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Ivory Coast's 'devil's milk' at centre of US-China trade war

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Africa's largest exporter of rubber rocked after Trump's tariffs on China, the largest manufacturer of rubber goods.
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GOLDMAN SACHS: Staying away from these 20 stocks could help you avoid the pain of Trump's trade war with China and interest-rate hike

GOLDMAN SACHS: Staying away from these 20 stocks could help you avoid the pain of Trump's trade war with China and interest-rate hike

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Fears over escalating trade tensions with China and rising US interest rates helped trigger a brutal stock-market sell-off that caused the S&P 500 to lose as much as 7% in October, and both of those issues are showing no sign of slowing down.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday took his latest shot at China, announcing that he is seeking to pull the US out of the Universal Postal Union , which allows Chinese producers to ship items to the US at significantly low rates even compared to some US domestic shipping rates.
Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve's minutes from its September meeting were...
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The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an...

The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm's fingerprints on it

A New York Times story said that Facebook had employed a Washington DC-style research firm to spread potentially damaging stories about Facebook's critics. The story also... Read more ...

Theresa May's premiership is now rapidly running out of road

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Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China after electoral...

Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China after electoral blowback and growing economic worries

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PlayStation 4 sales pass 86.1 million in 5 years

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The Brexit secretary Dominic Raab resigns in protest over May's deal

The Brexit secretary Dominic Raab resigns in protest over May's deal

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Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that...

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros

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Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5 others killed

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Sensor Tower: Supercell's Brawl Stars gets 3 million installs on soft launch...

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Survey: Rural economy being hurt by tariffs, low prices

Survey: Rural economy being hurt by tariffs, low prices

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Facebook to create ‘independent panel' for appealing content moderation...

Facebook to create ‘independent panel' for appealing content moderation decisions

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg previously floated the idea of creating a "social media supreme court," and Facebook says it will be testing the idea in 2019. Read more ...