister Theresa May takes the hand of President Donald Trump as they walk up red-carpeted steps to enter Blenheim Palace for a black tie dinner in Blenheim, England, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (Will Oliver/Photo via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 4:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May's carefully constructed plans for Brexit Thursday, saying the British leader had wrecked the country's exit from the European Union and likely "killed" chances of a free-trade deal with the United States. Trump...
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In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, photo, people stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rose Thursday, July 12, 2018, following Wall Street’s decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day’s steep losses. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 12, 2018 - 1:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 7,625.79 and Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to...
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 12, 2018 - 1:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, said Thursday that Chinese officials expressed confidence they can survive the spiraling dispute with Washington. The mayor met with Vice President Wang Qishan and China's commerce minister...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, an employee of Hyundai Motor Co. waits for customers at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union said Thursday, July 12, 2018, steep auto tariffs that the U.S. is considering could cost tens of thousands of U.S. jobs. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 11, 2018 - 11:52 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union said Thursday that steep auto tariffs the U.S. is considering could cost tens of thousands of American jobs, echoing concerns of the global auto industry as spiraling trade conflicts between the U.S. and other major economies heat up. The...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, following declines in Europe and Asia, after Washington threatened to expand tariffs on Beijing and China said it would retaliate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 8:17 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 percent to 2,809.42 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.2 percent to...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 11, 2018 - 2:48 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks tumbled Wednesday after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports, as tensions rose over the trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 1.1 percent to 5,376.49 and the FTSE 100 index...
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July 10, 2018 - 9:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has criticized the latest U.S. threat of a tariff hike as "totally unacceptable" and vowed to retaliate in their escalating trade war. The Commerce Ministry on Wednesday gave no details, but Beijing responded to last week's U.S. tariff hike on $34 billion of...
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July 10, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs Tuesday on a...
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President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Mats Harborn speaks during the release of a report in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The business group says European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs in a sign of the spreading impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
July 10, 2018 - 12:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, in a sign of the spreading impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war. Tariff hikes are "hitting immediately the bottom line" of companies...
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People walk past an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at a bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday as overnight gains on Wall Street and the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 09, 2018 - 9:59 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday as overnight gains on Wall Street and the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.0 percent in morning trading to 22,278.51 and South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4...
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