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Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists...

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war

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Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:13, 06/11/2019

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
22:39, 06/11/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position.” “China buys MUCH less from us than we buy from ...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle....
14:52, 05/14/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
10:39, 05/06/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a trade war with China put allies and opponents alike i...
01:00, 05/14/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks end; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods i...
03:39, 05/10/2019

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff deadline nears President Trump, speaking at an event in Washington, said he may hold a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who had sent him a "beautiful" letter about working closely together....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war 'a little squabble' U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25% duties on all remaining Chinese imports....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Trump’s China Tariff Threat Could Be His Riskiest Trade Move Yet When Donald Trump blasts China’s unfair business tactics, he tends to highlight the manufacturing jobs that he pledged to bring back in his 2016 campaign. But one of the toughest sticking points in his trade negotiations this week is from a sid...
03:00, 05/09/2019

China-US trade talks still on, Beijing says, despite Trump tariff threat A Chinese official said Monday that Beijing was still planning on sending negotiators to the U.S. for scheduled trade talks this week, despite President Trump's abrupt threat Sunday to place tariffs of 25% on all incoming goods from China, a sharp es...
18:52, 05/06/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks ends; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods i...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Tariff Hike Looms Over Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Talks (WASHINGTON) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. China has threatened ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Monday...
08:26, 05/07/2019

China, U.S. to hold more trade talks as Trump ratchets up tariff threat China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said, as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China....
03:26, 05/11/2019

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
21:13, 06/13/2019

China considers canceling trade talks with U.S. after Trump vows new tariff hike: WSJ China is considering canceling trade talks with the United States this week after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on China, the Wall street Journal reported on Sunday citing a source....
07:26, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 6-U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Monday...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
01:52, 06/06/2019

China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect Liu He will dine with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other U.S. officials as the Trump administration and China try to reach a trade deal....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Trump tariff hike leaves U.S.-China trade deal in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods left prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the world's two largest economies in limbo on Monday, casting uncertainty on plans for more talks this week....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
02:52, 06/11/2019

China announces tariff hikes on $60 billion of US imports in retaliation for Trump’s latest trade penalties BEIJING (AP) — China announces tariff hikes on $60 billion of US imports in retaliation for Trump’s latest trade penalties....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
16:52, 05/08/2019

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing,” credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure China to give in on trade. Trump defended employing ta...
19:13, 06/10/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
02:00, 06/10/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and treasury secretary have shed more light on the surprise move....
06:13, 05/07/2019

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
00:00, 06/08/2019

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
06:52, 05/13/2019

No surrender in China as markets react to latest US trade tariff hike Despite months of relative optimism over Sino-US trade talks, things have hit the skids in recent days with US tariff hikes on Chinese imports. Market reaction has been negative and all eyes are now on China’s response....
21:52, 05/13/2019

China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks BEIJING (AP) — China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Lieberman praises Trump's China strategy, says Biden flip-flops Former U.S. Sen. Joe Liberman praised President Trump's China strategy on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday after saying 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden may have flip-flopped on the issue. ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Brit Hume: Trump 'badly needs' China strategy to be a success ahead of 2020 election President Trump "badly needs" to score a win with his "bold" China strategy so he can head into the 2020 election at his strongest, according to Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume....
22:39, 05/13/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States important leverage and that they are lucrative on th...
15:52, 05/14/2019

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Chinese delegation will come to the US for trade talks after Trump tariff threat China's group will be smaller than planned, and it is unclear whether Vice Premier Liu He, whom two officials describe as "the closer," will attend....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
03:26, 06/11/2019

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
07:26, 06/08/2019

Burger King Parent Defends Strategy as Sales Growth Cools Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, is under pressure from investors to show it has a plan to boost sales at its restaurant chains....
14:00, 05/15/2019

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
17:00, 06/03/2019

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
16:39, 05/31/2019

Fact Check: Trump’s Inaccurate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea....
08:39, 05/09/2019

Trump tariff threats to China sinks stocks Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs against China. (May 6)        ...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff hike. “I think I do, but it’s interesting, the expected countermeasures haven’t yet materialized,” ...
17:52, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products t...
09:52, 05/11/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal."...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
20:00, 06/10/2019

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Asia markets trade higher as Trump stands down on Mexico tariff threat Stocks in Asia traded higher on Monday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement last week that tariffs would not be slapped on Mexican goods. Autos in Japan and South Korea jumped on the news....
03:52, 06/10/2019

China warns of retaliation if US follows through with Trump tariff hike threat The Chinese government said Wednesday that it would retaliate if the Trump administration followed through with its threat to sharply hike tariffs on its goods by midnight Thursday. The warning comes on the eve of China's Vice Premier Liu He coming t...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Markets Right Now: Trump Tariff Threat To China Sinks Stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatens more tariffs against China. The escalation of tensions Monday came just as investors were ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Futures sink after Trump escalates China tariff threat U.S. stock index futures plunged on Monday after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, raising fears of a global slowdown and halting a relative period of calm in the markets....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Soybean prices near 10-year low after Trump's tariff threat to China Soybean prices are nearing their lowest level in a decade following a series of tweets from President Donald Trump on Sunday that threatened to increase tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
08:26, 05/06/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patriot farmers” in the US would benefit from tariff in...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Trump's tariff deadline looms as Wall Street hedges for all outcomes in trade showdown President Donald Trump says China wants a deal, but Wall Street is not totally convinced there will be one, even though stocks rose on the president's remarks Wednesday....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
01:39, 05/06/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Stocks, commodities tumble after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
06:00, 05/06/2019

