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Here's why the stock market took the China tariffs so hard

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What to watch to keep tabs on the threat of a retaliatory spiral. The stock market plunged Thursday in a broad selloff that analysts pinned largely on President Donald Trump's announcement that he would impose tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports. For investors, it might inspire déjà vu after the administration's decision in early March to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports provoked a steep selloff, only to see most of the decline reclaimed in...

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