May 29, 2018

05/29/2018: Raise your hand if you can’t keep track of Trump’s China policy

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... unless you're driving. Then honk maybe? At any rate, you're not alone. The White House is back to being the Bad Cop, pushing ahead on tariffs and punishing China for playing unfair with intellectual property. We'll bring you the…

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In Columbus, Georgia, textile mills adapt to survive

May 29, 2018
This "textile town" looks different after NAFTA.
The warehouse where DNA Textile's final rolls of denim are stored. Some of its longtime denim customers included Levi’s, Wrangler, Gap, Old Navy, Abercrombie & Fitch and  True Religion.
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Trade tensions between the U.S. and China heat up again on President Trump’s latest tariffs threat

May 29, 2018
The president wants to stop China from acquiring intellectual property and stealing our technology.

Fed Board of Governors to consider changes to Volcker rule

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May 29, 2018
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to take up a proposal to relax the Volcker rule. That’s the measure passed in 2010 as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Big banks say the Volcker rule, which is designed…

… unless you’re driving. Then honk maybe? At any rate, you’re not alone. The White House is back to being the Bad Cop, pushing ahead on tariffs and punishing China for playing unfair with intellectual property. We’ll bring you the latest on that and the changes coming to the Volker Rule, starting with what it is. Plus: One of the three last denim factories in the United States is shutting down. We’ll visit and look at what it means about manufacturing in this country.