• Trump administration takes major step to help Chinese firm ZTE

    4 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    TrumpThe president told China's leader he would give the company relief from U.S. punishments.
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  • The U.S. Senate took President Donald Trump to task on trade but fell

    4 monthes ago - By AG Web

    The U.S. Senate took President Donald Trump to task on trade but fell short of curtailing his power to impose tariffs.
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  • Dollar jumps as market focuses on strong data over trade tension

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday as the market put aside trade tension fears and focused on expectation-beating inflation report, which increased prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates another two times this year.
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  • Exclusive: U.S. clears hurdle to lifting ban on China's ZTE

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. signed an agreement with ZTE Corp that paves the way for the Chinese tech company to resume operations after a nearly three-month old ban on doing business with American suppliers, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday.
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  • Trade worries threaten Wall Street's four-day winning streak

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday and looked set to snap their four-day winning streak after Washington's threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods raised fears of an escalating trade war.
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  • Breakingviews TV: War on trade

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    With $200 bln of tariffs heading towards Chinese imports, a U.S. trade battle is now in full swing. Congress and businesses were distracted by tax cuts until lately. Now it may be too late, and as Gina Chon explains, there's scope for things to get worse.
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  • U.S. Companies In China Losing Patience, Tell Trump 'Enough Is Enough'

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Let the lobbying mayhem begin!
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  • Oil plunges on Libya reopening ports, trade tensions

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Oil futures plunged on Wednesday as the market remained fixed on supplies resuming from Libya and rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
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  • Stocks, metals hit by new U.S.-China trade war salvo

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Stocks fell and metals prices slumped on Wednesday as U.S. threats of tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods pushed the world's two biggest economies closer to a full-scale trade war.
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  • Wall Street drops on escalating U.S.-China trade war

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks slid on Wednesday, led by industrial shares, after Washington's threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods raised fears of an escalating trade war.
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  • China reportedly looks to ‘hit back in other ways' in response to latest US tariffs

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    After the White House's latest threat of 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, officials in Beijing are looking to “hit back in other ways,” according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
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  • Oil pares losses after U.S. crude stocks fall most since 2016

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Oil futures pared losses briefly Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories fell the most in nearly two years, before trading lower in a volatile session in which supplies from Libya and Iran were expected to increase.
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  • Canada Gives Mustard a Reprieve in Retaliatory Trade War

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Canada's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods hit a wide spectrum of products, but a push from Canadian farmers ensured that mustard won't be hit with higher costs.
    The condiment was originally on the list of U.S. goods that would see higher import taxes as part of a burgeoning global trade war, however it was dropped just before July 1, when the tariffs went into effect. Ketchup, though, is still subject to the duties.
    Canada's action came after the U.S. imposed tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum and President Donald Trump ratcheted up anti-Canada rhetoric. While Canadian Foreign...
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  • U.S. House Speaker Ryan: tariffs not the way to go in China trade dispute

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday tariffs are not the right tool to use in the trade dispute with China, although Beijing engages in unfair trade practices.
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