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Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

Stocks Drop as Trump’s Tariffs Rattle Markets

Advertisement President Trump’s vow to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum next week rattled financial markets Thursday. Stocks, which had already been down for the day, slipped further after the White House announced the planned tariffs. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index fell 1.2 percent to 2,682 Thursday afternoon, after falling roughly 2 percent earlier in the day. <p class="cs… ...

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Update: TSX Hit by Trump Announcement on Steel Tariffs, Falls 48 Points

Shutterstock photo North American stocks were roiled as March kicked off, hit by U.S. President Trump’s announcement he will slap a 25% levy on steel imports and 10% on aluminum imports. Although it’s not clear if Canada will be included, the TSX fell along with U.S. markets. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was down 48 points or 0.3% to close at ...

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Georgia lawmakers kill proposed tax break in dig at Delta over NRA fight

© Reuters. Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah By Alana Wise NEW YORK (Reuters) – Georgia state legislators on Thursday struck down what would have been a lucrative tax exemption for hometown carrier Delta Air Lines (N:), after vowing to punish the airline for ending its relationship ...

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Trump to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum, stoking trade war talk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump announced on Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. producers, risking retaliation from major trade partners like China, Europe and neighboring Canada as well as helping to trigger a large selloff on Wall Street.     Trump said the duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent ...

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Sure, bitcoin is great. But it might be hurting the economy

WASHINGTON — A manufacturing start-up recently announced plans to move into a shuttered aluminum factory in upstate New York, taking advantage of abundant cheap electricity from the St. Lawrence River. Instead of smelting aluminum, however, the company plans to turn that power into Bitcoins. Money is supposed to be a means of buying things. Now, the nation’s hottest investment is ...

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Best Renovations for Small Bathrooms

Small bathrooms, or half-baths, present unique design challenges. You want functional storage without cramping an already tight space or a trendy design without being visually overwhelming. Whether your goal is to make your small bathroom more functional for everyday use, or just more aesthetically appealing, you have several options. Luxe Materials on a Small Budget With less square footage to ...

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