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The Trump administration is moving to counter what it views as years of unbridled Chinese aggression, taking aim at military, political and economic targets in Beijing and signaling a new era in U.S.-China relations.
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U.S. stocks are up slightly in unsteady trading Thursday, the day after their biggest drop since February. A report indicating that inflation remains limited seemed to calm U.S. investors.
Following Wednesday’s sell-off in the United States, markets in Asia tumbled and European stocks suffered…
Syrian government and Russian warplanes on Saturday targeted the southern edge of Idlib province with an intense wave of airstrikes and shelling, activists and a war monitoring group said, ratcheting up the military pressure on the densely populated rebel-held bastion.
U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday morning after a four-day rally brought major indexes to record highs. Banks are slipping along with interest rates, and consumer-focused companies, which have made large gains recently, also lagged behind the overall market. Technology companies took small losses.
U.S. stocks rose Friday after the Labor Department said hiring remained solid in July and strong quarterly earnings continued to boost the market.
U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs last month, fewer than analysts expected. But the Labor Department said more jobs were added in May and June than…
U.S. stocks inched down Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Trump said China is manipulating its currency.
Companies such as Microsoft and Honeywell rose as investors were pleased with their quarterly…
Big gains for banks and transportation companies such as airlines and railroads took U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Wednesday. Other parts of the market didn’t move much.
United Continental had its best day in two years after it said strong demand is resulting in higher ticket prices, and railroad…
U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday, but they surrendered most of an early gain as worries about rising tariffs once again dampened investors’ enthusiasm as the second quarter came to an end.
Bank shares rose after the Federal Reserve allowed most of the largest financial institutions in…
President Donald Trump’s escalation of trade threats against China reflects his belief that Washington increasingly has the upper hand in the dispute, administration officials said, adding he is prepared to withstand pressure from U.S. businesses that might suffer from the conflict.
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