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Trump is rolling back steep tariffs on metal from Canada and Mexico

President Donald Trump has announced an end to metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico, clearing major hurdles for a new North American trade agreement.

Trump has been a fan of tariffs for decades, but a top GOP senator said he doesn’t really believe in them

Senator Chuck Grassley said he doesn't think that President Donald Trump believes in tariffs and instead views them a tool to gain leverage in trade negotiations.
A worker cleans glass in front of an iPhone 5C advertisement at an apple store in Kunming, Yunnan province, in this October 27, 2013.

The Trump administration is preparing tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. Here are all the products that will get hit.

The Trump administration is preparing to place tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, about $300 billion worth.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference on December 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.

An increasing number of economists think a rate cut is coming

About 51% of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal think the Fed will lower interest rates in its next move.

There hasn’t been this much risky corporate debt in years. The Fed is sounding the alarm about what that could mean for the economy.

A rapid rise in levels of risky corporate debt has emerged as a top vulnerability in the world's largest economy.

Jobs report crushes expectations, unemployment drops to 49-year low

The official jobs report out Friday is expected to show that hiring remained strong in April and that wage growth picked up.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

12 mind-blowing facts about Saudi Arabia’s economy

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranks in the top 20 nations on earth in terms of annual gross domestic product.
Target recorded its strongest quarterly growth in shopper traffic in more than a decade.

Americans are becoming more optimistic about the economy

A measure of consumer confidence began to recover in April as Americans became increasingly upbeat about the economy.

Trump’s top economic adviser keeps calling for a rate cut, but economists say that probably won’t happen anytime soon

Following softer than expected inflation readings, some are betting on lower borrowing costs. Economists say they're setting themselves up for disappointment.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

GDP growth smashed expectations at the beginning of 2019. But economists say the upswing probably won’t last.

A broad measure of economic growth out Friday may have masked pockets of weakness in the economy.