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President Trump signed a partial trade agreement along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York, where the two leaders are attending the United Nations General Assembly. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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With a growing number of imports from China facing tariffs, some companies are trying to avoid those costs by falsely labeling Chinese products as manufactured elsewhere. YinYang/Getty Images hide caption

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A Mysterious Pencil Factory Sharpens Focus On Tariff Scams

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UAW's Strike Against GM Brings To Mind Last Century's Labor Battles

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the Fed cut rates to "help keep the U.S. economy strong in the face of some notable developments and to provide insurance against ongoing risks." Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Cuts Interest Rates To Prop Up The Slowing Economy

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World Oil Prices Spike After Saudi Facilities Attacked

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Does Tariff Delay Signal A Chance For Trade War Deal With China?

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Next Round Of U.S. China Trade Talks Is Unlikely To End The Trade War

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is under the microscope for reportedly pressuring government scientists to back President Trump over a misleading tweet about Hurricane Dorian. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Wilbur Ross At The Center Of Another Political Storm, This Time About The Weather

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Monthly Jobs Report Shows Fresh Signs Of Slowing U.S. Economy

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The manufacturing sector has seen a slowdown amid the continuing U.S. trade war with China. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Tepid U.S. Jobs Report Adds To Economic Jitters

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Gil Rodriguez constructs a door at the Howard McCray's commercial refrigeration manufacturing facility in Philadelphia last October. Manufacturing activity in the U.S. shrank last month for the first time in three years. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Manufacturing Shrinks For 1st Time In 3 Years On Trade Tensions

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New Import Taxes Underscore China's Role As Growing U.S. Food Supplier

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