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U.S. EXPORTS to China declined year over year in July, dragged down by tariffs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

U.S. trade with China fell in July despite truce in tariff...

WASHINGTON – America’s merchandise trade with China continued to sag in July despite a tariff-war truce between the world’s two largest economies that’s since...

U.S. consumer sentiment falls most since 2012 on tariff concern

WASHINGTON – United States consumer sentiment fell the most in six years, slumping to the lowest level of Donald Trump's presidency as Americans expressed...
U.S. GDP for the second quarter was revised down to 2%. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ALEX FLYNN

U.S. Q2 growth revised down to 2% pace from 2.1%

WASHINGTON – United States economic growth decelerated in the second quarter by more than initially reported, with stronger consumer spending offset by weaker readings...
THE CONFERENCE BOARD’S consumer confidence index in August eased to 135.1 this month from a revised 135.8 one month prior. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. consumer confidence fell less than forecast in August

WASHINGTON – United States consumer confidence declined in August by less than forecast as Americans’ assessment of current conditions climbed to the highest level...
U.S. STOCKS fell Friday on following the escalation of the U.S. and China trade war. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Stocks sink, bonds gain as U.S.-China feud deepens

NEW YORK – United States stocks slumped and Treasuries rallied after President Donald Trump said he’ll respond to new Chinese tariffs and blasted Federal Reserve...
JEROME POWELL, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, said Friday that while the U.S. economy is strong, it faces uncertainty from global markets and trade uncertainties. / Bloomberg News File Photo/Andrew Harrer

Powell says economy in favorable place, faces significant risks

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the United States economy is in a favorable place but faces “significant risks” as growth abroad...
CHINA ANNOUNCED that it will impose additional tariffs on a total of $75 billion of United States goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned tariffs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ OILAI SHEN

China hits back at U.S. with tariffs on $75B of imports

BEIJING – China announced that it will impose additional tariffs on a total of $75 billion of United States goods in retaliation for President...

Stocks rise, treasuries fall on stimulus bets

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose for a second day as investors got a reprieve from trade posturing and speculation mounted that European officials...

Fed survey finds tariffs pushing up prices, pinching profits

WASHINGTON – A new survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found a growing conviction among businesses that President Donald Trump’s tariffs...
U.S. FACTORY OUTPUT declined 0.4% in July, according to the Federal Reserve. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Output at U.S. factories falls after biggest gain this year

WASHINGTON – United States factory output retreated in July after rising a month earlier by the most this year, signaling manufacturing is having trouble...
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