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Wednesday, Jul 18

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Blackstone's new president Gray says China and US will eventually reach a trade deal

CNBC / Economy

Blackstone's Jonathan Gray share his market views at the Delivering Alpha Conference in New York on Wednesday.

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'It's a lot of money' — Trump's tariffs take a toll on farmers in Pennsylvania, a key state in the fight for Congress

CNBC / U.S.

As the U.S. exchanges blows with global trading partners in a widening series of conflicts, candidates across the country have had to adapt to a changing trade landscape.

US trade talks with Mexico making 'good progress:' Kudlow

CNBC / Economy

The U.S. is making "good progress" in trade talks with Mexico, according to Larry Kudlow, the top White House economic advisor.

Citadel's Ken Griffin says 'very strong growth' coming next 6 to 9 months, barring a trade-related setback

CNBC / Economy

Citadel’s Ken Griffin shares his market views at the Delivering Alpha Conference in New York on Wednesday.

Trump administration expecting significant trade offer from EU soon, Kudlow says

CNBC

EU President Jean-Claude Juncker is coming to Washington next week, possibly with a significant trade offer, Larry Kudlow tells CNBC.

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White House economic advisor Kudlow says no recession is in sight right now

CNBC / Economy

In the face of fears that the U.S. economy's growth spurt may be temporary, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said there's little chance of a recession anytime soon.

Kudlow says President Trump is 'so dissatisfied' with China trade talks that he is keeping the pressure on

CNBC

The chief economic advisor to President Trump spoke at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

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Kudlow says economic growth could top 4% for 'a quarter or two,' more tax cuts could be coming

CNBC / Economy

The chief economic advisor to President Trump spoke at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

US housing starts plunge 12% in June to a nine-month low

CNBC / Economy

U.S. homebuilding fell to a nine-month low in June and permits declined for a third straight month

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Mortgage applications fall 2.5% as buyers struggle to find affordable homes

CNBC / U.S.

New buyers are clearly struggling, and that is apparent in the type of loans for which they are applying.

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America may not have the tools to counter the next financial crisis, warn Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson

CNBC / World

A decade after the 2008 recession, the policymakers who countered it on its front lines are worried that the U.S. may not be adequately armed for the next economic crisis.

Fed's George sees 'excellent' economy, wants more rate hikes

CNBC / Economy

The Fed should move interest rates up far enough to prevent unwanted inflation but not so fast that a recession ensues, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Opioid addiction is keeping a high percentage of people out of the workforce, Fed chairman says

CNBC / U.S.

America's opioid epidemic is exacting a massive human tool that also is impacting the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.

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China is investing 9 times more into Europe than into North America, report reveals

CNBC / Economy

Government policies in both China and the U.S. are pushing this shift, as lawmakers act to protect their industries or prevent capital outflow.

US lumber producers see huge opportunity, rush to expand

CNBC / Economy

With demand for lumber on the rise and Canadian imports falling, U.S. producers are trying to expand their businesses.

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

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San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality.

Powell backs more rate hikes as economy growing 'considerably stronger'

CNBC / Economy

The U.S. economy is running at a fast enough pace to justify continued interest rate increases, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.

Homebuilder sentiment, still high, stalls as tariffs, labor and land drive up costs

CNBC / U.S.

Homebuilders are facing rising costs for land, labor and materials, especially with new tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum in addition to duties imposed on Canadian lumber last year.

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Industrial production rebounds in June on manufacturing, mining power

CNBC / Economy

U.S. industrial production was expected to increase in June.

After Hurricane Maria, foreclosures in Puerto Rico stopped. They’re starting again

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There's a new crisis sweeping across Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria: A wave of foreclosures, The New York Times reports.

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The US economy has plenty of steam despite bond market and trade fears, investors say

CNBC / World

Investors have also been watching the yield curve as the gap between yields on the 10 and two-year U.S. Treasury bonds hit a fresh 11-year low.

Monday, Jul 16

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The bond market may be raising recession fears, but don't expect one anytime soon

CNBC / U.S.

A trend in the bond market that has a long history of foreboding accuracy has kindled talk of a recession, but it could be a long conversation.

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IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9% this year

CNBC / Economy

The International Monetary Fund is keeping its forecast for global economic growth unchanged at 3.9 percent this year

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Business inventories rise; sales gain biggest in eight months

CNBC / Economy

U.S. business inventories were expected to gain in May.

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Strong retail sales report suggests robust economic growth in the second quarter

CNBC / Economy

U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June, boosted by increases in purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods.

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US sales and employment are likely to grow, a survey of economists shows

CNBC / Economy

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them.

Friday, Jul 13

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Wall Street's top economist Hyman calls Trump's trade tactics classic 'Art of the Deal'

CNBC / Economy

Evercore ISI Chairman Ed Hyman says President Donald Trump's tough trade stance is largely bluster and won't disrupt the global economy.

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Consumer sentiment hits six-month low on 'darkening cloud' of tariffs

CNBC / U.S.

Consumer sentiment was expected to fall in the preliminary reading of July.

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US import prices unexpectedly drop in June

CNBC / Economy

U.S. import price were forecast to rise 0.1 percent in June, after climbing 0.6 percent a month earlier.

Thursday, Jul 12

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Trump's tariffs are unlikely to cause a recession because they are leaving the most important part of the economy alone

CNBC / Economy

The tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China is not likely to cause a recession, according to MKM Partners, a Wall Street equity research and trading firm.