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    U.S.-CHINA TRADE WAR RISKS DRIVING FED POLICY, NOT TRUMP'S CARPING: ECONOMISTS

    Sep 13, 2019

    The U.S.-China trade war will worsen or at best stay the same over the coming year, according to economists in a Reuters poll who expect the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates next week for the second meeting in a row. The median probability of a U.S. recession in the next two years held at a hig...

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    TRUMP’S ‘SMALL CONCESSION’ DOESN’T MEAN THE TRADE WAR WITH CHINA IS ENDING, EXPERTS SAY

    Sep 12, 2019

    The U.S. and China have appeared to dial down their trade fight by announcing some concessions on tariffs — but experts warned that it’s not yet time to pop the champagne. Markets in Asia rose on U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet that he will delay increasing tariffs on $250 bill...

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    OIL GAINS ON SIGNS OF THAW IN U.S.-CHINA TRADE WAR, INVENTORY FALL

    Sep 12, 2019

    Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the heavy losses in the previous session, on signs of easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles to their lowest in nearly a year. Brent crude futures LCOc1 rose 23 cents, or 0.4%, to $61.04 a barrel by 0650...

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    MEXICO MAY BE AN UNEXPECTED WINNER OF THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR

    Sep 12, 2019

    China and the United States are disrupting trade in much of the world with their trade war — but Mexico may be a winner. Despite fresh hopes among investors for a peaceful conclusion, the trade conflict that began between the world’s two biggest economies more than a year ago shows no su...

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    TRUMP SAYS HE WOULD CONSIDER AN INTERIM TRADE DEAL WITH CHINA

    Sep 12, 2019

    President Donald Trump signaled Thursday that he would consider an interim trade deal with China, even though he would not prefer it. The president told reporters he would like to ink a full agreement with the world’s second largest economy. However, he left the door open to striking a limited...

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    ECONOMIC FEARS AND ‘MEDICARE FOR ALL’: HERE ARE THE BUSINESS ISSUES TO WATCH IN THE THIRD DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

    Sep 12, 2019

    For the 10 Democrats who have made it to the third presidential debate, the biggest target may still be President Donald Trump. But the candidates will likely also spend more time staking out their competing visions of the future of American industries, and the government’s role in shaping the...

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    SAP INTEGRATED DELIVERY FRAMEWORK EASES MOVE TO SAP S/4HANA FOR CUSTOMERS

    Sep 12, 2019

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the continued momentum of its SAP Integrated Delivery Framework, which helps streamline the move to SAP S/4HANA for SAP customers on partner-led projects. With SAP Value Assurance service packages and SAP Model Company services acting as the foundation for the deli...

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    US COMPANIES ARE CANCELING INVESTMENT INTO CHINA AT A FASTER CLIP, SURVEY SHOWS

    Sep 11, 2019

    Some American companies in China are speeding up their move away from the mainland as increasing tariffs continue to hurt their businesses. That’s according to a survey released by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai on Wednesday. More than a quarter of the respondents – or 26.5...

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    U.S. CORPORATE BOND, IPO MARKETS HEAT UP AS RECESSION FEARS PERSIST

    Sep 11, 2019

    Corporate America appears to be rushing to get the most out of the decade-long bull market in stocks and bonds before a possible recession and election-year stock market volatility slam the IPO and credit windows shut. Approximately 70 companies have registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange ...

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    CHINA EXEMPTS SOME U.S. GOODS FROM RETALIATORY TARIFFS AS FRESH TALKS LOOM

    Sep 11, 2019

    China announced exemptions for 16 types of U.S. products from additional retaliatory duties, in a move that comes as trade negotiators from the two countries prepare to meet later this month to try and de-escalate their protracted tariff row. The exemptions will apply to U.S. goods including some an...

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    DEADLINE LOOMING, JAPAN STRUGGLES TO ELUDE TRUMP TARIFF THREAT

    Sep 10, 2019

    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with U.S. President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling ahead of a late-month deadline to achieve its primary goal: get the unpredictable president to drop threats of punitive auto tariffs. Even after annou...

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    IN NORTH CAROLINA, THE LAST ELECTION OF 2018 IS ALSO THE FIRST ELECTION OF 2020

    Sep 10, 2019

    President Trump is betting that his political brand will help Republicans keep hold of a North Carolina U.S. House seat in a special election Tuesday. "To stop the far left you must vote in tomorrow's special election," Trump said at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. Monday night....

