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U.S. industrial production jumped 1.1 percent in February, the largest increase in four months.
Forcing different standards on banks and other financial services across the globe could spark the next financial crisis, the vice chairman of prominent U.S. clearing house DTCC said Friday.
The west African cocoa producer is expected to be one of the world's fastest growing economies in 2018.
The U.S. can institute tariffs on foreign goods without sparking a global trade war, Peter Navarro, director of the White House Trade Council, said in a CNBC interview.
U.S. import prices rose more than expected in February as the largest increase in the cost of capital goods since 2008 offset a drop in petroleum prices.
Jobless claims fell last week, pointing to sustained labor strength even as economic growth appears to have slowed early in the first quarter.
China can expect the U.S. to take a tough stance when it comes to international trade, Larry Kudlow, the newly appointed director of the National Economic Council, said Wednesday.
In late January the Atlanta Fed was calling for a 5.4 percent GDP gain. It released a reading Wednesday for its widely followed GDP tracker that slashed that projection all the way down to 1.9 percent. That came with similar reductions from J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs.
U.S. business inventories increased solidly in January as sales recorded their biggest drop in 1½ years.
The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand rose 0.2 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in January.
China's industrial output grew 7.2 percent in the first two months of the year compared with the same period last year, while fixed-asset investment growth quickened to 7.9 percent, both easily beating expectations.
Consumer prices likely rose 0.2 percent in February after a 0.5 percent gain in January, according to economists polled by Thomson Reuters.
"The job market is red hot and threatens to overheat," says economist Mark Zandi.
Ross says Trump has indicated a degree of flexibility on tariffs for Canada and Mexico.
The president is being isolated from those who could help fashion more effective, less combative trade deals.
The United States may lose up to 150,000 jobs if trade partners retaliate against President Donald Trump's proposed steel and aluminum tariffs.
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