• Why the U.S.-China Trade War Won't Be Ending Anytime Soon

    9 days ago - By Fortune

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    Good morning, Clay Chandler writing for Adam today. President Trump will sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment produced by firms deemed a risk to national security, several wire services report. The measure won't name specific countries or companies, but will effectively ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies from competing in the U.S. market-ratcheting up trade tensions between...
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  • Investors are increasingly betting the Fed will drop rates, as the trade war escalates and Trump calls for a cut

    Investors are increasingly betting the Fed will drop rates, as the trade war escalates and Trump calls for a cut

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    While the Federal Reserve paused its three-year hiking campaign this year, officials have fallen short of signalling that lower borrowing costs are coming.
    But as the trade war between the US and China escalates, market expectations for an interest rate cut have been ticking higher.
    More than three quarters of investors forecast a rate cut by the end of the year, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool .
    An increasing number of market watchers appear to think the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing poses risks that could upend growth in the largest economy.
    While the Federal...
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  • Business leaders are expressing frustration and uncertainty about the US-China trade war

    Business leaders are expressing frustration and uncertainty about the US-China trade war

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Executives at S&P 500 companies sounded off on the US-China trade war during their first-quarter conference calls.
    Goldman Sachs equity strategists analyzed a selection of executive commentary across S&P 500 earnings calls and found trade-related uncertainty to be a major theme plaguing business.
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    If there's an elephant in the room that US multinational corporations are grappling with, it's the ongoing trade war between the two largest economies in the world.
    Executives at S&P 500 companies addressed how the US-China trade dispute impacted...
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  • Here's how China trade war tariffs work: Eventually you'll pay extra for furniture, scooters. and a lot more

    9 days ago - By Stl Today

    With China and the United States embroiled in an all-out trade war, companies are scrambling to find new overseas suppliers, even as they prepare to pass on the higher costs to their customers. Everything from the mundane to the practical...
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