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Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

WASHINGTON U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days.

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U.S. banks push mortgage apps as home lending slows

NEW YORK Big U.S. banks are racing to launch websites and mobile apps to make getting a mortgage faster and easier, investments that may have modest near-term payoffs as home lending activity slows.

Apr 20 2018

Trump rails against high oil prices, OPEC pushes back

WASHINGTON/JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia U.S. President Donald Trump accused OPEC on Friday of "artificially" boosting oil prices, drawing rebukes from some of the world's top energy exporters. | Video

Apr 20 2018

Tech tumbles ahead of crucial week for quarterly results

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. technology stocks tumbled on Friday ahead of a crucial week of quarterly reports from Alphabet, Facebook and other heavyweights as investors worried that the high-performance sector may be running out of fuel.

Tech, Facebook Apr 20 2018

Japan's Takeda sweetens $62 billion Shire offer

TOKYO/LONDON Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical nudged up its offer for Shire to 44.3 billion pounds ($62 billion) on Friday to try to persuade the rare-disease drugs specialist into talks after it rejected three previous proposals. | Video

Apr 20 2018

South Korea will consider injecting funds into GM Korea for investment: Yonhap

SEOUL South Korea's government will consider injecting fresh funds into the loss-making South Korean unit of General Motors Co , the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday, citing the finance minister.

Apr 20 2018

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