‘China is not afraid of and will not recoil from a trade war’: China strikes back at Trump with new tariffs as trade fight escalates

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Thursday. Chinese officials strongly condemned the move. “China does not want a trade war with anyone,” the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, said. “But China is not afraid of and will not recoil from …


China, Philippines discuss joint South China Sea projects

BEIJING (AP) — Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hailed a "golden period" in ties with China on Wednesday despite differences over the South China Sea as the countries discussed how they might conduct joint development projects in the disputed waters.

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Facebook shares are up after a rough 2 days (FB)

Facebook is up Wednesday, after a tough two days where around $50 billion was wiped off the company’s market capitalization.  Watch the stock trade in real time here. Facebook shares are up more than 2% to a high of $173 apiece Wednesday. The gain comes after a rough two days …


11 simple coffee hacks you should be trying right now

Shutterstock The US is the leading consumer of coffee in the world. INSIDER spoke with several experts to find out how the latest coffee trends could change your routine. Trends include the pour over method, adding collagen and probiotics to your coffee, and making your own cold brew at home. …

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Fed Unwinding of QE and What it Means for U.S. Bonds

What next for the U.S. bond market, where yields are outstripping those in Europe and Japan? Keep an eye on quantitative easing by the ECB and BoJ.