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24 мая, 12:11

Pain of Tariffs Tests Farmers’ Faith in Trump: ‘How Long Is Short-Term?’

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The trade dispute with China has cost growers their No. 1 buyer, but they say the president is on the right course.

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23 мая, 22:10

As California Wildfire Season Looms, Finding Tree Trimmers Is a New Problem

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For Pacific Gas & Electric, it isn’t easy mustering crews to thin the forests where its equipment might cause fires.

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23 мая, 20:21

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War

The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China.

23 мая, 19:15

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds

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Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money.

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23 мая, 16:25

Investors and Companies Scramble as U.S. China Trade War Seems Here to Stay

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The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China.

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23 мая, 12:00

What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019

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The idea of economic amends for past injustices and persistent disparities is getting renewed attention. Here are some formulas for achieving the aim.

21 мая, 22:05

Trump Team Vets Fed Critic for Board Seat

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Judy Shelton, a longtime Fed critic who favors gradually taking interest rates to zero, is being considered for a seat on the board of governors.

21 мая, 12:00

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed.

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The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession.

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20 мая, 04:04

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China

But the strong figure masks lingering weakness, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mixed bag as he tries to strike a trade deal with the U.S.

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18 мая, 20:57

The Week in Business: A Facial Recognition Ban, and Trade War Blues

Also: Worries about another war, and the continuing crisis at Boeing.

17 мая, 12:00

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

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The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.

15 мая, 20:06

White House Reassesses Auto Tariffs as It Focuses on China Fight

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A potential thaw in trade relations with Canada, Mexico and Europe comes as tension between the United States and China grows.