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Chamber: Fortune 500 earnings calls show breadth of tariff concerns

September 06, 2019
An analysis of recent Fortune 500 earnings calls by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows significant concern about the effect of tariffs and trade tensions, the business group said on Friday. The Chamber analyzed 422 earnings calls between June 1 and Aug. 24. Forty-three percent of executives raised or addressed concerns about tariffs and trade tensions in those calls, the Chamber found . One-third of the companies discussed the effect of tariffs, while 28 percent discussed the effect of trade...


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