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For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

American consumers and businesses would pay _ literally _ if President-elect Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico
Published: 12/01/16
For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

American consumers and businesses would pay _ literally _ if President-elect Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico
Published: 12/01/16
Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help cover its massive war costs

Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help cover its massive war costs

The government of Iraq is hoping a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State group
Published: 12/01/16

NY sued over subsidies for nuclear plants

New York utility regulators are being sued by an environmental group over big subsidies for nuclear power plants
Published: 12/01/16

Last-minute Exelon subsidy plan goes to Illinois House floor

A massive plan to bolster Illinois' nuclear industry and expand energy efficiency programs will get a House floor vote on the final day of the fall session, despite concerns by critics that the measure amounts to a multibillion-dollar bailout
Published: 12/01/16
Ryan: Aid to address lead in Flint, MI, water on track

Ryan: Aid to address lead in Flint, MI, water on track

House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising that a long-delayed aid package to help Flint, Michigan, address its lead-tainted water system is on track to pass into law by the end of the year
Published: 11/30/16

Barnes: Pension payments driving latest budget challenges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director is warning lawmakers that the next budget faces "significant pressure" from slow-growing revenues and looming pension payments
Published: 11/30/16
Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

Stocks moved mostly lower as gains in blue-chip energy companies and banks were not enough to make up for losses in the broader market
Published: 11/30/16
Fed reports modest growth around nation in new survey

Fed reports modest growth around nation in new survey

The Federal Reserve reports that the U.S. economy grew at a modest rate this fall with solid gains in consumer spending helping to offset lingering weakness in exports stemming from a strong dollar
Published: 11/30/16
Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

Steven Mnuchin has vast Wall Street know-how but would bring no government experience to Treasury
Published: 11/30/16