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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. A White House statement issued soon after Trump's inauguration said the United States would also "crack down on those nations that violate...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. A White House statement issued soon after Trump's inauguration said the United States would also "crack down on those nations that violate...

  • *Market assessing extent of flood damage in Argentina. CHICAGO, Jan 20- U.S. corn futures touched a six-month high on Friday, buoyed by robust demand from exporters and ethanol producers, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade March corn settled up 3-1/ 2 cents at $3.69-3/ 4 a bushel after reaching $3.70, its highest since mid-July.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks were up but off their best levels of the session on Friday afternoon as Donald Trump's inaugural speech as U.S. "I think folks priced in the good stuff in that first month and now they're worried about inflation and what's the Fed going to do, and a stronger dollar and trade wars and tariffs and the like," said Phil Orlando, chief equity market...

  • Washington, DC - October 2

    Forty-two firms have posted quarterly results as of Wednesday, and FactSet said 11 discussed tax policy in their conference calls.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. A White House statement issued soon after Trump's inauguration said the United States would also "crack down on those nations that violate...

  • President Donald Trump gives his inaugural address during ceremonies at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.

    Following a morning rally before Donald Trump's inauguration, stocks waffled.

  • White House in evening, Washington, DC

    President Donald Trump presents his official policy priorities on the White House website Friday.

  • OTTAWA, Jan 20- Canada's government, eager to sidestep potentially protectionist U.S. policies, said on Friday it was confident that new President Donald Trump would see that working closely with Canada benefited both nations' economies. Trump- who is committed to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico- said during his...

  • OTTAWA, Jan 20- Canada's government, eager to sidestep potentially protectionist U.S. policies, said on Friday it was confident that new President Donald Trump would see that working closely with Canada benefited both nations' economies. Trump- who is committed to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico- said during his...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    The inauguration isn't just a big day for Donald Trump. Vladimir Putin probably thinks it's a big day, too.

  • Carlos Gutierrez, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce

    The unintended consequences of strong-arming Mexico may result in anti-American sentiment there, Carlos Gutierrez says.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Censors have imposed specific restrictions on tightly-controlled media coverage in light of China-U.S. relations, Financial Times reports.

  • President-elect Donald Trump arrives onstage at the Chairman's Global Dinner, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on January 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump wants confrontational trade policies, and Congress will help him get them, writes Vox's Matt Yglesias.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- The world should be wary of stumbling into trade wars that would destroy jobs, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo said on Friday. Azevedo was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, hours before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, who has promised sweeping changes in trade policy with...

  • BERLIN, Jan 20- The United States must stick to international agreements under the presidency of Donald Trump, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday, adding he did not expect a major trade war despite Trump's attack on German car makers. Nearly 61 percent of Germans fear relations between Germany and the United States will suffer under...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- A strengthening dollar and a "race to the bottom" on taxes, deregulation and trade policy are the major risks to an otherwise brightening global economy, financial leaders said on the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Asked about "black swans," or unexpected, disruptive events, that could derail the outlook in 2017,...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- The U.S. gas market has tightened significantly over the last nine months as low prices have spurred strong consumption and exports while slashing drilling of new wells. At the same point last year, stocks were 473 billion cubic feet above average, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Heating demand so far in the winter of 2016/ 17...

  • BERLIN, Jan 20- The United States must stick to international agreements under the presidency of Donald Trump, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday, adding that he did not expect a major trade war despite Trump's attack on German car makers. "The United States also signed international agreements," Schaeuble told magazine Der Spiegel.

  • *Brazil, Argentina open up as protectionism rises in West. *Globalization benefits U.S. workers, consumers too- Brazil. That's the message leaders of developing countries want to send from the Davos forum to U.S.