• BC-Money & Markets Digest

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    Money & Markets modules for Tuesday, September 17

    TODAY

    The Federal Reserve issues its August snapshot of U.S. industrial production. The National Association of Home Builders serves up its monthly survey of U.S. builder sentiment. FedEx reports quarterly results.

    SPOTLIGHT

    General Motors shares sank after nearly 50,000 of its workers began a strike that shut down dozens of manufacturing plants and warehouses.

    CENTERPIECE

    Trump’s tariffs hit consumers

    America’s trade war with China has largely spared consumers, but that’s changing. On Sept. 1, President Trump slapped tariffs on items from toilet seats to toboggans. By Dec. 15, his tariffs will hit just about everything China ships to the United States.

    STORY STOCKS

    General Motors (GM)

    Marathon Oil (MRO)

    American Airlines (AAL)

    Freeport-McMoRan (FCX)

    Lyft (LYFT)

    Carnival (CCL)

    E-Trade (ETFC)

    Raytheon (RTN)

    FUND FOCUS

    ClearBridge Appreciation Fund (SHAPX)

    This fund is a “solid core offering with muted volatility,” Morningstar says. It’s got a “seasoned” team, “consistent approach, and resilient portfolio.”

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