• Stocks face critical technical test as worries about Trump and trade escalate

    18 days ago - By CNBC

    Stocks are facing a critical test as worries mount about the White House investigations and the status of U.S. trade with China.
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  • Trump praises China's Xi as trade talks begin in Beijing

    18 days ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as officials from the world's two largest economies began trade talks in Beijing, while state media said China would stand up to U.S. bullying.
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  • As U.S. and Chinese Teams Meet on Trade, One Side Has an Edge in Expertise

    18 days ago - By NY Times

    Missteps, confusion and a bureaucratic reshuffling on the Chinese side could lessen the already long odds that talks this week will soothe trade tensions between China and the United States.
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  • 1,100 economists warn that Trump is repeating one of the biggest mistakes of the Great Depression

    1,100 economists warn that Trump is repeating one of the biggest mistakes of the Great Depression

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    More than 1,100 economists, including 14 Nobel laureates, urged President Donald Trump to reverse course on recent trade measures.
    The economists drew comparisons between the current tariff measures under Trump and the Smoot-Hawley Act in 1930.
    The Smoot-Hawley tariffs helped contribute to the economic hardships of the Great Depression.
    Over 1,100 leading economists sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging the president to reverse course on recent trade tactics - lest the US repeat one of the biggest mistakes of the Great Depression.
    The letter , organized by the conservative-leaning...
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  • Trump's top economic advisers are embarking on a trip that could make or break the US-China trade fight

    Trump's top economic advisers are embarking on a trip that could make or break the US-China trade fight

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's top economic advisers will be in China on Thursday to try and cool the recent trade tensions between the two countries.
    The talks will likely center on the US-China trade deficit and the trade of technology between the two countries.
    They could lead to a battle inside the US delegation between free traders and protectionists.
    A cadre of President Donald Trump's top trade advisers touched down in China on Thursday in an attempt to deescalate recent trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
    The two countries' recent back-and-forth on tariffs, and...
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