Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses

Wall Street’s main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut.

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