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As the trade war between China and the U.S. hits a boiling point, investors are taking their dimmest view of the global economy since the height of the European debt crisis.
President Donald Trump said China is "actively" trying to change the U.S. election by attacking American farmers, ranchers and industrial workers "because of their loyalty to me."
Top White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow said while the administration needs to be tougher on spending, tax cuts should fix the issue.
The U.S. economy is leading the rest of the world by returning to the basic approach of cutting taxes and letting businesses know that government is back on their side, top Trump economic aide Larry Kudlow says.
Larry Kudlow is director of the National Economic Council. He is speaking at the Economic Club of New York.
President Donald Trump is looking to impose 10 percent tariffs Chinese imports, below the 25 percent level previously floated by the administration.
President Donald Trump wants tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods despite the U.S. attempt to restart talks on trade, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August.
U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in more than 1-1/2 years in August amid declines in the cost of fuels and a range of other goods.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 in the most recent week, up from the 203,000 claims filed in the previous week.
When unemployment falls as low as it is currently, Boston Federal Reserve bank President Eric Rosengren said, recession has inevitably followed.
Declines in the prices of food and a range of trade services offset an increase in the cost of energy products.
Mortgage application volume fell 1.8 percent last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Chinese President Xi Jinping wants more investment projects with neighboring Russia, at a time when the world is facing rising protectionism.
Running a series of different scenarios in the U.S.-China conflict, experts at FactSet have come up with a worst-case scenario, one in which the U.S., along with a few others, would see a bear market emerge.