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U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

A collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap, could create the most profound disruption for U.S. farmers who produce grains, meats and dairy products sold to Canada and Mexico.

No Trump windfall for private prisons yet, but some bet on gains

Investors who bet on private prison operators as big winners from Donald Trump's tough line on crime and illegal immigration are looking back at a bruising year of high hopes and disappointment. Some, however, say the stocks still offer good value even though an anticipated windfall under the Trump administration so far has failed to materialize.


U.S. steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO

GENEVA U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs met a barrage of criticism at a World Trade Organization meeting on Friday, as the European Union, Japan, Australia and others joined a debate started by China and Russia.