China shows eagerness to deal despite Trump tariff threat, analysts say By sending Vice Premier Liu He to Washington just 24 hours before President Trump's threat to raise China tariffs to 25% goes into effect, China is signaling that it wants to get a trade deal finished, trade policy analysts say....
08:52, 05/08/2019

Global shares, oil plunge after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
08:26, 05/06/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tariff hike, chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
00:13, 05/13/2019

Trump Issues Tariff Threat and China Considers Pulling Out of Talks President Trump threatened to drastically ramp up U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, a surprise twist that put an accord in doubt as Beijing considered pulling out of talks scheduled to begin this week....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigration now threatens to disrupt that shift and drive...
21:26, 06/02/2019

In shift, Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods ahead of next trade talk round President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing he will hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
23:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
03:52, 05/06/2019

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy' U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China walked back commitments for a trade deal....
01:39, 06/13/2019

WRAPUP 2-China stocks, yuan tumble on Trump's fresh tariff threats Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Trump issued latest tariff threat after told of China back-tracking, report says In talks last week in Beijing, Chinese officials told their U.S. counterparts they would not agree to a trade deal that required changes to Chinese law, Bloomberg reported. China had previously agreed to change its laws in the text of the deal, they ...
23:39, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 1-Trump tariff threat leaves U.S.-China talks in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's escalation of a trade war with China left plans in limbo on Monday for high-level negotiations later this week to end the dispute....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Schumer urges Trump to 'hang tough on China' after latest tariff threat while other Dems are quiet "Strength is the only way to win with China," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat to China....
00:13, 05/07/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as Trump's tariff hike on China looms U.S. stock futures turned negative and Asian shares pared gains on Friday as global investors waited nervously to see if Washington would suspend its plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports at midday....
06:39, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Fact Check: Fact Checking Trump’s Inacurrate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida Rally Speech President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
20:26, 05/06/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Trump's China threat is more than just about trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
17:52, 05/30/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister....
09:52, 05/14/2019

Trump says U.S.-China trade talks have not collapsed U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said trade talks with China had not collapsed, characterizing the trade war between the world's two largest economies as "a little squabble."...
19:00, 05/14/2019

"A Little Squabble," Says Donald Trump On US China Trade War U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25%......
20:26, 05/14/2019

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwar...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening trade war....
06:52, 05/14/2019

Trump doubles down on trade threats against China President Trump declared on Monday the US will not be losing to China “anymore,” a day after he said he would raise tariffs on the country in a move that sent the stock market plunging over fears of an all-out trade war. ​”The Unite...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Trump says 'every signal' is China wants a trade deal President Trump said Wednesday China wants to reach a trade deal with the United States. He also predicted that a deal with Mexico to avoid creating new tariffs on its products was also likely and could happen soon....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump Attacks Joe Biden More Than Other 2020 Rivals. Is He Afraid or Excited? One thing is clear: Donald Trump is tweeting a lot about Joe Biden. Among advisers to the former Democratic vice president, there’s a divide on whether that’s a sign that Trump is especially worried about facing the Democratic frontrunner...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Trump To China: Trade Deal Now Or It Will Be "Far Worse" After 2020 President Donald Trump warned China on Saturday that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be "far worse for them if it has to be negotiated in my......
04:26, 05/12/2019

Biden slams Trump over escalating trade war with China Joe Biden took aim at President Donald Trump on Monday over the president’s escalating trade war with China, as well as the way he has handled the nation’s debt and deficit....
22:39, 05/13/2019

Trump says China will be ‘hurt very badly’ if no trade deal WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) that China “will be hurt very badly” if they don’t agree to a trade deal. Trump tweeted Monday after the countries failed to reach a ...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won't lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated following his weekend threat to hike tariffs....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Trump: Europe 'worse than China' on trade barriers President Trump said Friday that the European Union is "worse than China" when it comes to imposing trade barriers, blasting the trading bloc for it's "very unfair" practices....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasuries jumped with the yen on demand for haven assets...
16:26, 05/13/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' to complete China trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as U.S. negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Trump threatens more action in China trade fight President Donald Trump says he's going to take further action to help the nation's farmers in the midst of an escalating trade war with China. (May 13)        ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as much as the United States....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Sees China Trade Deal 'When the Time Is Right' President Trump signaled he was in no rush to reach a deal with China and pledged that the federal government would come to the financial aid of American farmers hurt by Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
14:52, 05/23/2019

China says will 'never surrender' on trade, Trump warns against retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Beijing not to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute after China said it "will never surrender to external pressure."...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade talks with...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war The president’s bullish advisers may be taking a hard line, but the chances of a deal are better than they lookDuring Donald Trump’s campaign to be president, he regularly cited China’s export subsidies as “evil”, and in his manifesto he pledged to “...
18:00, 05/11/2019

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Kudlow Breaks With Trump, Saying ‘Both Sides Will Pay’ in Trade War With China Larry Kudlow’s acknowledgment was merely a recognition of Economics 101. But it flew in the face of one of President Trump’s favorite arguments: that trade wars are easy to win....
00:52, 05/13/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON – President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, labeling it a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better position to prevail in the tiff over tariffs. “Our economy is fantastic. Theirs is not so good,” Trum...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Farmers still support Trump despite costly trade war with China A March CNN/Des Moines Register poll of registered Republicans in Iowa found 81 per cent approved of how Trump is handling his job, and 82 per cent had a favourable view of the president, an increase of five points since December....
23:52, 05/19/2019

