• JPMorgan's ultimate guide to markets and the economy

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Volatility has defined 2018's stock market. Trade war fears, and an increasing belief the US is nearing the end of the economic cycle have both put a damper on investor sentiment.
    The S&P 500 is only up slightly this year, and the Dow Jones is down, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq is leading the way in the US.
    But as the yield curve flattens, and investors flock into long-term government debt for safety, the outlook for equities may not be as rosy as it was in at the start of the year.
    The Federal Reserve is planning more rate hikes this year, but will certainly have to be vigilant if it's...
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  • Exclusive: China asks EU to form anti-U.S. alliance

    Exclusive: China asks EU to form anti-U.S. alliance

    7 monthes ago - By Reuters

    China is putting pressure on the European Union to issue a strong joint statement against President Donald Trump's trade policies at a summit later this month but is facing resistance, European officials said.
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  • China's ZTE Is Working Again in the U.S. Just as American Lawmakers Push for Heavier Sanctions on the Telecom Giant

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE has been given temporary permission to resume some of its business activities in the U.S., according to a Bloomberg report .
    ZTE ztcoy was earlier this year hit with a seven-year ban for breaking a settlement with U.S. authorities over ZTE's illegal sales of telecoms network equipment-using American parts-to Iran. The ban, which stopped ZTE from using American components, meant the company had to shut down its major operations.
    But then the Trump administration started showing more leniency to ZTE, in the context of wider trade negotiations with the...
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  • The Latest: Merkel says EU seeks to avoid trade war with US

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the U.S. and plans for both sides to impose tariffs on each other's exports :
    4:15 a.m.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union will make every effort to avoid a trade war with the United States, but Washington needs to join in that effort.
    President Donald Trump's administration has imposed tariffs on EU steel and aluminum imports and is mulling whether to add tariffs on cars, trucks and auto parts.
    Merkel told the German parliament Wednesday: "It is worth every effort to try to defuse this conflict so that it...
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  • How ZTE Ended Up in Middle of U.S.-China Trade War: QuickTake

    7 monthes ago - By Washington Post

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