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The Finance 202: Trump's trade war keeps punishing farmers. But farmers remain optimistic.

Aug 07, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
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Investors who got socked by Monday's steep stock market sell-off enjoyed a partial recovery Tuesday, as three major stock benchmarks each climbed more than a percent. For American farmers, the constituency most squarely in the crosshairs of the escalating U.S.-China trade war, relief won't come so easily. 

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce confirmed Monday that Beijing is canceling all purchases of U.S. agricultural goods in retaliation for...