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China's yuan hits decade low on trade, economy fears

China's yuan hits decade low on trade, economy fearsThe Chinese yuan weakened to a decade low on Tuesday on concerns over China’s slowing economy and the US trade war, but Beijing was expected to prevent it breaking the psychologically important 7 yuan per dollar barrier. Breaking 7 could further undermine market confidence and potentially trigger fresh US accusations that China was allowing the yuan to weaken to blunt the impact of tariffs that Washington has imposed on Chinese goods. A weaker yuan makes Chinese exports less expensive overseas, ameliorating some of the higher costs brought by the tariffs.



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'We Can't Go Back': Trump Claims Democrats Will Hurt Economy In Closing Television Ad

'We Can't Go Back': Trump Claims Democrats Will Hurt Economy In Closing Television AdPresident Trump's campaign warned that his economic gains will be undone if voters hand the reins over to Democrats.



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Ten years ago, Washington put politics aside to save the economy. Could that happen today?

Ten years ago, Washington put politics aside to save the economy. Could that happen today?How the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 put leadership to the test.



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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economy

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economyPulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "Leadership in Turbulent Times" spoke to Yahoo News about FDR’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the “bank holiday” he declared almost immediately upon taking office in 1933, in the hope that doing so would stem the run on the banks and help stabilize the financial system.



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As Trump Boasts About Economy, New Data Show Poverty Rate Virtually Unchanged

As Trump Boasts About Economy, New Data Show Poverty Rate Virtually UnchangedNew data from the U.S. Census Bureau show that, despite overall increases in



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Even Fox News Shoots Down Donald Trump's Economy Boast

Even Fox News Shoots Down Donald Trump's Economy BoastPresident Donald Trump boasted Monday in a tweet that it's the first time in



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The Economy Won't Save Republicans In The Midterms

The Economy Won't Save Republicans In The MidtermsDonald Trump keeps bragging about the economy — an unemployment rate of just



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Trump Proposes Gutting Fuel Economy Rules In ‘Giant Giveaway’ To Big Oil, Automakers

Trump Proposes Gutting Fuel Economy Rules In ‘Giant Giveaway’ To Big Oil, AutomakersThe White House proposed dramatically weakening fuel economy standards on



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Volcanoes in Guatemala, Hawaii and Indonesia Have Killed 62 and Cost the Economy Millions. Should We Expect More?

Volcanoes in Guatemala, Hawaii and Indonesia Have Killed 62 and Cost the Economy Millions. Should We Expect More?The violent eruption Sunday in Guatemala is the latest in a series of volcanic events.



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How to Get the Best Fuel Economy Now

How to Get the Best Fuel Economy NowMotorists face rising gasoline prices as the summer travel season gets underway, so fuel efficiency is as important as ever. CR has gathered its best test-based tips and techniques for getting th…



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