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Trump's China Tariffs Will Pinch U.S. Consumers, Retailers Warn

Trump's China Tariffs Will Pinch U.S. Consumers, Retailers Warn

Americans will pay more for everything from big-screen TVs to school supplies if the Trump administration follows through on threats to slap tariffs on Chinese imports, U.S. retailers warned.
Central Banks Fret Trade War More Deflationary Than Inflationary

Central Banks Fret Trade War More Deflationary Than Inflationary

Global central bankers sounded the alert that a trade war would leave them worrying more about the economic fallout than any boost tariffs would give to inflation.
Brazil Cheers IMF's Revised Forecast

Brazil Cheers IMF's Revised Forecast

With Brazilian economists cutting their growth forecasts for the Latin American giant, the country’s top policy makers welcomed an upward revision by the International Monetary Fund, while downplaying
South America Stands to Benefit From a Trade War It Doesn't Want

South America Stands to Benefit From a Trade War It Doesn't Want

Some South American commodity producers may see their fortunes rise from the trade spat between the U.S. and China. But none are rejoicing, at least not publicly.