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Markets Now: Dow Dips 8 Points as Trade Threats Take the Spotlight from ECB

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Markets Now: Dow Dips 8 Points as Trade Threats Take the Spotlight from ECB

Want to know why the Dow Jones Industrial Average is doing what it's doing? Check back here for a semi-live look at the volatile markets from Barron's reporters. 7:02 a.m. The Fed hiked interest rates yesterday, but it was President Donald Trump's tariff talk that was blamed for yesterday's late-day selloff, and it might be the reason the market is starting the day off on the back foot today. S&P 500 futures are little changed, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have dipped 8 points, and Nasdaq Composite futures have dipped 0.1%. China warned that it would scrap all trade deals with the U.S. if President Trump follows through on his plans to issue tariffs on that country. "The combination