Business

June 25, 2018 - 7:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — The vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce. European Commission...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an anti-Brexit, pro-EU supporter holds an EU flag and a placard during a protest backdropped by the Houses of Parliament in London. The divisions opened up by the 2016 referendum have not healed, but hardened, splitting Britain into two camps: leavers and remainers. Almost the only thing the two groups share is pessimism about the way Brexit is going. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 25, 2018 - 4:59 am
LONDON (AP) — A survey finds that almost half of European Union businesses have cut back on their investment in Britain since the country voted to leave the European Union two years ago. The report published Monday by law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed over 800 business leaders in six key EU...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an anti-Brexit, pro-EU supporter holds an EU flag and a placard during a protest backdropped by the Houses of Parliament in London. The divisions opened up by the 2016 referendum have not healed, but hardened, splitting Britain into two camps: leavers and remainers. Almost the only thing the two groups share is pessimism about the way Brexit is going. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 25, 2018 - 4:52 am
LONDON (AP) — A survey finds that almost half of European Union business leaders have cut U.K. investment since Britain voted to leave the European Union two years ago. The report published Monday by law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed over 800 business leaders in six key EU countries. It finds that...
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Tenaris U.S. president Luca Zanotti, right, talks with workers on the floor of the Tenaris seamless pipe mill Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 1:12 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One's from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another's from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling...
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The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 1:08 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump says his tariffs on imported steel and other goods will put U.S. companies and workers on stronger footing by winding back the clock of globalization. But they could end up backfiring on the very people he is aiming to help. The Commerce Department has...
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People spend their time outside a bank in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018. China says it will cut the amount of money some banks are required to keep on hand in part to free up funding for small businesses, amid a brewing trade war with the United States. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 25, 2018 - 12:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington. The reduction on Sunday in reserves banks are required to hold was part of a series of such cuts economists...
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June 24, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China says it will cut the amount of money some banks are required to keep on hand in part to free up funding for small businesses, amid a brewing trade war with the United States. The central bank said the cut of 50 basis points, or half a percentage point, in the reserve...
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Visitors walk through an immersive underwater tunnel that features a coral reef ecosystem with sharks at the new shark exhibition at the New York Aquarium, Wednesday June 20, 2018, in New York. "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" exhibition, scheduled to open June 30, requires 500,000 gallons of water and will house more than 115 species with interactive presentations. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 24, 2018 - 10:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the "Jaws" music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit at the New York Aquarium. The exhibit called "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" marks a major step in the aquarium's recovery from the devastating impact of 2012's Superstorm Sandy. It will open on June 30 while work...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China says it will cut the amount of money most banks are required to keep on hand to free up funding for small businesses, amid a brewing trade war with the United States The central bank said the cut of 50 basis points, or half a percentage point, in the reserve requirement ratios...
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In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate America distancing itself from gunmakers and gun dealers, discontinuing discounts or refusing business. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
June 24, 2018 - 6:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account...
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