NewsWatch: U.S. stocks fall sharply ahead of China-U.S. trade talks

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U.S. stocks opened lower Tuesday as hopes fade for progress on resolving a two year old trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies as talks begin this week. See full story.

The Trump tweets that move Fed expectations aren’t the ones bashing Powell, Goldman Sachs finds

Trump’s tweets about Jerome Powell did not move the market in a statistically significant manner. See full story.

With refillable deodorant and naked products, Unilever thinks it can halve virgin plastic use by 2025

Consumer goods giant Unilever has committed to halving the new plastic for its goods by 2025 — a goal that if reached will cut its use to 386,000 tons of new plastic each year from around 772,000 tons in 2018. See full story.

British pound under pressure after reports of contentious Merkel, Johnson call

The British pound came under pressure Wednesday as talks between the U.K. and Germany on negotiating a Brexit pact didn’t appear to make progress. See full story.

Impossible Burger couldn’t be sold in supermarkets until company secured FDA approval of game-changing ingredient

Just a few months ago, it was impossible for Impossible Burger’s parent company to compete with Beyond Meat in grocery stores. It’s now getting a chance to play ketchup, if you will. See full story.


The researchers examined how people responded to different pricing strategies when purchasing airfare. See full story.