Trump: We'll know in three to four weeks if China trade talks are successful Speaking at a White House event on Monday evening, U.S. President Donald Trump offered a projection about how much longer Washington and Beijing could be locked in heated trade negotiations....
06:13, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Trump: Don’t worry about US-China trade talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to the Florida Panhandle (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling supporters at his campaign rally in Florida not to worry about the trade talks the U.S. will be h...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Trump says talks with China to continue as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks with China would continue even after Washington moved to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, avoiding the worst-case scenario of a complete breakdown in negotiations between the world's two large...
23:39, 05/10/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly view...
23:26, 06/12/2019

Trump says talks with China will continue as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday trade talks with China would continue even after Washington moved to increase tariffs on Chinese imports, avoiding the worst-case scenario of a complete breakdown in negotiations....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against US trade tariffs President Trump warned China on Monday not to retaliate against the hike in tariffs he imposed last week, saying it would be “hurt very badly” if a deal is not reached to end a trade war between the two nations. “I say openly to President Xi & all of...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China might increase the price of the iPhone The stock market has been particularly volatile as of late, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Donald Trump’s penchant for making threats on Twitter about increasing import tariffs on Chinese-made goods. And while Trump has ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says not going to lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China on trade, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce....
14:00, 05/06/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:52, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
23:52, 05/06/2019

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
08:13, 06/02/2019

Stephen Moore predicts Trump will win trade war with China ​Conservative economist Stephen Moore, who pulled his name from consideration to serve on the Federal Reserve board, predicted that President Trump will prevail in his administration’s trade war with China. “I think by the end of this year I th...
19:26, 05/19/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his m...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says new tariffs could be removed if China trade talks succeed China and the Trump administration both indicated Friday that they wanted to continue trade talks despite the administration's moves to place virtually all Chinese imports under tariff rates of 25%. A high-level meeting Friday between the countries' ...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Trump calls trade war with China 'little squabble,' says talks ongoing U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the trade war with China "a little squabble" and insisted talks between the world's two largest economies had not collapsed, as investors remained on guard for a further escalation of tit-for-tat tariffs....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:26, 06/11/2019

Trump says trade talks with China will continue, tariffs may or may not stay President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks between the United States and China would continue into the future and U.S. tariffs may or may not be removed, depending on the outcome of the negotiations....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy...
00:39, 05/15/2019

China says problem is Trump demanding trade deal be in writing A top adviser to China said Wednesday that the obstacle to a trade deal with the U.S. is President Trump's demand that all of Beijing's promises be put in writing....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Trump claims China tariffs help US, trade talks ‘congenial’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says trade talks between China and the U.S. are continuing in a “very congenial manner” despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed Friday on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump tweeted Friday that the...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries....
09:13, 05/24/2019

Trump: ‘No need to rush’ trade talks with China as tariffs rise President Trump tweeted, deleted, then retweeted about there being “absolutely no need to rush” trade talks with China — sending the stock market on a roller coaster Friday morning. The S&P 500 futures plummeted just before 7 a.m. when Trump posted, ...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Trump says China tariffs 'may or may not be removed' while trade talks continue U.S. trade talks with China ended early Friday afternoon with no deal, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC there are currently no additional talks scheduled in the future....
23:26, 05/10/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
12:13, 05/21/2019

Trump says he will meet with China’s Xi at G20 summit as trade fight intensifies U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified, sending shivers through global markets....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Steve Bannon: There is 'no chance' Trump is going to back down in the China trade war The standoff with China "cuts to the core of what the United States is going to be in the future," says the hardline ex-White House chief strategist....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new North American trade agreement and China’s detention of two Canadians. Trudeau’s...
20:26, 06/13/2019

China "Broke The Deal" In Trade Talks, Will Pay Through Tariffs: Trump President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Says He Has "A Feeling" US Will Make Trade Deal With China US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday that the United States and China would strike a deal in their high-stakes trade standoff. The two countries have hit each other with steep tariffs......
20:26, 06/12/2019

US-China Trade Talks Resume, Donald Trump Says Deal Still "Possible" US and Chinese officials returned to the bargaining table late Thursday amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump held out hopes of salvaging a trade deal....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks, will pay through tariffs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Trump unleashes higher tariffs on China as trade war intensifies President Trump's move came after discussions between President Xi Jinping’s top trade envoy and his U.S. counterparts in Washington made little progress on Thursday, with the mood around them downbeat, Bloomberg reported....
13:13, 05/10/2019

Trump: China stalling because they’d rather talk trade with ‘weak’ Democrats President Trump said Chinese officials are slow-walking talks over a trade deal because ​they’d rather negotiate with presidential candidate Joe Biden or one of the “very weak Democrats” but he won’t let that happen. “Th...
16:52, 05/08/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his m...
19:52, 05/09/2019

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President...
08:26, 06/08/2019

Donald Trump Warns China To Not "Retaliate" Against US Trade Tariffs President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate after Washington raised punitive duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."...
00:13, 05/24/2019

EU's Juncker say he trusts Trump on trade, needs quick U.S.-China deal The head of the EU executive said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump could be trusted on EU-U.S. trade relations and that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict needed to be resolved soon to restore investor confidence....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears likely to be prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China....
03:39, 05/07/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the administration’s recent tax cuts....
23:26, 05/12/2019

Trump Tweets Corner China's Xi---Get a Trade Deal Without Looking Weak President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Trump says Huawei dispute could be resolved in trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump characterized Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as very dangerous on Thursday but said its dispute with the United States could be resolved in a trade deal with China....
00:13, 05/24/2019

