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The US just became the 5th major economy to see manufacturing slump — a sign of how hard Trump’s trade war is hitting global growth

The latest US data came two days after Trump's newest round of tariffs kicked in, and the trade war is showing no sign of abating.
Trump's tariffs are hurting 5 sectors of the economy.

Consumers, retailers, farmers, manufacturers, and tech firms are all getting clobbered by tariffs in Trump’s trade war

America's economy cooled more than expected last quarter — a sign of the toll the trade war is taking. Trump in a tweet blamed the companies themselves.
President Donald Trump at a Carrier factory in Indiana

Dozens of US manufacturers have told the Trump administration that more China tariffs would hurt them

Many factories have warned that new tariffs on Chinese imports would add to challenges in a sector that has already slowed.

Trump lashes out at the Fed for trouble in US manufacturing — a sector he pledged to save

Weaker factory activity has increasingly hit states that could alter Trump's prospects for re-election in 2020.

Trump pledged to save US factories — but a key measure of manufacturing just contracted for the first time since 2009

Trump has long sworn he will revitalize the US manufacturing sector, but his escalating trade fights have presented challenges.

Fears of a German recession are rising after a key economic indicator recorded its second-lowest readout in 6 years

The German economy shrunk in the second quarter, and another decline this quarter would plunge it into recession.

German manufacturing is in ‘free fall,’ say factory executives

"An improvement in the situation is not to be expected," the Ifo Institute researchers said.

Goldman Sachs says we’re relying too much on manufacturing to measure the US economy

"We warn against putting excessive weight on ups and downs in manufacturing data," Goldman analysts say.
The maker of Crocs shoes are among those moving production elsewhere.

Crocs and GoPro are among firms ‘aggressively’ fleeing China to make their products elsewhere to avoid Trump’s tariffs

Imports from China fell by 12% in the year ending in May, the biggest decline since the financial crisis.
Workout clothes may contain PFAS, a chemical group linked to cancer.

7 toxic chemicals hiding in your waterproof, stain-resistant, and wrinkle-free clothes

Many clothing items, such as blue jeans, also carry a dye that can release cancer-causing chemicals.