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Trump Administration Postpones Tariffs On Some Popular Chinese Imports

The Trump administration is postponing tariffs on some popular Chinese imports from Sept. 1 until Dec. 15. The move is a significant retreat in the trade war. Stocks rose on the news.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.