• Big investors - including Buffett and Tudor Jones - aren't worried about a trade war with China

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Several experienced market veterans predict the U.S. and China will eventually reach a satisfactory trade deal.
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  • The U.S. is continuing to build a closer relationship with Japan as th

    5 monthes ago - By AG Web

    The U.S. is continuing to build a closer relationship with Japan as the relations with China are turning turbulent.

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  • FedEx shares hit by U.S.-China trade tensions ahead of earnings

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - FedEx Corp shares suffered their worst sell-off in two months ahead of the package delivery company's quarterly results on Tuesday, as the latest U.S.-China trade tensions stoked fears that swept through the industrial sector.
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  • Trump Is Said to Be Planning U.S. Withdrawal From UN's Human Rights Council

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Trump administration plans to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it has long accused of hypocrisy and criticized as biased against Israel, according to two people familiar with the matter.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley plan to announce the withdrawal at the State Department in Washington at 5 p.m., the people said. They asked not to be identified discussing a decision that hadn't yet been made public.
    The 47-member council, based in Geneva and created in...
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  • The Latest: Trade fight could slow US growth, economists say

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions :
    12:45 p.m.
    Economists are starting to warn that the tit-for-tat tariff threats between the United States and China, should they all be implemented, would meaningfully slow U.S. growth.
    Oxford Economics estimates that if President Donald Trump imposed the $200 billion in duties that he threatened to implement late Monday, and China responded in kind, U.S. growth could slow by 0.3 percentage point next year.
    "It looks like the probability of a full-blown trade war between the world's two largest economies is rising," said Louis Kuijs, an...
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  • ZTE shares tank after U.S. Senate puts Trump reprieve in doubt

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Shares of ZTE Corp plummeted around 27% on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate voted to undo a decision by President Trump to lift a ban on the Chinese telecoms firm resuming business with its U.S. suppliers. Kate King reports.
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  • Trade: Trump threat hits stocks, China condemns 'blackmail'

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Chinese stocks fell almost 4 percent and alarm bells rang across global markets on Tuesday, as the trade dispute between the United States and China escalated further. David Pollard reports.
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  • ZTE, U.S. suppliers shares tank after Senate puts Trump reprieve in doubt

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    HONG KONG - Shares of ZTE Corp and its American business partners took a hit on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate's passage of a defense bill set up a potential battle with the White House over whether the Chinese telecoms firm can resume business with U.S. suppliers.
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  • Trump fires back at Beijing with threat of new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    President Donald Trump has requested the United States Trade Representative to identify $200 billion worth of Chinese goods for additional tariffs at a rate of 10 percent.
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  • Trump reportedly told Apple's Tim Cook that iPhones will be spared from China tariffs

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    President Trump told Tim Cook that the U.S. would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the NYT reports.
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  • China says the US 'has initiated a trade war,' and Beijing isn't afraid to fight back

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday morning that it will take counter measures if the U.S. publishes an additional tariffs list.
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  • Here's the fundamental error in Trump's trade strategy

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Failed trade talks between the U.S. and China in June have culminated in the world's two largest economies making good on their threats-with both countries announcing billions of dollars of tariffs on each other's goods.
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  • China calls Trump's newest trade attack 'blackmail,' says US 'initiated a trade war'

    China calls Trump's newest trade attack 'blackmail,' says US 'initiated a trade war'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump instructed the US Trade Representative to identify another $200 billion in Chinese imports that could be subject to a 10% tariff.
    China responded by calling the move "blackmail" and stated that the US "initiated a trade war."
    China also threatened to hit back with proportional restrictions.
    The back-and-forth is the latest is a sustained trade fight between the two countries.
    China on Tuesday showed no sign of backing down after President Donald Trump threatened to kick off a full-blown trade war with the country.
    Trump directed the US Trade Representative's office...
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  • China calls Trump's newest trade attack 'blackmail,' says US 'initiated a trade war'

    China calls Trump's newest trade attack 'blackmail,' says US 'initiated a trade war'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump instructed the US Trade Representative to identify another $200 billion in Chinese imports that could be subject to a 10% tariff.
    China responded by calling the move "blackmail" and stated that the US "initiated a trade war."
    China also threatened to hit back with proportional restrictions.
    The back-and-forth is the latest is a sustained trade fight between the two countries.
    China on Tuesday showed no sign of backing down after President Donald Trump threatened to kick off a full-blown trade war with the country.
    Trump directed the US Trade Representative's office...
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  • China has a limited number of weapons to use in a trade war with the US

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    As China and the U.S. near a trade war, both nations bring different weapons to the table.
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  • The Latest: US stock market falls over trade war fears

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions :
    10:30 a.m.
    Spooked by worsening tensions over trade between the world's two largest economies, investors are selling stocks and commodities and buying safer assets.
    The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite index have each dropped more than 1.4 percent in early trading. That follows brisk selling in international markets. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 2.8 percent and France's CAC 40 slipped 1.4 percent.
    The sell-off came after President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion in...
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  • China slams U.S. 'blackmailing' after Trump makes new trade threat

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON - China accused the United States on Tuesday of "extreme pressure and blackmailing" and vowed to retaliate after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods in an escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.
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