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Picture of Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal

Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo traders Ashley Lara and John Santiago confer as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Picture of Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo people walk into the lobby for Amazon offices in New York. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce.

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Picture of Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?

Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?

In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019 file photo, Heiko Roesch, head of body construction, walks besides the new electric 'ID.3' car body during a press tour at the plant of the German manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, Germany. Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market. The ID.3 is going on display ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show on Monday Sept. 9, 2019.

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Picture of Target teams up with Disney to open shops

Target teams up with Disney to open shops

This image provided by Target Brand Inc and Disney shows an artist rendering of a store. Target is hoping to bring the magic of Disney by creating permanent Disney shops at a cluster of its own stores starting this fall. As part of its collaboration with the Walt Disney Co., the Minneapolis-based discounter says it will open 25 Disney-branded stores starting Oct. 4, with 40 additional locations opening by October 2020.

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Picture of Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade

U.S President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Biarritz, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, for the G-7 summit. World leaders and protesters are converging on the southern French resort town of Biarritz for the G-7 summit. President Donald Trump will join host French President Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of Britain, Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy for the annual summit in the nearby resort town of Biarritz.

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Picture of China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned Sept. 1 duty increase in a war over trade and technology policy.

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Picture of Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

A currency trader walks near screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Asian stock markets are mixed Thursday following Wall Street’s rebound as investors looked ahead to a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman for clues about possible interest rate cuts.

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Picture of US stocks fall, giving up some ground after 3 straight gains

US stocks fall, giving up some ground after 3 straight gains

Trader Gordon Chalop, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Technology stocks were leading indexes higher on Wall Street after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.

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Picture of Asian shares mixed after China stabilizes currency

Asian shares mixed after China stabilizes currency

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday as markets calmed after China’s decision to stabilize its currency.

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Picture of China’s yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

China’s yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

FILE - In this June 10, 2019, file photo, a man walks past a money exchange shop decorated with different banknotes at Central, a business district of Hong Kong. China's yuan fell below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, possibly adding to trade tension with Washington. The currency weakened to 7.0177 in early trading following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat last week of tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports in a fight over Beijing's trade surplus and technology policies.

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