Hopes dim as U.S. and China resume high-stakes trade talks

Business Oct 10, 2019

Hopes dim as U.S. and China resume high-stakes trade talks

President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping have plenty of reasons to call off their trade war. Both face weakening economies that would likely further deteriorate if their conflict escalates. Both are up against a formidable adversary that shows no inclination to yield. Both are tangled in ...

U.S. and China agree to resume trade talks, sending stocks up

Business Sep 6, 2019

U.S. and China agree to resume trade talks, sending stocks up

China and the United States agreed Thursday to hold high-level talks in Washington in early October, encouraging investors who hope for a trade war thaw as new U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods chip away at global growth. The new talks were arranged during a ...

Trump aides downplay 'order' to U.S. companies to leave China

Business Aug 26, 2019

Trump aides downplay 'order' to U.S. companies to leave China

Donald Trump's top aides Sunday downplayed the idea of U.S. companies being forced to abandon China anytime soon, as an edict from the president ordering businesses to start looking for alternatives has been met with skepticism. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economics adviser ...

U.S. and China seeking to revive trade talks, Trump adviser says

Business Aug 19, 2019

U.S. and China seeking to revive trade talks, Trump adviser says

Washington and Beijing are working actively to revive negotiations aimed at ending the trade war that has rattled world markets, Donald Trump's chief economic adviser said Sunday. If teleconferences between both sides' deputies pan out in the next 10 days "and we can have a ...