Trump: 'I can imagine Huawei being included' in a US-China trade deal Trump signaled he is open to negotiating U.S. restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant as part of a trade deal, even as he called Huawei "very dangerous."...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Trump's escalated trade war with China could hit California ports especially hard An escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions could deal a severe blow to California's ports and economy, potentially putting at risk thousands of jobs....
00:52, 05/07/2019

China vice premier going to U.S. for trade talks despite Trump threats Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for trade talks, Beijing said on Tuesday, playing down a sudden increase in tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose new tariffs....
11:39, 05/07/2019

Trump Ups Pressure On China Ahead Of Last Ditch Trade Talks US President Donald Trump announced Sunday that the United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods -- a blunt warning to Beijing just days before what is being billed as a......
05:26, 05/06/2019

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. I...
02:26, 05/24/2019

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Dems 'afraid' to call new Trump-Russia probes an 'impeachment hearing' President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday night that Democrats are afraid to call their continued investigating into Russia and the Mueller report an "impeachment hearing."  ...
13:13, 05/16/2019

Trump Sees a China Trade Deal Through a New Prism: The 2020 Election The president’s recent statements suggest he now believes that demonstrating his toughness with China and walking away from a deal might well put him in a better position politically than signing one....
04:13, 05/11/2019

Trump Taunts China as Negotiators Prepare for Another Round of Trade Talks Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks....
16:26, 05/08/2019

How Trump's trade war threatens China's ambition to lead the world in technology China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology....
19:52, 05/12/2019

Trump’s China Trade Talks Head for Stalemate As Trust Fades The emerging stalemate in U.S.-China trade negotiations reflects a breakdown in trust and widening differences that are unlikely to be resolved soon. President Donald Trump on Monday again accused China of backing out of a deal that was taking shape ...
14:26, 05/13/2019

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
20:26, 06/11/2019

China threatens retaliation as Trump touts chances of trade deal President Trump said China indicated it hopes to “make a deal” when senior Chinese officials visit Washington for negotiations Thursday and Friday. Otherwise, the U.S. has said it will raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods on Friday....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Says European Union Treats US Worse Than China Does On Trade US President Donald Trump said the European Union is less fair to the United States on trade than even China, which is embroiled in a months-long trade war with Washington....
23:52, 05/17/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Global stocks rebound as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
20:00, 05/14/2019

China trade team still preparing to go for talks after Trump cranks up pressure China said on Monday that a delegation is still preparing to go to the United States for trade talks, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on Beijing to reach a deal, saying he would hike tariffs on Chinese goods this wee...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Farm industry in the dark about Trump's promised aid for China trade fight President Trump has promised as much as $15 billion in aid to the agricultural industry to make up for China's retaliatory tariffs, but farm trade associations say they don't know yet how the assistance would work....
07:26, 05/15/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Trade war: Trump promises deal with China 'when the time is right' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade rowLatest: Trump tweetsMore investors fear a crashEarlier:Latest: UK jobless rate now lowest since 1975But in-work poverty still hits ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
22:13, 05/22/2019

As Trump takes heat on China, Pelosi plans talk with US trade rep House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reportedly scheduled to meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday, a day after President Trump received harsh criticism from fellow Republicans who claim a trade war with China would drastically ...
12:39, 05/15/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/04/2019

Trump suggests China wants Dem elected in 2020 to secure better trade terms President Trump shared his take on the stalled U.S. trade talks with China on Saturday, suggesting Beijing may be waiting until the 2020 presidential election to see if a Democrat gets elected to secure more favorable terms....
07:13, 05/12/2019

Trump's threat to escalate trade war with China pushes Dow lower for a second day The Dow Jones industrial average extended its losses into a second day on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Trump says China is stalling because it wants to negotiate trade with Biden or 'weak Democrats' President Trump said Wednesday that the reason behind China's attempt to walk back commitments it previously made in trade talks with the U.S. is that Beijing wants to stall things until Democrats are in office because they would be pushovers....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Trump's trade fight with China sends Dow plunging 350 points Stocks slid on Monday in early trading after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Trump says China is slow-walking trade talks to negotiate with a Democrat instead President Trump said Saturday that China's recent move to walk back concessions it had made in trade talks was an attempt to sabotage the deal so they could wait until a Democrat could replace him as president....
06:26, 05/12/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
03:13, 05/13/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade tal...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Bannon praises Trump for staying tough on China trade talks Former White House adviser Steven Bannon said China is waging an economic war against the United States and credited President Trump for standing strong against Beijing’s attempts to backpedal on trade talks. “This radical cadre, led by P...
00:39, 05/13/2019

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus ...
03:26, 05/24/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
21:52, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
22:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Fri...
13:13, 05/31/2019

Trump’s Trade War With China Could Cost the Average Family Up to $2,300 a Year, Report Estimates President Donald Trump’s trade war with China could cost the average American family of four up to $2,300 a year, according to a report on the effect of tariffs on the U.S. economy and workers. The study, by the economic consulting firm Trade P...
23:26, 05/14/2019

China denies blowing up trade talks with the US hours before Trump's new tariffs drop REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US is set to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods at midnight. The Trump administration has said that the increase is because China reneged on previously agreed upon elements of a still-unfinished trade ...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Trump rattles saber at China ahead of make-or-break trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was taking steps to authorize new tariffs on $325 billion in Chinese imports as officials prepared for last-ditch talks to avert an escalation of a trade war that threatens to derail the global economy....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Trump believes China will make trade deal, but tariffs ready -CNBC U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday additional tariffs on Chinese goods were ready to kick in after the G20 summit this month if no trade deal is reached with China and criticized Federal Reserve policies as "destructive" for the United States...
17:13, 06/10/2019

