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CHINA RESPONDED to the most recent round of tariffs from President Donald Trump with retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OILAI SHEN

China strikes $60B of U.S. goods in widening trade war

NEW YORK - China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating the trade war as the Trump...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION announced another round of tariffs that will affect roughly $200 billion in Chinese goods. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Trump ratchets up tariff pressure on China with $200B hit

NEW YORK - The Trump administration will slap a 10 percent tariff on about $200 billion in Chinese goods next week, and more than double...
THE UNITED STATES budget deficit increased to $898 billion in the 11 months through August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. budget deficit swells to $898B, topping forecast

NEW YORK - The United States budget deficit widened to $898 billion in the 11 months through August, exceeding the Congressional Budget Office’s forecast...
AS THE PERIOD FOR comment on a planned $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods ended, it was said that President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Kudlow says U.S. willing to talk with China as tariffs loom...

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off over trade, but...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP announced that the United States had reached a tentative trade deal with Mexico Monday. He also said that he may end the North American Free Trade Agreement. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Trump says he’ll end Nafta after reaching new deal with Mexico

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said he would terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and sign a new trade accord with Mexico, potentially...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION announced tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and pledged additional investment restrictions. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Trump’s China tariffs met with retaliation vow from Beijing

NEW YORK - The Trump administration moved the United States to the edge of a trade war with China by announcing tariffs on $50 billion...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP invited a trade war after approving tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to act on threats of retaliation on Twitter. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Trump invites `easy to win’ trade war as tariff anger spreads

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump invited a trade war after slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to act on...
THE IMF PROJECTS that the world's GDP growth will accelerate to the fastest pace in seven years. / BLOOMBERG

IMF says global growth picking up as U.S. tax cuts take...

NEW YORK - The International Monetary Fund warned policymakers to be on guard for the next recession even as it predicted global growth will accelerate...
THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND sees only a modest boost to the world's largest economy coming from incoming President Donald J. Trump's policies. Shoppers at Menlo Park Mall in Edison, N.J., encountered busy stores on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, what is always one of the busiest shopping days of the year in the United States. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

IMF assumes only a modest U.S. boost from Trump stimulus for...

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is taking a cautious stance toward the policies of U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, who takes office this...

Fed resists IMF call to allow some overshoot of inflation goal

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve resisted a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund that the central bank be willing to let inflation modestly exceed...
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