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Investors alarmed over escalating tariff spat between the US and China

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New York-based Mudrick Capital becomes latest specialist to raise money from investors

Debt sale would pioneer the use of Libor replacement

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AI-enabled system comes up only slightly short in making persuasive arguments

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