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August 07, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion in Chinese imports.

Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said. The list is heavy on…

China Tariffs Technology

August 07, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 25,634.11

Low: 25,557.48

Close: 25,583.75

Change: —45.16

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2857.70 —0.75

NYSE Index: 12,987.91 —11.68

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7888.33 +4.66

NYSE Amer Composite: 2663.06 —18.15

Russell 2000 Index: 1686.88 —1.42

Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:…

August 07, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story Aug. 3, The Associated Press reported that a U.S. Chemical Safety Board report released last May credited Arkema for having safeguards that likely would have worked in some flooding events. The story should have said a lower-level flood event, rather than low-…

August 07, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) _ Albemarle Corp. (ALB) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $302.5 million.

The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of $2.73 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.36 per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street…

August 07, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Tesla CEO Elon Musk proposing to take the electric car private at $420 per share (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is laying out his rational for possibly taking the company private, saying the move would free the electric car maker to focus on long-term…


August 07, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Already threatened by escalating U.S. taxes on its goods, China is about to find it much harder to invest in U.S. companies or to buy American technology in such cutting-edge areas as robotics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

President Donald Trump is expected as…

US China Investment

August 07, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with the U.S. economy booming and the job market strong, hiring has slowed among one category of employers: Small businesses.

Yet it isn’t because these companies are hurting. Far from it. Small businesses today are generally optimistic, and most say they’re enjoying healthy…

Small Businesses Struggling to Hire

August 07, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge has refused to reopen a lawsuit that state regulators filed against a North Carolina-based private security firm accused of using heavy-handed tactics against people protesting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline.

Judge John Grinsteiner’s decision…

August 07, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after the U.S. followed through with plans to put higher tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese exports.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 22,749.27 and the Shanghai Composite index fell 0.3 percent to 2,770.49.…

Hong Kong Stock-11

August 07, 2018

MILAN (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the explosion of a tanker truck in Italy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that two people had died, based on incorrect information from the Italian carabinieri. On Tuesday, the carabinieri referred questions about the accident’s death toll to highway…

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