Stories tagged: trade
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Americans have endured 25 years of NAFTA’s damage; let’s get the replacement right.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
The United States and China traded conciliatory gestures, raising hopes they can de-escalate a standoff over trade that has shaken financial markets and cast gloom over the global economy.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 6:12 p.m.
China extended an olive twig, rather than a branch, to the United States in their trade war Wednesday, announcing it would exempt 16 American-made products from tariffs as a sign …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 1:52 p.m.
Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China’s move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Stocks moved broadly higher as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to resume trade negotiations in October.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump’s tariffs.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4 p.m.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the U.S. economy is still growing steadily and most businesses are optimistic, even in the face of President Trump’s trade wars.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Investors holding out fresh hope that new talks between the U.S. and China set for September can lead to progress in the nations’ ongoing trade war spurred the rally, which …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled …
Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” about their war over trade and technology following tit-for-tat tariff …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Mixed signals over the trade war with China and rifts over Iran dominated the opening of the annual G-7 summit.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 8 p.m.
The U.S. reached a deal to suspend tariffs on tomatoes from Mexico and implement import restrictions demanded by Florida growers to protect their industry.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 7:45 p.m.
Representatives of 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser says the United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. “in pieces” to help speed the process.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Meatless Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, and now, Trade Mitigation Thursdays? This fall, some U.S. school cafeterias are expecting shipments of free food, one little-known consequence of President Donald Trump’s trade disputes.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Stocks stumbled Friday as worries flared yet again that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may be worsening.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors tried to shake off several days of volatile trading brought on by escalations in the U.S.-China trade war.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street regained its footing a day after the market had its biggest decline in a year.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
President Donald Trump accused China of manipulating its currency after Beijing let the yuan fall to a politically sensitive level against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
The latest tariffs President Donald Trump plans to impose on Chinese goods would cost U.S. households an average of $200 a year, some economists estimate, and would start to bite …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
U.S. and Chinese envoys held “constructive” trade talks on Wednesday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump rattled financial markets by accusing Beijing of trying to stall in hopes …
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Two months after U.S.-Chinese trade talks broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war resume Tuesday facing even …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
The pledge made in a Friday tweet rebuffs Apple’s attempt to shield its products from taxes being imposed on goods made in China as part of Trump administration’s trade war …
Wed., July 24, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is returning to China next week to further talks aimed at resolving a trade battle between Washington and Beijing.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that will require federal agencies to purchase products using more American components.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, a shake up of top point guards …