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MANDATORY CREDIT: TASSMandatory Credit: Photo by TASS/HOST PHOTO/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9878933t)Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group, attends a meeting of foreign business representatives with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, 11 September 2018. The Eastern Economic Forum runs from 11 to 13 September 2018.Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russian Federation - 11 Sep 2018

Government and Trade

Jack Ma Takes Back 1 Million Job Promise

The Alibaba executive said the job plan was based on U.S.-China cooperation.

clock 13hEvan Clark

Jack MaFounder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group in Brussels, Belgium - 03 Jul 2018Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group arrives for a meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the Lambermont in Brussels, Belgium, 03 July 2018.

Financial

Trade War Could Last 20 Years, Alibaba’s Jack Ma Warns

His comments came as the U.S. and China geared up for a new round of tariffs next week.

clock September 18, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

US President Donald J. Trump speaks during the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, 17 September 2018.President Trump hosts the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Washington, Usa - 17 Sep 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Will Impose Tariffs on $200Bn of Chinese Imports Next Week

Levies will start at 10 percent and rise to 25 percent by the end of the year.

clock September 17, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Shoppers walk past sale signs in San Francisco. On Wednesday, Aug 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for JulyRetail Sales, San Francisco, USA - 03 Jul 2018

Financial

A Near-Record Drop in Clothes Prices Helps Inflation to Ease but Not for Long

A number of factors at play mean economists don’t expect this to be the start of a new downward trend in the inflation rate.

clock September 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Lara Trump, arrives to speak before President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Charleston on August 21.

People

Five Minutes With Lara Trump Before Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Show

The president’s daughter-in-law said the Trumps really are just like any family.

clock September 12, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

President Donald Trump speaks at a fundraiser in Fargo, N.D., . Trump is making his second visit to North Dakota's biggest city within 10 weeks to campaign for Senate candidate Kevin Cramer, this time to help Cramer build up his financesTrump, Fargo, USA - 07 Sep 2018

Government and Trade

President Trump Ready to Tax Another $267 Billion of Chinese Imports

If this materializes, every single Chinese product coming into the U.S. would be subject to higher levies

clock September 7, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

A container ships sails in the East Lamma Channel on his way to Hong Kong in Hong Kong, 11 July 2018. According to reports, Hong Kong's finance minister Paul Chan said the short-term impact on the city of China's escalating trade war with the United States would be limited to a dip in growth of just 0.1 or 0.2 of a percentage point. According to reports, US President Donald Trump announced on 10 July that US is preparing to impose 10 percent tariffs worth 200 billion US dollars on imported goods from China.A container ships sails the East lamma Channel, Hong Kong, China - 11 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

A Full-Blown Trade War Will Hit World Growth, Warns Fitch Ratings

Mexico would be hit the hardest next year, followed by the U.S. and Canada.

clock September 6, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

An excerpt from Goody's document filed to the USTR rebuking tariffs - prominently featuring the Addams Family character, Cousin Itt.

Government and Trade

Vera Bradley, Goody Hair Accessories File Comments Rebuking Trump Tariffs

Goody got creative, including a photo of “Addams Family” character Cousin Itt in its document as a cautionary tale of life without hair ties.

clock September 6, 2018Misty White Sidell

United States President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with inner city pastors in the Cabinet Room of the White HouseDonald Trump meets with inner city pastors, Washington DC, USA - 01 Aug 2018

Media

Google Rejects Trump Assertion of ‘News’ Search Bias

The tech giant, which recently updated its News platform to surface even more varied results, is not about to ignore Trump’s criticism.

clock August 28, 2018Kali Hays

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Business Features

What to Watch: Three Risks That Threaten to Derail the Consumer Spending Recovery

The trade war, rising interest rates and inflation creeping higher are all factors to keep an eye on in the run-up to the Christmas trading period.

clock August 27, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Dan Abrams11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes, presented by the New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation, Show, New York, USA - 07 Nov 2017

Media

ABC’s Dan Abrams Taps Brian Ross for New Network Job

Ross is a veteran of ABC, where he was suspended over an incorrect report about Trump and the ongoing Russia investigation.

clock August 20, 2018Kali Hays

Donald. J. TrumpDonald Trump signs the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017', Washington, USA - 11 Apr 2018United States President Donald. J. Trump listens to victims' stories before signing bill 'H.R. 1865', the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017' at The White House in Washington, DC, USA, 11 April 2018. With Trump are victims and family members of victims of online sex trafficking and members of the Congress.

Government and Trade

Has the President Sounded the Death Knell for Quarterly Earnings Reports?

He has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to explore making the reporting schedule biannual.

clock August 17, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Hanjin Shipping

Government and Trade

China and the U.S. Will Talk for the First Time in Two Months

The fashion industry will no doubt be hoping that the situation will be resolved before it gets hit with 25 percent tariffs.

clock August 16, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

The "Free Press" support T-shirt.

Media

News Keeps Getting the Merch Treatment

A new “Free Press” T-shirt, a collaboration between a boutique p.r. firm and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, is the the latest stab at fashion as support.

clock August 14, 2018Kali Hays

Workers On the Assembly Line at a Handbag Factory in Shanghai China 21 September 2009 Export Oriented Manufacturers in China Are Again Having Trouble Finding Adequate Numbers of Skilled Labor As Christmas Season Orders Pick Up Despite This However Chinese President Hu Jintao Said Recently That China Still Faces an 'Arduous' Task of Maintaining Growth and Social StabilityChina Factory Labor - Sep 2009

Handbags

EXCLUSIVE: Accessories Industry Rallies Against Trump’s Trade War

Handbags head to Washington, D.C., as agencies, brands and lobbyist groups plot testimony against Trump’s proposed tariffs on Chinese-made travel goods.

clock August 9, 2018Misty White Sidell

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