More than $3 billion worth of U.S. goods — from bourbon and peanut butter to Harley-Davidson motorcycles — are now subject to a 25 percent tariff in Europe.
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On Friday, the European Union starts imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, from steel and aluminum to orange juice and bourbon.
America faces a retirement crisis, as most people aren't on track to have enough saved by the time they retire. We talk to the inventor of the 401(k) about how it was all supposed to work.
States will reap billions after a major ruling that says states may now impose sales taxes on Internet retailers, even ones out of state and with no physical presence in the state.
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This week the Dow Jones dropped GE, one of the original companies that made up the market-monitoring average. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author and professor Charles Geisst of Manhattan College about the relevance of the Dow today.
Historically, tariffs have proved to be a blunt instrument that aren't as effective as other measures. Past examples show how countries get around them, and why other tactics work better.
The pitch goes all-in on workforce development and imagines a mobile-first platform for student borrowers. It's part of a proposal to restructure federal government. Congress would have to approve.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday held that states may impose sales taxes on Internet retailers with no physical presence within the state.
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The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said tariffs on U.S. allies were necessary to prevent China from "trans-shipping" goods through those countries. He also said China would not change its policies if the U.S. doesn't continue to apply pressure.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Tony Satterthwaite, vice president of Cummins, the world's largest independent producer of engines and generators, about the administration's proposals on tariffs and trade.
The Trump administration has dramatically escalated its trade dispute with China. NPR's David Greene talks with Stephen Moore, who has advised the Trump administration on economic policy.
President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation. Also, we have the latest on the uproar over immigrant family separations and President Trump's tariffs on China.
After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.
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Are banks exploiting a loophole in U.S. rules that allows some derivatives traders to escape federal regulation? "We've seen this movie already," said the report's author, Michael Greenberger.
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President Trump boasted of a improving economy in a speech to small-business owners Tuesday. But those gains could be jeopardized by his escalating trade battles.
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Economists have generally downplayed the impact on the U.S. and global economies, but many are reassessing now that trade tensions appear to be entering a new phase.
Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors uncertain, analysts say.
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With Canadian tariffs set to kick in on a range of products July 1, business leaders in a New York border city worry a decades-old economic partnership with Canada could unravel, costing U.S. jobs.
Most remote towns are shrinking, whether they like it or not. But if they take inspiration from industrial Eastern Europe after the Cold War, they can improve even as they get smaller.
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