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    TRUCE OR GENUINE DEAL? ANALYSTS QUESTION IF PHASE ONE OF US-CHINA TRADE PACT WILL LAST

    Oct 14, 2019

    U.S. President Donald Trump has called the phase one trade deal with China “very substantial” — but analysts say it appears to be more of a “temporary truce” than a real deal. They say it doesn’t sufficiently touch on the thorny issues plaguing both sides, and war...

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    OIL PRICES EASE ON SCANT DETAILS OF US-CHINA TRADE DEAL

    Oct 14, 2019

    Oil prices eased on Monday as scant details on the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut last week’s optimism over the thaw that helped to lift crude markets by 2%. Brent crude futures edged down by 25 cents to $60.26 a barrel by 0436 GMT, while U.S. West Tex...

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    IN PLANNING FOR NEXT U.S. RECESSION, ECONOMISTS SAY, DON'T FRET ABOUT DEBT

    Oct 13, 2019

    Economists are divided about when the next U.S. recession will arrive, but they largely agree on this: the country will need to fight it with a massive fiscal program, and be ready to swallow deficits that may eclipse the trillion-dollar shortfall run by the Trump administration this year. Past disc...

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    CARRIZO TRIBE FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST U.S. GOVERNMENT REGARDING BORDER WALL

    Oct 11, 2019

    A lawsuit has been filed by the Carrizo Tribe against the United States Government regarding the border wall. According to the lawsuit, Chief Juan Mancias is requesting that the U.S. Government ‘Cease and Desist the construction of the border wall.’ The lawsuit stated that that their lan...

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    FINDING A NEW NARRATIVE ON THE ROLES OF GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SECTOR IN TACKLING SINGAPORE’S PROBLEMS

    Oct 10, 2019

    It used to be so simple. The private sector made money; the people sector did good, and the public sector governed them both. This narrative is changing around the world. Businesses are being held accountable for their social and environmental impact. Entrepreneurs are doing what states used to Elon...

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    THE U.S. GOVERNMENT NEEDS YOUR HELP TO DECIDE IF CAMERAS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO REPLACE MIRRORS

    Oct 10, 2019

    The U.S. government is seeking input from the public so it can decide if cameras should be allowed to replace mirrors in our cars, like they are in other countries. Specifically, Bloomberg notes, the feds want research, because they’ve got a number of concerns about this whole camera-instead-o...

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    US DEMOCRATS PUSH ELECTION SECURITY BILL AMID IMPEACHMENT PROBE

    Oct 09, 2019

    House Democrats unveiled broad legislation on Tuesday to protect the country's elections as they investigate whether US President Donald Trump inappropriately solicited foreign election help from Ukraine before the 2020 vote. A House committee could advance the election security bill as soon as ...

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    HOVERFLY SECURES $10M US GOVERNMENT CONTRACT FOR TETHERED DRONES

    Oct 09, 2019

    Hoverfly will deliver both the LiveSky Dismounted and LiveSky SkyBox configurations, as well as installation, training, and support services. Deliveries to the U.S. government under the new federal contract will begin in November 2019.Rob Topping, CEO of Hoverfly, said: “Hoverfly is honored to...

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    DEAL ON NEW RAIL CARS EMBROILS SEPTA IN U.S. SUSPICIONS OF CHINA MANUFACTURER

    Oct 07, 2019

    An order for new Regional Rail cars is putting SEPTA in the middle of the U.S. trade war with China. In 2017, SEPTA awarded a contract to CRRC MA, which has a factory in Springfield, to build 45 multilevel cars to replace those dating to the Nixon era. SEPTA is paying $138 million, about $34 million...

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    US SENATORS ASK FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS YOUTH VAPING

    Oct 06, 2019

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's leading a group of a dozen senators in urging the federal government to do more to prevent young people from vaping. The Connecticut Democrat says the senators asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Friday to "take long overdue steps&qu...

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    EXCLUSIVE: U.S. HELPS MASTERCARD, VISA SCORE VICTORY IN INDONESIA IN GLOBAL LOBBYING EFFORT

    Oct 04, 2019

    U.S. trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard (MA.N) and Visa (V.N), convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domestic payment network, according to Indonesian government and industry sources, and emails reviewed by Reuters. The change will allow the U....

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    MODERATE U.S. JOB GROWTH EXPECTED IN SEPTEMBER

    Oct 04, 2019

    U.S. job growth likely picked up in September, with wages increasing solidly, which could assuage financial market concerns that the slowing economy was teetering on the brink of a recession amid lingering trade tensions. The Labor Department’s closely watched monthly employment report on Frid...

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