• Hong Kong tensions could zap any trade deal

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    The Trump Administration wouldn't be able to reward China with a trade deal should the tensions in Hong Kong get worse, William O'Neil & Co's Randy Watts tells Reuters' Fred Katayama. That would be a negative for a market that's attempting to rally, he said.
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  • China bars US warships from making port call in Hong Kong as tensions mount amid continued protests

    China bars US warships from making port call in Hong Kong as tensions mount amid continued protests

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    China is refusing to allow two US Navy warships to make a port call in Hong Kong amid continued pro-democracy demonstrations in the city.
    Beijing has blamed the US, at least in part, for the protests and has warned the US against playing "dangerous games."
    The Chinese government has rejected US Navy port calls in the past, most recently in September 2018, when the USS Wasp was denied access to the city.
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    China has cancelled upcoming port visits to Hong Kong by two US Navy warships amid continued protests and rising tensions.
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  • Trump claims US intelligence shows Chinese troops moving to border with Hong Kong and says he's being blamed for ‘problems' there

    Trump claims US intelligence shows Chinese troops moving to border with Hong Kong and says he's being blamed for ‘problems' there

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he hoped the escalating situation in Hong Kong can be resolved peacefully.
    "The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation, very tough. We'll see what happens but I'm sure it will work out. I hope it works out for everybody - including China, by the way," Trump said of the ongoing pro-democracy protests.
    After these comments, Trump took to Twitter and suggested he's being blamed for the situation in Hong Kong. The president also said US intelligence told him China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong.
    Trump has faced increasing pressure...
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