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In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business. Bloss, who grows corn, soybeans, sorghum and wheat on his farm in the southeastern Nebraska community of Pawnee City, said he’s already seen a few neighbors quit farming as they struggled to make a profit even before the tariff battle began this year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
July 15, 2018 - 12:06 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years. The threat of...
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FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 13, 2018 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Friday as energy companies rise with oil prices. Industrial companies and household goods makers are also higher. Banks are slipping as investors aren't finding much to get excited about in second-quarter reports from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 13, 2018 - 8:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks. The British pound, however, was in retreat after President Donald Trump appeared to dash hopes of any imminent U.S.-U.K. trade deal. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.4...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 12, 2018 - 11:38 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,483.13 and South Korea's Kospi gained 0.8 percent to 2,302.32. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added...
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July 12, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged. A jury convicted Philippe Moryoussef, formerly of Barclays Bank, in absentia on Thursday. He fled...
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In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, photo, people stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rose Thursday, July 12, 2018, following Wall Street’s decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day’s steep losses. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 12, 2018 - 4:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 7,625.79 and Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, following declines in Europe and Asia, after Washington threatened to expand tariffs on Beijing and China said it would retaliate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 11:17 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 percent to 2,809.42 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.2 percent to...
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President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their bilateral meeting, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2018 - 11:09 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades...
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Croatia's Ivan Perisic gestures during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 11, 2018 - 6:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Ivan Perisic recalls being a little boy wearing his red-and-white checkered shirt as he watched Croatia previous World Cup semifinal against France in 1998.He says he watched on TV in Split when Croatia lost to the...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 11, 2018 - 5:48 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks tumbled Wednesday after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports, as tensions rose over the trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 1.1 percent to 5,376.49 and the FTSE 100 index...
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