U.S. manufacturers are adjusting supply chains due to coronavirus

Feb 11, 2020
As factories in China idle, American companies scramble to find alternate suppliers.
One of the millions of people who returned to work in China this week after the extended Lunar New Year holiday, which was meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Many businesses remain closed, however.
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Business inventories decline, the largest dip since 2017

Jan 16, 2020
It could mean the economy's hot and stuff is flying off the shelf. Or it could mean spending is down.
Businesses are being careful to not stock up too much inventory.
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For Dallas Fed president, the phase one deal is "stabilization"

Jan 14, 2020
Robert Kaplan weighs in on how trade has shaped the central bank and where the economy is headed next.
"I think the trade dispute with China is going to go on for years," says Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
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How potential trade deals could affect farmers

Jan 8, 2020
Illinois farmer Brian Duncan is hopeful about business in 2020 as the USMCA and a trade deal with China move forward.
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The falling trade deficit can mean a lot of things

Jan 7, 2020
U.S. consumers could be buying more American products. Or just buying less of everything.
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Trade gap in goods sinks for third consecutive month

Dec 30, 2019
The causes? The trade war and a slowing global economy.
Shipping containers from China and other nations are unloaded at the Long Beach Port in Los Angeles in February.
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Seaweed sellers worry about tariffs, too

Dec 26, 2019
Fiona Houston co-founded Mara Seaweed five years ago. The company is expanding, but tariffs and geopolitics have been concerning.
Fiona Houston, co-founder of Mara Seaweed, harvesting off the Scottish coast.
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Texas businesses relieved USMCA on track to replace NAFTA

Dec 25, 2019
The trade agreement has passed in the U.S. House, and now moves to the Senate.
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UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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What will the new North American trade agreement change?

We take a look at what it will mean for drug prices, automakers and the tech industry.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during this morning's news conference on the USMCA trade agreement.
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