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Treasury's Mnuchin: U.S., China trade war prospects 'on hold'

WASHINGTON The United States and China have agreed to drop their tariff threats on billions of dollars worth of each country's goods while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.

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ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles

BOSTON Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their roles on its board.

May 19 2018

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

SEOUL The chairman of LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who helped transform South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a battle with a brain disease.

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Wall Street's 'Sell in May' could be fading away

NEW YORK "Sell in May and go away," arguably the most well-worn axiom on Wall Street, has proven to be shrewd advice during previous midterm election years.

May 19 2018

Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand

Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea.

May 18 2018

U.S. gun lobby takes aim at 'gun-hating' banks Citi, BofA

WASHINGTON The U.S. gun lobby is taking aim at "gun-hating" banks after Citigroup Inc and Bank of America said they would no longer provide certain banking services to gun-makers, according to industry lobbyists. | Video

May 19 2018

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