Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

The Trump Administration's Tariffs On China Are Not Having The Desired Effect So Far

Friday, October 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with the U.S. was up in September to a new high of $34.1 billion. Tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are not having the desired effect, at least not so far.

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Stocks Plunge On Worries Over Trade, Rising Interest Rates

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Stocks had their worst day since February with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing more than 3.1 percent of its value. Investors confront rising interest rates and the trade fight with China.

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Why People Take A Gamble On Mother Nature With Catastrophe Bonds

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Among the people keeping an eye on damage from Hurricane Michael are investors who hold billions of dollars worth of catastrophe bonds.

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New York AG Presses Forward With Suit Against Trump's Charitable Foundation

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The state attorney general's office sued the Donald J. Trump Foundation in June, accusing it of repeatedly violating state and federal laws, but the foundation says the suit is politically motivated.

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Tax Authorities Were Either Unwilling To Take On The Trumps Or Lacked The Resources

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Tax experts weigh in on whether the IRS and state tax authorities fell down on the job by not preventing the dodges and tax schemes by Fred Trump alleged in The New York Times report.

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General Electric Stuns Wall Street By Firing CEO John Flannery After A Year

Monday, October 01, 2018

In a surprising shakeup, General Electric fired its CEO John Flannery after a little more than a year on the job. His ouster is more evidence of the mounting problems facing the once mighty company.

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GE Chief Out After Barely A Year On The Job

Monday, October 01, 2018

General Electric has booted out its CEO, John Flannery, amid declining profits and cash-flow problems. He will be replaced by H. Lawrence Culp, a current GE board member and former Danaher Corp. CEO.

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Soybean Farmers Worry About Tariffs' Impact

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The trade war between Washington and Beijing has dealt a big blow to American soybean farmers, who depend heavily on the Chinese market.

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Trump Says China Is Intentionally Attacking His Supporters With Its Retaliatory Tariffs

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

China is retaliating against the latest round of U.S. tariffs, targeting $60 billion worth of American goods, including agricultural products, chemicals and machinery. China will now be imposing penalties on most of the American products that enter the country.

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U.S. Imposes New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Imports

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

President Trump announced Monday that he is ordering 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

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Trump Announces New Round Of $200 Billion Tariffs On Chinese Imports

Monday, September 17, 2018

The president announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese imports — 10 percent duties on $200 billion worth of goods, including hundreds of consumer items. The tariffs go into effect on Sept. 24.

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Farmers Hope For China Trade Deal, But For Now They Worry About Tariffs' Impact

Thursday, September 13, 2018

At the Big Iron Farm Show in North Dakota, the usual concerns about crops have been heightened by another big worry: a trade war with China that's already driven soybean prices down sharply.

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President Trump Continues To Ratchet Up Trade War With Other Countries

Friday, September 07, 2018

On Friday, President Trump said he's ready to impose even more tariffs on Chinese imports. And he hinted that he may take similar action against Japan.

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Question Of What Will Happen To Steel Imports Hangs Over NAFTA Talks

Friday, August 31, 2018

One big unknown hanging over the NAFTA talks is the fate of tariffs the Trump administration slapped on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico.

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U.S.-Canada Trade Talks Continue In Bid To Update NAFTA

Friday, August 31, 2018

The United States and Canada are working on changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, after lengthy talks spurred by President Trump's threats to scrap the historic treaty.

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U.S.-Canada Trade Talks Continue — Though Major Disagreements Remain

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The United States and Canada are coming down to the wire as they try to make a deal on rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement. Two of the contentious issues between the neighboring allies are dairy exports and the mechanism for resolving disputes under the trade pact.

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Known For Its Coverage Of Scandals, The 'National Enquirer' Is Now Immersed In Its Own

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The National Enquirer has long covered scandals and is now the subject of one. David Pecker, CEO of its parent company, has been accused of burying stories involving President Trump's alleged affairs.

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Looking Back: Trump Has Been A Hard-Liner On Trade For A Long Time

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The next round of U.S. tariffs against China goes into effect Thursday. President Trump has imposed tariffs far more than other recent presidents, and he's imposed them on allies and foes alike.

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Trump 'Not Thrilled' With Fed Chairman Over Interest Rate Hikes

Monday, August 20, 2018

It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies to gain leverage in trade.

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Trump Asks SEC To Study How Often Corporations Are Required To Report Earnings

Friday, August 17, 2018

In a tweet, President Trump said switching from quarterly reporting to every six months would save companies money and give them more flexibility.

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