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Economic effects caused by President Trump’s tariffs del

Kane Jaklitsch, Columnist

February 28, 2019

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U.S. shares opened higher Monday, while Chinese stock indexes saw their largest daily gains in years, after President Trump declared that he would delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods. The scheduled tariff increase on $2...

Upcoming talk between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

February 28, 2019

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President Trump’s main goal is to press North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take his first irrevocable steps toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Their meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam will be the second summit in les...

Amazon abandons plans for a New York Headquarters Two

Kane Jaklitsch, Columnist

February 22, 2019

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Amazon announced plans to abandon their plan for a Long Island City headquarters on Thursday, February 14. The e-commerce giant also said that it did not intend to reopen its search for a second headquarters at this time but woul...

China and the United States closer to reaching an agreement

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

February 22, 2019

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China and the U.S. recently came closer to reaching an agreement to put an end to their trade tensions. Top negotiators agreed to further talks next week in Washington. In the latest round of negotiations, senior officials from both side...

Trending U.S. stock market, business and economy stories

Kane Jaklitsch, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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Home owners in California who want to insure their homes for future wildfires are paying a price for two years of record breaking numbers. California has always been prone to wildfires, but insurers say the risk is increasing as f...

U.S. commander announces that Syria withdrawal is “right on track”

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

February 13, 2019

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The top U.S. commander in the Middle East said the military is pulling equipment out of Syria in preparation for a troop withdrawal . They U.S. led coalition says that it’s in the last stages of fighting against Islamic Sta...

A recap of the major business and finance events in January

Kane Jaklitsch, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

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A strong U.S. economy fueled the best January for stocks in decades. Despite the ongoing uncertainty about President Trump’s plan with the U.S. government shutdown, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 both ende...

U.S. to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

February 11, 2019

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Russia announces that it would suspend its involvement in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty after the United States expressed its plans to abandon the treaty. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is ...

The economic implications of the government shutdown

Kane Jaklitsch, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2019

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On Friday, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders finally reached a deal to end the United States’ longest-running government shutdown, at least temporarily. President Trump wants $5.7 billion in funds for a US-Mexic...

Juan Guaidó declared as Venezuela’s Interim President

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

February 2, 2019

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Venezuela’s opposition, backed by the U.S., Canada and many Latin American nations has declared Mr. Maduro illegitimate and recognized the head of the National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, as an interim president until new elections...

Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets Across France

Abdelrahman Mohamed, World / Business Editor

January 23, 2019

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Thousands of protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for the tenth consecutive weekend of demonstrations. In Paris, several thousand protesters wore yellow reflective vest, known in France as gilets jaunes. Unli...

Typhoon Mangkhut hits The Philippines, Hong Kong and Macau

Abdelrahman

September 19, 2018

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 Mohamed, Typhoon Mangkhut with a speed of 100 miles-per-hour hit The Philippines, Hong Kong and Macau killing 59 people in the philippines and four in China. However, rescue workers are still looking for more buried bodies...

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