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Tariffs Still Aren't Raising Consumer Prices

Tariffs Still Aren't Raising Consumer Prices

Consumer prices on many items subject to tariffs actually fell in December, defying predictions that the trade war would weigh on American consumers.

Lighthizer Will Run the China Trade Talks

Lighthizer Will Run the China Trade Talks

After several hours of confusion and conflicting reports, Larry Kudlow made it clear Monday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer will run the next stage of China talks.

Poll: 79% of Farmers Sticking with Trump

Poll: 79% of Farmers Sticking with Trump

American farmers have been hit by China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. soybeans. Nonetheless, farmers are sticking by the president and his Make American Great Again agenda.

Federal Budget Deficit Rises 17 Percent

Federal Budget Deficit Rises 17 Percent

Spending jumped higher in 2018, so the budget deficit is higher despite a rise in tax revenue. There are no signs that this poses a risk to the Trump boom.

Texas Factories Keep Expanding Production Despite Trade War Worries

Texas Factories Keep Expanding Production Despite Trade War Worries

Rising uncertainty and escalating tariffs did not stop Texas businesses from continuing to expand in September. Many Texas businesses are feeling the impact of tariffs, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ “Texas Business Outlook Survey” released Monday.

Amazon Hits $1 Trillion

Amazon Hits $1 Trillion

One month after Apple rose above the $1 trillion mark, Amazon becomes the second company to pass the milestone.

Steve "Big Short" Eisman Is Shorting Tesla

Steve "Big Short" Eisman Is Shorting Tesla

"He's nowhere in autonomous driving, as far as I can tell, and big competition is coming in his space next year," Eisenman told Bloomberg.

Kudlow: Europe Agreed to Help Us Confront China

Kudlow: Europe Agreed to Help Us Confront China

"This bolsters Trump's argument that being tough and aggressive--and, yes, using tariffs where required--can get you to the negotiating table," Kudlow said.

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