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Pelosi’s Scorned Taiwan Visit Tripping Up Wall Street

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  • Stock futures slip as U.S.-China tensions simmer over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s expected trip to Taiwan.
  • China is mad. “We would like to tell the United States once again that China is standing by, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will never sit idly by, and China will take resolute responses and strong countermeasures to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a daily briefing Monday.

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