Trade policy

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 01, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped in another dizzying day of trading on Thursday as investors dissected Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's latest testimony before Congress and the possibility of stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Stocks were higher earlier in the day after Powell...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 01, 2018 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to protect vital American industries, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in response to what he called decades of unfair trade policies. Trump summoned steel and aluminum executives to the White House and told...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 01, 2018 - 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and trade penalties on steel and aluminum imports (all times local): 12:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has told steel and aluminum executives that he'll impose import tariffs 'next week' in a bid to boost U.S. manufacturers. His words to the...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump summoned steel and aluminum executives to the White House on Thursday amid speculation he may impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. Plans for Trump to make an announcement were thrown into doubt amid internal wrangling over the decision...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports, a White House official said. Increased foreign production, especially by China, has driven down prices and hurt American producers, creating a situation the...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports, a White House official said Thursday. Increased foreign production, especially by China, has driven down prices and hurt American producers, creating a...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending the U.S. steel and aluminum industries as he faces deadlines on whether to impose tariffs or quotas on imports of both products. Increased foreign production, especially by China, has driven down prices and hurt American producers, and the...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 4:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed the country's growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 2:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang...
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A member of a Chinese military band rehearses before the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 04, 2017 - 10:43 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls, as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang...
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