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 ...

U.S. objections to French tech tax overshadow G-7 finance meet

Business Jul 18, 2019

U.S. objections to French tech tax overshadow G-7 finance meet

The Trump administration is objecting to France's plan to tax Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech giants, a rift that's overshadowing talks between seven longtime allies this week on issues ranging from digital currencies to trade. As finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich ...