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Fed's 3rd hike this year expected despite rising trade risks

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is set this week to raise interest rates for a third time this year to prevent the economy from growing too fast. But with President Donald...
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China's “Peace Ark” Makes Historic Visit to Venezuela After Maduro Visits Beijing

China's “Peace Ark” Makes Historic Visit to Venezuela After Maduro Visits Beijing

2 hours ago   |   MintPress News

For the first time, a Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela, following the visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing earlier this month, where he had asked China's...
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Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve will surprise no one if it does Wednesday what it seems poised to do for a third time this year: Raise its key short-term interest rate by a...
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Trump's trade war with China just got a whole lot bigger

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Watch Video The trade fight between the United States and China intensified Monday as the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet. The...
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Brexit backers advocate alternative economic plan

4 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Brexit advocates unveiled Monday a new economic plan for Britain's departure from the European Union as official figures emerged showing the country's increasingly...
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Over and out: CB radio-maker struggles to adjust to Trump tariffs

5 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Cedar Electronics has been selling CB radios to American truckers since the 1960s, helping connect the workers who keep the U.S. economy rolling. But these days Cedar's...
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BANK OF AMERICA: The most important segment of the housing market has peaked

BANK OF AMERICA: The most important segment of the housing market has peaked

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The top is in for existing-home sales, which make up 90% of transactions in the US, according to economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. They cite worsening affordability...
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French government to cut taxes on businesses, households

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The French government plans to cut taxes by 24.8 billion euros next year in an effort to boost the economy and create more jobs. Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin...
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Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all. From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work has been widely seen...
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Product quality and sustainability: The effect of international environmental agreements on bilateral trade

7 hours ago   |   The World Economy

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