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Global Economy: China Announces Retaliatory Trade Tariffs on 106 New Products

China announced new tariffs on 106 U.S. products Wednesday, in a move likely to heighten global concerns of a tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s biggest economies. The effective start date for the new charges will be revealed at a later time, though China’s Ministry of Commerce said the tariffs are designed to target up to $50 billion of U.S. products annually. Below is the full list of products that…


Stock Markets: Dow Gains 32% Under Trump Presidency

The latest rallies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have placed the stock market benchmark firmly above the 26,000 handle.  This break of key psychological resistance suggests that the latest moves are the strongest since the Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR). The stock market closed higher in all three of the major benchmarks, further strengthening the concept that investors are responding well to the pro-growth agenda that has been promoted…


Stock Market Rallies Continue Setting New Records

Stock Market Rallies Continue Setting New Records By Richard Cox Stock markets have resumed their rallies after the summer sluggishness. The SPDR S&P 500 Trust could continue to benefit on multiple fronts. Donald Trump’s pro-growth agenda could get another shot in the arm once his Federal Reserve selections are finalized. Stocks are once again moving higher as markets have resumed their rallies after the summer period that was characterized by…