US-China trade talks end with no deal, but Trump puts faith in 'strong' relationship with Xi Talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended Friday without a trade pact, prompting the Trump administration to possibly further expand its trade war with Beijing and tax its remaining imports, increasing the widening divide between the world's t...
11:26, 05/11/2019

President Trump’s Trade War With China Wiped $1 Trillion Off Global Markets in a Single Day The flare-up in trade tensions sent global equities to the steepest losses of the year, wiping more than $1 trillion from stock values around the world Monday. The MSCI All-Country World Index fell 2% as of 12:55 p.m. in New York, headed for the wors...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Dow, stocks end slightly down after an earlier jolt from Trump's trade threat to China Stocks closed lower Monday, paring earlier losses after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
03:00, 05/07/2019

China censors Trump and boosts propaganda ahead of vital trade summit It's headline news in the rest of the world, but in China, US President Donald Trump's threat to sharply raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods has barely registered a mention on the news agenda....
07:39, 05/09/2019

Opposites attract: Even Steve Bannon and Tom Friedman agree Trump is right to hit China on trade Ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon and New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, who might seem like ideological opposites, agree on at least one issue: China trade....
19:52, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Fri...
09:26, 05/31/2019

Global stocks bounce back as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Wall St. clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
21:52, 05/24/2019

Bipartisan Embrace of Trump's China Trade Row Faces Test as Tariffs Rise President Trump has enjoyed rare bipartisan cheering for his brass-knuckle trade fight with Beijing, but that support will now be tested as U.S. businesses and consumers shoulder higher tariffs....
18:39, 05/12/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Will Buy American Farmers’ Crops to Offset China Trade Losses President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will boost its purchases of domestic farm products for humanitarian aid in an effort to offset lost demand from China as trade tensions flare between the nations. Trump said on Twitter on Friday that the U.S...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says Obama let China get away with 'murder,' touts tariffs as trade standoff heats up President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s controversial move to increase tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods after trade talks between Washington and Beijing failed to come to an agreement, while saying the Obama administration let C...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said o...
06:39, 05/31/2019

Dow rebounds slightly on Trump's renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks The Dow Jones industrial average rebounded modestly amid sharp swings Tuesday as Trump voiced optimism on trade talks with China.        ...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
20:26, 06/11/2019

China reneged on commitments in trade talks, Lighthizer says, prompting Trump to raise tariffs The Trump administration's top trade negotiators said Monday that China had in recent days abruptly withdrawn some of the commitments it had previously made in the countries' ongoing talks, prompting President Trump to abruptly threaten to raise tari...
00:26, 05/07/2019

Dow, stocks pare losses in afternoon trading after Trump's trade threat to China Stocks pared losses on Monday in afternoon trading after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

President Trump thinks China is getting 'cold feet' on trade promises: Sen. John Thune President Trump isn't playing nice with China amid claims that they are backing away from previous discussions about "trade abuses," according to Sen. John Thune, R., S.D....
20:52, 05/07/2019

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. techn...
00:39, 06/09/2019

Dow futures drop about 500 points as China ponders skipping trade talks after Trump threat Stock futures were down Monday over soured U.S.-China trade talks after President Trump said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise Friday.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

In Push for Trade Deal, Trump Administration Shelves Sanctions Over China’s Crackdown on Uighurs During trade talks, U.S. officials have avoided confronting China about its persecution of Uighurs despite bipartisan pressure, fearing such a move could harm a deal....
21:26, 05/04/2019

Goldman has a strategy to play the trade war that divides the stock market, pitting Amazon vs Apple 'Service' companies like Amazon will fare better than 'goods' makers like Apple during a trade war, Goldman Sachs said in a note on Tuesday....
17:13, 05/08/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
21:26, 05/13/2019

Stock futures point to flat open as Trump says the US is not ready to make trade deal with China U.S. stock futures indicated a flat open on Tuesday, with financial markets on edge as trade worries remain high on investors' list of concerns....
13:52, 05/28/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs set to begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday with higher tariffs set to kick in.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Dow ends flat as Trump's optimism on U.S.-China trade talks is dinged by looming deadline The Dow Jones industrial average rebounded modestly amid sharp swings Tuesday as Trump voiced optimism on trade talks with China.        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
11:52, 06/08/2019

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
10:39, 05/10/2019

Stronghold: Warlords is Firefly Studios’ strategy sojourn into China and the Mongol Empire Stronghold: Warlords is the next entry in the real-time strategy series that Firefly Studios first launched in 2001. It's coming to PC in 2020.Read More...
04:00, 06/11/2019

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18:13, 05/10/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from ...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Lara Trump defends Tiger Woods, Trump after newspaper's blistering editorial Trump 2020 campaign senior advisor and the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, defended golfer Tiger Woods Monday after he was accused by the Baltimore Sun of “embracing” President Trump, who they accused of “inciting” bigotry and racism, by acc...
09:39, 05/07/2019

Inside Romney's Trump strategy When asked about Republicans’ criticism of his occasional anti-Trump stances, Mitt Romney doesn’t miss a beat: “I have to show you something.” He grabs his iPad and pulls up an article: “Romney: why the Republican pros distrust him.” It’s a 1964 Loo...
11:39, 05/31/2019

Trade war comes to Louisville, Jack Daniels takes tariff hit LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration’s tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point for the entire year. Brown-Forman Corp. posted four...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security ...
17:13, 05/31/2019

Democrats weigh a ‘Benghazi Trump’ strategy Democrats may not be able to saddle President Donald Trump with impeachment proceedings or pry documents from his administration, but they have another means of bludgeoning him: hearings, hearings and more hearings.It’s a counterstrategy to the presi...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Trump's Brexit Strategy Is Anathema to Sterling There was plenty of pomp at Buckingham Palace when Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II but Her Majesty’s currency has a message for the U.S. president: His advice on dealing with Europe is profoundly unwelcome to holders of sterling....
12:26, 06/04/2019

President Trump’s Rose Garden Strategy Mr. Trump has embraced the Rose Garden as a setting for public events — a literal interpretation of a time-tested strategy for incumbents seeking re-election....
11:26, 05/19/2019

Trump fact check: A 'fog of misinformation' on the trade dispute with China, AP finds Last week, President Donald Trump spoke on the trade dispute with China, the economy, veterans, etc. The AP fact check finds "fog of misinformation."        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
08:52, 06/04/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
20:26, 05/14/2019

U.S. and China Negotiators Meet For Talks Over Tariff War (BEIJING) — American and Chinese trade negotiators met Wednesday for talks on their bruising tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. side might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal with Beijing. Wednesd...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Reading the tea leaves: What's behind Donald Trump's sudden shift in tone on China trade talks? Some analysts believe the president's threats to increase China tariffs are a pressure tactic to get Beijing to sign off on a new trade deal.        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
14:26, 05/09/2019

A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy The president’s dissatisfaction has crystallized around national security adviser John Bolton and what Trump has groused is an interventionist stance at odds with his view that the United States should stay out of foreign quagmires....
04:26, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders actually agrees with Trump’s N. Korea strategy The politics of North Korea made strange bedfellows of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Saturday — when the Vermont Democrat said he doesn’t “fault” the president for his handling of Kim Jong Un. Trump’s face-to-face m...
10:13, 05/05/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
22:13, 05/09/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:00, 05/10/2019

A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariff Higher tariffs have been imposed on a broader range of imports as talks continue US-China trade war: latest updatesHigher tariffs come into effect as talks continueWhat has Trump done and what next?There are nearly 6,000 products that will now face 2...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war Foxconn senior executive says company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of ChinaApple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China.Foxconn, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, has moved t...
19:39, 06/11/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
12:26, 05/06/2019

China sends top negotiator to U.S. in bid to avert tariff hike Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for trade talks on Thursday and Friday, Beijing said on Tuesday, setting up a last-ditch bid to avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese goods announced by President Donald Trump....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Trump tax return strategy could backfire, recent court decisions indicate The Trump administration is fighting back against the House Democratic push to obtain the president's past tax returns, but two court decisions in recent days indicate it's possible the administration's strategy could backfire....
17:39, 05/28/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says no major trade breakthrough seen at China-U.S. meeting Former Chinese central bank governor Dai Xianglong said on Friday he expected no major breakthrough over trade at an anticipated meeting between Chinese and U.S. leaders in Japan at the end of June....
05:00, 05/31/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
21:52, 06/12/2019

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.        ...
17:26, 05/15/2019

China expresses regret over U.S. tariff hike, vows countermeasures China on Friday said it "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, adding without elaborating that it would take necessary countermeasures....
07:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
05:39, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-USTR says China tariff list does not include pharmaceuticals A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Farmers could take more blows in latest round of tariff escalation with China Though the $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs China announced Monday includes a long list of foods produced in the United States, industry experts say the impact on U.S. agriculture is difficult to predict....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
18:39, 05/06/2019

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Wall St. opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Wall St. set to open higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief Wall Street was set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
15:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
02:52, 06/05/2019

U.S. rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors Co and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
21:26, 06/05/2019

U.S. rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made vehicles GM and Volvo both said they were aware of the respective denials of their nearly year-old petitions. Both companies had not raised the sticker price to account for tariffs, which came into play last July....
20:13, 06/05/2019

Wall Street tumbles at open after China plans tariff retaliation U.S. stocks fell sharply at the open on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Nintendo Moves Some Switch Production Out of China, Adapting to Tariff Threat Nintendo is shifting some production of its Switch videogame console to Southeast Asia from China to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics....
14:52, 06/12/2019

U.S. leaves rare earths, critical minerals off China tariff list The United States has again decided not to impose tariffs on rare earths and other critical minerals from China, underscoring its reliance on the Asian nation for a group of materials used in everything from consumer electronics to military equipment...
19:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief on China-made Buick crossover The denial of the nearly year-old petition came in a May 29 letter from the U.S. Trade Representative's office saying the request concerns "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025' or other Chinese industrial programs."...
03:13, 06/05/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
18:00, 06/07/2019

US rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
18:39, 06/05/2019

Wall Street Rises on Rate-Cut Hopes, China Tariff Delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
17:52, 06/07/2019

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance Several rank-and-file lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings, but instead of pushing back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, they’re following her lead....
03:00, 05/16/2019

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a methodical strategy....
01:39, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 4-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Clothes-makers open China tariff hearings with warnings of 'devastating' consequences Clothing-makers called on the Trump administration Monday to forgo placing 25% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, arguing the action wouldn't protect the domestic industry since it widely uses supply chains that include China...
19:13, 06/17/2019

GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday....
06:52, 05/14/2019

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
21:13, 06/13/2019

WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff hikes set to be triggered on Friday....
20:39, 05/09/2019

RPT-WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
18:52, 05/31/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after a weak payrolls data in May increased bets that the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, while news that the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike helped add to the gains....
15:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets....
23:39, 05/13/2019

CEO of Buffett-owned Brooks Running moves production out of China, cites tariff threat The chief executive of Brooks Running, part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , said his company will shed much of its presence in China by moving running shoe production to Vietnam, a result of the trade dispute between China and the United...
17:13, 05/03/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:13, 05/20/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
19:39, 05/26/2019

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
03:52, 06/15/2019

On National Day of Prayer, Trump defends conscience rights The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
19:00, 05/02/2019

'A little squabble': Trump says U.S., China have 'extraordinary' relationship despite trade fight The president tried to put a positive spin on the trade fight with China after stocks tumbled following Beijing hitting the U.S. with more tariffs.        ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would s...
20:26, 06/09/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on th...
15:52, 06/11/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
20:26, 05/31/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
19:26, 05/20/2019

'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels': Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena "What you see happening is Congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending h...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war crimina...
23:00, 05/24/2019

In tense hearing, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramp...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” an...
18:39, 06/08/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
17:52, 06/17/2019

Trump Says India's 50% Tariff On US Motorcycles Unacceptable US President Donald Trump said that even though India has reduced its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 percent to 50 percent, it is still too high and not acceptable to him....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Trump announces tariff-avoiding deal with Mexico Pop the tequila and pass the guacamole — the US has struck a trade deal with Mexico that will avert tariffs on imports. “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” Presi...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexico over illegal immigration The 5 percent tariff would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in a Twitter post on Thursday night....
02:52, 05/31/2019

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico ...
15:13, 06/02/2019

Trump's tariff push squeezes businesses and consumers The first time President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on the luggage that Tiffany Williams imports for her Texas store, she stockpiled high-end suitcases and other products ahead of the deadline to protect profits....
08:26, 05/07/2019

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is hol...
07:00, 06/06/2019

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such coop...
20:39, 06/09/2019

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 More duties will be added if Mexico does not take action "reduce or eliminate the number of illegal aliens" crossing into the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
03:52, 05/31/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump is putting a tariff on summer!' Late-night hosts focused on Trump’s French visit and Elizabeth Warren’s well-constructed presidential campaignLate-night hosts focused on a variety of political topics, from Donald Trump’s trip to France to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Trump Issues Tariff Threat on Chinese Goods President Trump threatened to drastically ramp up U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, an 11th-hour twist that puts in doubt whether the two sides can reach a trade deal this week....
01:13, 05/06/2019

Global shares, oil drop after Trump tariff threat Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
09:39, 05/06/2019

For 'tariff man' Trump, levies start looking like goal, not tool President Trump’s tariffs are looking like an end-goal rather than a tool and more tangible than any of the deals the president has promised. And that, economists agree, bodes badly for the U.S. and global economies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Trump's tariff on Mexico could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's bigge...
18:52, 05/31/2019

GOP Senators Line Up Against Trump’s Mexico Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sai...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up President Donald Trump on Friday claimed his latest round of import tariffs on Chinese goods will force China to pay "$100 billion" to the U.S. Treasury. In fact, the burden of higher tariffs will ultimately fall on American consumers....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
16:39, 06/06/2019

Stock markets plunge on Trump tariff threats US stocks slumped on Monday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 350 points, after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, sparking a flight from riskier assets. Tru...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
02:39, 05/31/2019

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless illegal immigration from the country was stopped....
04:13, 05/31/2019

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them President Trump’s threats to increase tariffs led Chinese stock markets to their worst day in almost four years. And the Chinese Internet was awash in memes comparing Trump to Thanos, the ultimate bad guy from the Avengers series....
00:00, 05/07/2019

John Negroponte: Trump's new tariff on Mexico is 'bad politically and bad economically' "I think it's both bad politically and bad economically and I don't think it's really going to help solve the immigration problem, either," said the former American diplomat....
10:26, 05/31/2019

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
03:52, 06/01/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
15:26, 06/11/2019

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
23:26, 06/06/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
02:52, 06/01/2019

German business lobby: Trump's new tariff threat "not good at all" U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats against China will have negative effects on the German economy, the head of the country's chambers of commerce was quoted as saying by regional newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine on Monday....
12:39, 05/06/2019

Fox Business' Neil Cavuto says Trump 'lying' on tariff math Fox Business host Neil Cavuto said Tuesday that President Trump was "lying" when he claimed that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods had taken in $100 billion in revenue for the government....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes imm...
17:52, 05/31/2019

Trump to delay auto tariff decision by 6 months, report says A formal announcement is expected by Saturday, the due date for President Trump to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds, officials told Reuters....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesd...
21:13, 06/04/2019

U.S., European shares strengthen after Trump auto-tariff delay U.S. and European stock indexes erased losses and turned positive on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, outweighing earlier pressure on equities and government bond yields caused by weak U....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Shares up as Trump finds reverse gear for car tariff threat US and European stock market values have surged on reports Donald Trump is to delay, by up to six months, a decision to impose tariffs on car imports to the US....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks, Trump doubles down on threat Top Mexican and U.S. officials on Sunday prepared for crunch talks next week aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
23:26, 06/02/2019

U.S., European shares gain after Trump auto-tariff delay U.S. and European stock indexes gained on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, offsetting earlier pressure on equities and government bond yields from weak U.S. and Chinese economic data....
21:52, 05/15/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
05:26, 05/31/2019

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said th...
02:52, 06/10/2019

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Trump's tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on talks Trump on Sunday raised pressure on Beijing to strike a trade deal by announcing he would increase tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports Friday to 25 percent from 10 percent. He also floated the possibility of extending a new 25 percent duty on...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Trump ratchets up tariff threat after talks show no progress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, underscoring a lack of progress by U.S. and Chinese negotiators in talks aimed at ending an escalating trade w...
03:26, 05/11/2019

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
21:26, 06/05/2019

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
19:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
21:13, 05/31/2019

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
20:39, 05/28/2019

Wall St. skids, jolted by Trump's surprise tariff threat on Mexico U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
00:26, 06/01/2019

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even tho...
19:13, 06/02/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
03:39, 06/04/2019

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
11:39, 06/16/2019

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
21:26, 05/31/2019

Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progress made in recent months....
02:52, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Chinese yuan tumbles as Trump's tariff threats sting markets The Chinese yuan plunged against the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened increased tariffs on Chinese goods, surprising markets after weeks of talk that a trade deal was imminent....
10:39, 05/06/2019

RPT-U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequen...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
01:39, 05/06/2019

Lloyd Blankfein says Trump’s tariff hikes could be an ‘effective negotiating tool’ President Trump’s trade war with China just got a plug from Lloyd Blankfein, the ex-CEO of Goldman Sachs. In a late-Tuesday tweet that surprised some Wall Streeters, Blankfein threw his weight behind the White House’s proposed hike of tariffs on $200...
19:00, 05/15/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso weakens after Trump tariff blow Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday, with Mexico's peso sliding to its lowest in about five months after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. The Mexican peso slipped up to 3.6% and remained on...
17:26, 05/31/2019

Pelosi ‘deeply disappointed’ by Trump’s tariff-averting deal with Mexico President Trump’s use of tariff threats against Mexico to induce concessions on migration policy was a counterproductive exercise in “threats and temper tantrums,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
02:52, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive cooperation" in allowing an influx of migrants to cross the border illegal...
02:39, 05/31/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Trump continues to hang tariff threat over Mexico despite reaching deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled renewing his tariff threat on Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't co-operate on border issues, as Democratic challengers criticized a deal reached to avert the tariffs as overblown....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Thom Tillis: President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat is the right decision President Trump has to use every device at his disposal -- including tariffs -- when it comes to the immigration crisis on the southern border, Senate Judiciary Committee member Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said Tuesday....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Here’s what people think about retiring early and Trump’s tariff threats dragging down stocks Readers weigh in on collecting Social Security early, paying off a mortgage before retirement and how President Trump's trade wars are impacting retirement plans....
18:26, 06/06/2019

European shares gain on Trump tariff relief, carmakers shine European shares gained ground on Tuesday, with Germany's carmakers outperforming, as risk appetite held firm after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
11:39, 06/11/2019

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from enter...
03:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequen...
08:26, 06/01/2019

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the ...
12:39, 06/07/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 3-month low as carmakers plunge on Trump's Mexico tariff Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a more than three-month low, led by a plunge in carmakers after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would impose a new tariff on all imports from Mexico next month until illegal immigration is stopped....
09:26, 05/31/2019

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
17:13, 06/04/2019

Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to remove footwear from the proposed tariffs list on goods imported from China....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
23:26, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Orders Tariff Rises On Remaining Chinese Imports US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from China, less than 24 hours after Washington raised tariffs on approximately $200 billion of Chinese goods....
01:39, 05/11/2019

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States...
00:26, 06/05/2019

Everything you always wanted to know about age verification but were afraid to ask Beginning on July 15th, internet users in the UK will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online as part of the government’s upcoming Porn Block. The new legislation is designed to help protect children online by limiting their...
12:52, 05/24/2019

What Is Nancy Pelosi Afraid Of? Another day, another example of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doing anything she possibly can to avoid the question of what it will actually take for the House to finally impeach the motherfucker....
00:13, 05/08/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff threat Gold prices rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports rekindled trade tensions between the two economies and pushed investors to seek insurance in safe-haven assets....
10:00, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
08:26, 06/01/2019

Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Mo...
01:00, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 3-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to remove footwear from the proposed tariffs list on goods imported from China....
23:13, 05/20/2019

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
21:13, 05/31/2019

WRAPUP 3-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal President Trump announced an agreement just before punishing tariffs went into effect, but it was unclear whether he saw it as truly new concessions or a face-saving way to defuse his tariff threat....
01:39, 06/09/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks wilt, currencies slide on Trump tariff threat Emerging-market shares fell on Monday on trade conflict re-emerged between the United States and China when U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods if an agreement was not reached soon....
12:39, 05/06/2019

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argumen...
23:00, 06/05/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
06:52, 06/04/2019

Toyota says Trump's latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US 'not welcomed' The company's comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will "address the threatened impairment" of national security from auto imports....
23:13, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:13, 05/31/2019

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
19:26, 06/02/2019

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as carmakers plunge on Trump's Mexico tariff jolt Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a 3-1/2-month low, led by a plunge in carmakers after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would impose a new tariff on all imports from Mexico next month until illegal immigration is stopped....
09:26, 05/31/2019

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop hi...
02:39, 06/05/2019

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
20:13, 06/09/2019

Sieren's China: Trump feels threatened by China's rise In the trade dispute between the US and China, Washington has placed all its bets on one card and is flexing its military muscles, too. It shows just how much Trump feels cornered by China's rise, says DW’s Frank Sieren....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
18:13, 06/05/2019

Fantasy owners must not be afraid to get rid of big-name vets Baseball is a young man’s game. Thirty years ago, a baseball player’s physical prime years were between 27-32. Rookie call-ups were usually 23-24 years old and, after a few seasons of cutting their teeth in the big leagues, were ready for their break...
08:52, 06/09/2019

Brit Hume: Trump tariff policies 'a dramatic departure' from conservative American thought President Trump's use of tariffs as a negotiating tool is a stark departure from the customary conservative Republican policy platform, according to Brit Hume....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Jonah Goldberg: Trump Mexico tariff threat could 'scuttle' planned replacement of NAFTA President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico could complicate plans to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Jonah Goldberg....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
18:52, 06/07/2019