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Trump’s trade war with China could start weighing on the biggest engine of the US economy

The US-China trade war could soon push consumers to reduce spending, according to a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch consumer confidence survey.
FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires

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.
The text of the bill states that first offenders would be fined anywhere from $25 to $50, while subsequent offenses within 18 months would increase the fine to as much as $250.

A new bill is proposing fines of anywhere from $25 to $250 for texting while crossing the street in New York City

If the threat of being hit by a speeding vehicle wasn't enough to deter you from texting while crossing the street, perhaps a small fine will.
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) looks on Chinese President Xi Jinping during the plenary session at the G20 Summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

Business leaders are expressing frustration and uncertainty about the US-China trade war

Executives at S&P 500 companies have sounded off on the US-China trade war amid ongoing uncertainty between the world's largest economies.
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.

Stocks are getting hammered after Trump threatens to slam new tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods

US equity markets were under tremendous pressure on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods.

Here comes the Fed …

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at the end of a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday.
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.

The US trade deficit hasn’t been this small in 8 months, but Boeing’s 737 Max problems suggest it may not last

The US trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in February, hitting its lowest level in eight months as shipments of civilian aircraft surged.
A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin.

Outrage over the cost of the life-saving drug insulin has drugmakers scrambling, but Congress and the public demand a price cut

Critics call the new programs "PR stunts,"and say drug companies should just lower their prices.