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Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Spiked. Now What? 23 Aug 10:59pm Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Spiked. Now What?
Long-ago miscalculations by insurers have led to policyholders’ facing steep premium increases. But there are ways to keep costs down.
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Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30% 23 Aug 9:24pm Updated Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30%
The president said he would raise tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 percent and would start the next $300 billion at a rate of 15 percent.
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Apple’s Watch Is Smarter, but My Casio Keeps Getting the Job Done 23 Aug 8:33pm Updated Apple’s Watch Is Smarter, but My Casio Keeps Getting the Job Done
Casio’s basic watches have barely changed in decades, a rare achievement as planned obsolescence is elevated to a corporate art form, our columnist says.
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Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy’ 23 Aug 7:34pm Updated Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy’
Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell says the central bank will do what it can to sustain the expansion
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Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers 23 Aug 6:55pm Updated Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers
The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates.
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First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials 23 Aug 6:40pm Updated First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials
An Illinois patient has died following a respiratory illness linked to vaping. Health officials offered few details about the circumstances.
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Court Hints at a Range of Paths in Fight Over Trump Records 23 Aug 6:03pm Updated Court Hints at a Range of Paths in Fight Over Trump Records
Two congressional committees have asked Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump family financial records. A judge said the fight does not have to be all or nothing.
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Trump Demands That American Companies ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’ 23 Aug 5:09pm Updated Trump Demands That American Companies ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’
The president said he would retaliate further, but it was unclear how he planned to carry out his demand that companies seek alternatives to China.
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23 Aug 5:07pm Updated Facebook Bans Ads From The Epoch Times
The social network has struggled to implement a consistent political advertising policy as groups appear able to get around its transparency rules.
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Can Roger Federer Break a Sweat? 23 Aug 4:44pm Updated Can Roger Federer Break a Sweat?
On the eve of the U.S. Open, the tennis world’s GOAT coolly charms both fans and corporate sponsors at a Uniqlo meet and greet.
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Google Tries to Corral Its Staff After Ugly Internal Debates 23 Aug 4:21pm Google Tries to Corral Its Staff After Ugly Internal Debates
The tech company, telling its employees to “stop disrupting the workday,” issued new workplace rules designed to rein in its freewheeling culture.
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23 Aug 3:43pm S&P, Dow and Nasdaq Fall Sharply After China Tariff Threats and Trump Response
Stocks fell after Beijing said it would answer the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on American imports. Soon after, President Trump took to Twitter.
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23 Aug 2:51pm Updated China Vows Tariff Retaliation. Trump Fires Back. Stocks Tumble.
Stocks fell after Beijing said it would answer the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on American imports. Soon after, President Trump took to Twitter.
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Trump Demands American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’ 23 Aug 1:46pm Trump Demands American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’
The president said he would retaliate further, but it was unclear how he planned to carry out his demand that companies seek alternatives to China.
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Trump Orders American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’ 23 Aug 1:01pm Updated Trump Orders American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’
The president said he would retaliate further, but it was unclear how he planned to carry out his demand that companies seek alternatives to China.
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Patrick Byrne, Overstock C.E.O., Resigns After Disclosing Romance With Russian Agent 23 Aug 11:38am Updated Patrick Byrne, Overstock C.E.O., Resigns After Disclosing Romance With Russian Agent
Mr. Byrne’s resignation came roughly a week after he publicly disclosed that he had a relationship with Maria Butina.
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Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy.’ 23 Aug 11:15am Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy.’
Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell says the central bank will do what it can to sustain the expansion
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As Trump Calls for Cuts, Powell Stresses Limits of Fed Policy 23 Aug 11:04am Updated As Trump Calls for Cuts, Powell Stresses Limits of Fed Policy
Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell says the central bank will do what it can to sustain the expansion
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China Threatens New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods if Trump Escalates Trade War 23 Aug 10:41am China Threatens New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods if Trump Escalates Trade War
Beijing’s threat is the latest sign that neither side is ready to back down from an economic conflict that has already cast a shadow over global growth prospects.
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Christopher Kimball and America’s Test Kitchen Settle Lawsuit 23 Aug 10:16am Updated Christopher Kimball and America’s Test Kitchen Settle Lawsuit
Both sides agreed to move on years after Mr. Kimball started Milk Street, a similar cooking and media venture.
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Stocks Dip After China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Goods 23 Aug 10:07am Updated Stocks Dip After China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Goods
Wall Street stocks and major European indexes fell after Beijing said it would answer President Trump’s next round of tariffs on Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on American imports.
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China Threatens New Tariffs if Trump Escalates Trade War 23 Aug 9:46am China Threatens New Tariffs if Trump Escalates Trade War
Beijing said it will target $75 billion in U.S. goods, suggesting the economic conflict that has rocked global markets won’t end anytime soon.
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China to Raise Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods 23 Aug 8:44am China to Raise Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods
Beijing’s plan to retaliate against President Trump’s tariffs suggests that neither side in the trade war is prepared to back down.
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DealBook Briefing: Could This Weekend Bring Relief to the Global Economy? 23 Aug 7:02am Updated DealBook Briefing: Could This Weekend Bring Relief to the Global Economy?
Central bankers are looking to political leaders to help keep the world’s prosperity going. They might be waiting awhile.
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Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation 23 Aug 12:20am Updated Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation
The show announced that it removed “several” episodes because of sourcing concerns after a journalist and others accused the hosts of using their work without credit.
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Trump Says He’s Exploring ‘Various Tax Reductions,’ and the Economic Data He Loves Shows Why 23 Aug 12:04am Updated Trump Says He’s Exploring ‘Various Tax Reductions,’ and the Economic Data He Loves Shows Why
Some of the administration’s favorite data points are now flashing warning signs about investment, jobs and growth.
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