Economy & Business

Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, speaks at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California.
Leather wallets and loose change pose danger for new Apple Card, for instance. In fact, Apple says its Apple Card shouldn’t come into contact with other credit cards for fear of scratching the titanium card’s white finish
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:52
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell presents the monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee, July 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Federal Reserve officials agreed not to tip their hands, but the chairman’s remarks will be parsed Friday
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By Reuters
Wed, 08/21/2019 - 21:40
FILE - China Shipping Company containers are stacked at the Virginia International's terminal in Portsmouth, Va., May 10, 2019.
Trump shows no sign of easing path to new trade deal
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:41
FILE - Samantha Estes prepares garments to be photographed at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix, March 12, 2019. J.C. Penney and Macy’s are in the midst of rolling out a few dozen ThredUp branded shops each in time for the back-to-school season.
s department stores watch their customers flock to second-hand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:09
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The United States and China are scheduled Thursday, May 9, 2019, to resume talks to try to back off an escalating trade war. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Asked if his trade war with China could tip the country into recession, he brushed off the idea as 'irrelevant' and said it was imperative to 'take China on'
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 09:26
FILE - Iranian and U.S. banknotes are on display at a currency exchange shop in downtown Tehran, Iran.
Iran's rial has sharply depreciated as a result of President Trump's decision in 2018 to pull out of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and reimpose sanctions
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By VOANews
Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:16
A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he’s weighing whether to shut down the border with Colombia, where the bulk of aid meant for Venezuela is being stockpiled and exiled leaders have been gathering ahead of a fundraising concert Friday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis on Latin America
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Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:27