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UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 3:44 p.m.

Powell hints Fed will cut rates if needed over trade wars

Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve is prepared to respond to the Trump administration’s trade conflicts to protect the U.S. economy, signaling that the Fed will cut …

Robert J. Samuelson: The brave new world of trading blocs

The trade standoff between the United States and China suggests that the long-established ‘most favored nation’ approach is giving way to rival economic blocs that, increasingly, control international trade and …

Trump: “Trade wars are good, and easy to win”

President Donald Trump on Friday insisted “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” a bold claim that prompted pushback from a Nebraska Republican who quipped “kooky 18th century protectionism …