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Monday, Sep 24

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Navarro says Trump's trade strategy may create market volatility, but will be bullish long term

CNBC / Economy

Current U.S. trade policies may be creating volatility in the near term, but will be good for the markets in the long run, Peter Navarro, one of President Donald Trump's top trade advisors, said on CNBC.

Tariffs will be devastating for retail, trade group executive says

CNBC / Economy

The new round of tariffs on Chinese goods will have devastating effects for retail and consumers, Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of retail trade group American Apparel & Footwear Association, told CNBC on Monday.

20

Jamie Dimon sees 'no great potholes,' saying 3%-plus economic growth 'may very well continue'

CNBC / Economy

The U.S. economy is humming along with little in the way to derail its recently stronger growth trajectory, the J.P. Morgan chief says.

18

Trump's trade war is spooking CEOs into scaling back investment, Business Roundtable survey says

CNBC / Economy

The Business Roundtable found that nearly two-thirds of chief executives said recent tariffs and future trade tension would have a negative impact on their capital investment decisions over the next six months.

08

Trump's tariffs threaten to shatter China's economy. It already has cracks

CNBC

The world's second-largest economy is in the midst of an intensifying trade war, but that's just one of many challenges it has to face.

07

US and China exchange new trade war blows as latest round of tariffs takes effect

CNBC

The latest round of taxes targeting U.S. and Chinese goods went into effect Monday, raising the stakes in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies.

Saturday, Sep 22

13

White House optimistic on China trade, no date for more talks

CNBC / World

Washington does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said.

05

China said to call off high level trade talks with US as tariff war escalates

CNBC / U.S.

China has canceled planned trade discussions with the U.S. amid rising tensions and new tariffs, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Friday, Sep 21

21

Blackstone president says US-China trade war will be resolved

CNBC / Economy

Blackstone's Jonathan Gray believes China and the U.S. will eventually reach a trade deal.

16

'The whole world economy' is at risk if US-China trade war gets much worse, SocGen chair

CNBC / Economy

he financial markets are not paying enough attention to the escalating U.S.-China trade war, Societe Generale's Lorenzo Bini Smaghi says.

Thursday, Sep 20

17

The head of the world's biggest money manager says US stands to lose big long term in the trade war

CNBC / Economy

The U.S. is winning the trade war with China in the short term but stands to lose significantly over the long term, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said Thursday.

Existing home sales unchanged in August

CNBC / Economy

U.S. home sales flatlined in August but inventory increased for the first time in three years as the housing market continued to struggle despite strength across the broader economy.

16

Jay Powell reportedly ramps up meetings with lawmakers as he seeks to protect Fed's independence

CNBC / Economy

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has reportedly been making the rounds on Capitol Hill amidst criticism from President Trump that could threaten the central bank's independence.

Billionaire Ken Langone: 'This economy is booming,' and Trump deserves a lot of credit for it

CNBC / Markets

Trump's economic agenda is fueling a resurgence in the economy that cannot be denied, the co-founder of Home Depot says.

15

Jobless claims fall to the lowest in nearly 49 years

CNBC / Economy

First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 for the most recent week, following 204,00 claims filed in the previous week.

Wednesday, Sep 19

22

Steel workers gear up for strike, potentially derailing Trump's steel resurgence

CNBC / Economy

It would follow another strike by 16,000 U.S. Steel workers that was approved earlier this month, and together, they could hinder what President Trump calls a "thriving" industry in the U.S.

15

US housing starts rose in August, boosted by a jump in multifamily construction

CNBC / Economy

U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in August, a positive sign for the housing market which has underperformed the broader economy amid rising interest rates for home loans.

14

The Fed has some big decisions to make starting next week

CNBC / Economy

When the Federal Reserve gathers next week, markets likely will be looking past a widely expected rate hike and toward the direction the central bank will chart ahead.

07

Retailers could ring up more than $1.1 trillion in holiday sales, topping last year

CNBC / U.S.

Retail sales are expected to grow between 5 and 5.6 percent from a year ago, according to Deloitte's annual retail sales forecast for the holiday season.

04

Rising US-China trade tensions 'couldn't come at a worse time': Iowa agriculture secretary

CNBC / U.S.

American farmers already have been impacted by retaliatory tariffs from the U.S.-China trade war and the ratcheting of tensions once gain is unfortunate and comes at a lousy time, according to Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig.

Tuesday, Sep 18

17

Investors haven't been this scared about the state of the global economy in nearly 7 years

CNBC / Investing

As the trade war between China and the U.S. hits a boiling point, investors are taking their dimmest view of the global economy since the height of the European debt crisis.

16

Trump vows 'great and fast' economic retaliation on China if it goes after American farmers

CNBC / U.S.

President Donald Trump said China is "actively" trying to change the U.S. election by attacking American farmers, ranchers and industrial workers "because of their loyalty to me."

Monday, Sep 17

20

Kudlow says White House aware of the rising deficit, but economic 'growth solves a lot of problems'

CNBC / U.S.

Top White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow said while the administration needs to be tougher on spending, tax cuts should fix the issue.

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Kudlow: US has the hottest economy in the world today: 'We're crushing it'

CNBC / U.S.

The U.S. economy is leading the rest of the world by returning to the basic approach of cutting taxes and letting businesses know that government is back on their side, top Trump economic aide Larry Kudlow says.

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Watch Larry Kudlow interview live at the Economic Club in New York

CNBC / U.S.

Larry Kudlow is director of the National Economic Council. He is speaking at the Economic Club of New York.

Saturday, Sep 15

23

Trump prepares to squeeze China with new tariffs on $200 billion of goods, throwing talks in doubt

CNBC / World

President Donald Trump is looking to impose 10 percent tariffs Chinese imports, below the 25 percent level previously floated by the administration.

Friday, Sep 14

19

Trump said to want tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods despite talks

CNBC / Economy

President Donald Trump wants tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods despite the U.S. attempt to restart talks on trade, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

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US import prices post largest drop in more than 1-1/2 years

CNBC / Economy

U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in more than 1-1/2 years in August amid declines in the cost of fuels and a range of other goods.

US retail sales post the smallest gain in 6 months

CNBC / Economy

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August.

Thursday, Sep 13