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With Wednesday's move, the Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Jerome Powell, has cut interest rates three times so far this year. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Cuts Rates Again To Boost A Slowing Economy

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GDP numbers out Wednesday show the U.S. economy lost some steam in the third quarter. President Trump is banking on a strong economy as his ticket to a second term. William Deshazer/Reuters hide caption

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As Growth Slows To 1.9%, The Economy Is Falling Short Of Trump's Target

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Oil well pumps are seen in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province in 2015. President Trump is renewing his push for U.S. control of Syrian oil. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A winemaker pours rosé at the Chateau Sainte Roseline in the southern France region of Provence. European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, face a U.S. tariff hike with duties on a range of European goods, including wine. Daniel Cole/AP hide caption

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Where There's A Wine, There's A Way

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United Auto Workers members picket Wednesday at a General Motors plant in Flint, Mich. Last year, more U.S. workers went on strike than at any time since 1986. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's Time To Get Something Back': Union Workers' Voices Are Getting Louder

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Peter Navarro, White House director of trade and manufacturing policy, has admitted quoting a fictional character in several of his nonfiction books. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Adviser Peter Navarro Calls Fictional Alter Ego An 'Inside Joke'

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Democratic Candidates Tackle Issue Of Income Inequality In 4th Debate

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Esther Duflo of France waves after receiving the Princess of Asturias award for Social Sciences from Spain's King Felipe VI at a ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain. She is only the second woman to win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, sharing it with Abhijit Banarjee and Michael Kremer. Jose Vicente/AP hide caption

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3 Win Nobel Prize In Economics For Work In Reducing Poverty

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Nobel Prize For Economics Awarded To 3 For Work Fighting Global Poverty

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Analysts Doubt This Week's Trade Talks With China Will Be Successful

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A new rule proposed by the Labor Department would allow employers to require waitstaff and others to share their tips with kitchen staff. But labor advocates say it could allow bosses to take advantage of their workers. studiocasper/Getty Images hide caption

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New Jobs Holds Steady As Growth Slows

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A worker assembles an industrial valve at Emerson Electric Co.'s factory in Marshalltown, Iowa. The manufacturing sector has seen a slowdown amid the ongoing trade war. Tim Aeppel/Reuters hide caption

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Hiring Steady As Employers Add 136,000 Jobs; Unemployment Dips To 3.5%

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Why The Prices Of Irish Butter, Scotch Whisky, Other European Goods Are Going Up

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