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Stocks End Flat on Report Trump Wants to Levy $200B More Tariffs on China

TheStreet Staff

U.S. retail sales in August rose 0.1%, the weakest increase in six months. Stocks ended flat on Friday, Sept. 14, following a Bloomberg report that said Donald Trump wants to move ahead with $200 billion of tariffs on China despite news the countries were looking to re-start trade talks. Trump could be running low on products he can target without backlash from major U.S. companies and consumers, two of the people said.