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The Blatant "Border Tax" Threat Donald Trump Gave to Businesses Today

Just this morning, President Trump issued a blatant "border tax" warning to several industry CEOs on the dangers of moving their companies' production units overseas.

"[The U.S. government is] going to be imposing a very major border tax on the product when it comes in," the new POTUS said.

Here's the precise percentage sum Trump is looking to slap on those imported U.S. goods...

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Climbs Ahead of FOMC Meeting Minutes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today is back within striking distance of 20,000 as investors prepare for the release of the minutes from the Fed Open Market Committee's meeting in December.

On Tuesday, the Dow gained 119 points thanks to a strong uptick in telecom stocks. Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) offered the biggest boost to the index.

Let’s look at the numbers for today, Jan. 4, for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq.