Economy & Business

 People swim in the sea and walk on the beach in Biarritz, on Aug. 13, 2019.
Economic indicators suggest possible recession in US, Germany, Britain
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August 19, 2019
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The economists have previously expressed concern that Trump's tariffs and higher budget deficits could eventually dampen the economy
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August 19, 2019
Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini meets the journalists at the end of a security conference in Castel Volturno, southern Italy, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paolo Santalucia)
League chief Matteo Salvini pulled the plug last week on its coalition government with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement
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By Reuters
August 19, 2019
Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and chief design officer Jonathan Ive look at a Mac Pro in the display room at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Trump said Cook 'made a good case' that tariffs could hurt Apple given that Samsung's products would not be subject to those same tariffs
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By Reuters
August 18, 2019
Demonstrators walk a flock of sheep through the streets as part of a protest against Brexit, in central London, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. Protestors are walking sheep past government buildings as part of 'Farmers for a People's Vote' to highlight the…
The Sunday Times newspaper published what it said was what the British government expects in the case of a sudden, 'no-deal' Brexit
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August 18, 2019
White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to the media after finishing interviews on the North Lawn of the White House, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets
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August 18, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes part in a discussion during an event marking the 60th anniversary of the "Hessische Kreis" association in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Wednesday June 5, 2019. (Thomas Lohnes/Pool via AP)
Johnson is seeking to persuade EU leaders to reopen Brexit talks or face the prospect of its second-largest member leaving abruptly on Oct. 31 with no deal in place to mitigate the economic shock
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By Reuters
August 18, 2019