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China’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff

Beijing, June 1, 2019 - An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned...

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for shoppers

Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world’s largest retailer...

China to impose tariffs on U.S. goods despite Trump warning

Washington DC-Beijing, May 13, 2019 - China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of U.S. goods, striking back in...

Bitcoin holds above $7,000 after hitting nine-month high

London, May 13, 2019 - Bitcoin hovered above $7,000 on Monday, close to nine-month highs, as the biggest cryptocurrency’s 2019 rally gathered steam. Bitcoin was...

Trump rattles saber at China ahead of make-or-break trade talks

Washington DC, May 9, 2019 - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was taking steps to authorize new tariffs on $325 billion in...

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event

Mountain View, May 8, 2019 - Alphabet Inc’s Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google...

Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan’s Korea strategy could pose risks

Tokyo, May 8, 2019 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a...

China trade team still plans on U.S. talks as Trump vows to raise tariffs

Beijing-Washington DC, May 6, 2019 - China said on Monday that a delegation was still preparing to go to the United States for trade...

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot ‘brain’

Washington DC, May 6, 2019 - U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc’s bid for relief from President Donald Trump’s 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made...

Trade, inventories power U.S. economy to 3.2 percent growth in first quarter

Washington DC, April 26, 2019 - U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, but the burst in growth was driven by a smaller...