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Reports that the White House may be looking to clamp down on capital flows into China roiled Wall Street on Friday, as investors with exposure to Chinese firms struggled to make sense of what such moves would entail. Trump administration officials were having preliminary discussions on ways to limit Chinese companies from trading on U.S. …

DONGGUAN, China (AP) — The U.S. will leave the World Cup with its worst finish in a major international tournament, assured of finishing no better than seventh after falling to Serbia 94-89 in a consolation playoff game Thursday night. The previous worst finish for a U.S. men’s team in 45 tournament appearances was sixth at …

U.S. stocks were firmly lower Tuesday after the U.S. launched a new round of tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese goods Saturday, with China retaliating with new levies of its own, while a key gauge of the U.S. manufacturing sector signaled the first contraction in activity in three years. The new trade barriers and a …