Stories tagged: trade
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 18, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks extended their gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their costly trade dispute.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
BEIJING – When Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the head of the team handling trade negotiations with the United States, landed in Washington on Monday for a critical round of …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Calls are growing louder for President Donald Trump to end the trade war and government shutdown as fresh evidence pours in that businesses and consumers are losing faith in the …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
U.S. stocks finish with solid gains as investors hope the US might cut back its tariffs on imports from China.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
U.S., China wrap up talks on tariff battle after Trump says they are ‘going very well!’ but no details immediately released.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Stocks cinched their fourth consecutive gain Wednesday as indexes around the world build on their early 2019 rally. The gains for U.S. indexes faded slightly after President Donald Trump and …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
Stocks rise for the third day in a row, led by industrial, technology, internet and energy companies as representatives from the U.S. and China continue their latest round of trade …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Facing a March deadline, talks aimed at ending a trade war between China and the U.S. are underway, with the world’s two biggest economies expressing optimism over the potential for …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their economic …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an ambitious plan Saturday to stimulate economic activity on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border, reinforcing his country’s commitment to manufacturing and trade …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 6:07 p.m.
Spokane receives Regina’s fifth-round pick in the 2021 WHL Bantam Draft and Edmonton’s eighth-round pick in the 2019 draft.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
The Commerce Department said Thursday the gap between the United States sells and what it buys from foreign countries hit $55.5 billion in October, the fifth straight increase and highest …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
The agreement by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on a cease fire on tariffs postpones the threat of more disruption for China’s exporters and their Asian …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Trump’s “America First” stance has yet to make a dent in the merchandise trade deficit, which hit a monthly record in September. Amid signs the rising dollar is depressing U.S. …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz deal framework agreed upon, pending final approvals in Mariners-Mets trade
Multiple reports that were later confirmed by MLB sources said the Mariners will send $20 million to the Mets as part of the package.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
President Donald Trump teamed up with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Friday to sign a revised North American trade pact, a deal that fulfills a key political pledge …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs acquired 20-year-old center Luc Smith from the Kamloops Blazers on Monday in exchange for veteran winger Jeff Faith and two picks in the 2020 Western Hockey League …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet in Buenos Aires later this week to confront perhaps the greatest threat to the weakening global economy – each other.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
The Trump administration is holding off on imposing new tariffs on car imports as the government considers revisions to a report on the national security implications, according to a Bloomberg …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Last year in Vietnam, President Donald Trump laid out the United States’ vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific. Next week, on the president’s behalf, I will lead a delegation …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Record imports expanded the U.S. trade deficit for the fourth straight month in September, as the politically sensitive trade deficit in goods with China hit a record.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, we have created new rules to help our farmers, ranchers and workers better face the challenges of the 21st century economy,
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4 a.m.
The largest piece of legislation passed by this Congress was last year’s federal tax bill, which made sweeping changes to both individual and corporate filers. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Canada and the United States reached a deal Sunday night for Canada to stay in a free trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the trade dispute involving the North American neighbors and renewed his threat …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their escalating trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena.