More Tariffs Means More Problems for the Stock Market, Facebook Struggles With Cambridge Analytica Scandal

  • CHINA TARIFFS: On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced a new round of tariffs, this time hitting China with taxes on roughly $50 billion of imports. As a result, the stock market rapidly fell Thursday afternoon, the Wall Street Journalreports.
  • FOREIGN POLICY FLUB: More than 20 people met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia alongside President Donald Trump. None of them were women, the New York Times reports.
  • PLUS-SIZE RETURNS: The plus-size clothing industry is ripe for venture capital investments, Racked reports
  • CAMBRIDGE DATA PROBS: A data breach by Cambridge Analytica, a right-wing research firm, posed major problems for Facebook this week. Vox has an awesome explainer up on what actually happened. 
  • OMNIBUS BILL: The House of Representatives passed an omnibus spending billon Thursday. The bill would avert a government shutdown and includes a myriad of provisions, Politico reports. 
  • MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: The March For Our Lives takes place this weekend in cities and small towns across the United States. If you're interested in attending,here's a link

- Alicia McElhaney / She Spends Issue #46

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