The Hill: Finance Policy 6 April 2018

Stocks open with losses as US, China step up tariff threats

U.S stocks opened with losses Friday following President Trump’s latest threat of more tariffs on China.The Dow Jones industrial average opened more than 240 points lower, a 1 percent drop, as trading opened Friday. The Nasdaq fell 0.9...

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China says it will fight US tariffs ‘at any cost’

A trade dispute between the U.S. and China intensified on Friday, as Beijing pledged to fight the U.S. over additional tariffs on Chinese goods proposed by President Trump."China will dedicate itself to the end and at any cost and will...

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Trump says ‘pain’ from China tariffs will make US ‘much stronger’

President Trump says in a new interview that tariffs targeting China over intellectual property theft could cause some "pain" in the U.S. economy, but promised that America would emerge stronger as a result."I'm not saying there's not gonna be any...

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Economy adds 103K jobs in March

The U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in March, well below expectations, as President Trump's calls for billions in tariffs on imports raises concerns about their effects on the nation's steady expansion.The unemployment rate held at 4.1 percent for...

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