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    US China Trade Confusion Sends Stocks Downwards

    Having eased worries over an ongoing tariff war between the two countries, and announcing a 90-day pause, President Donald Trump revived uncertainty through a series of Tweets. He said if the deal goes south then he’s a “Tariff man.” By close Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 799 points and Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index fell 3.2 percent. A decrease in yield in the Bond market, a traditionally safe haven, has also triggered warning signs a recession may be on the way, according to investment experts.

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