Stories related to on-going tariff fights and their related effects.
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Global De-Dollarization Sees Rise of China’s Yuan and Power
Trump bellicosity and a volatile global economy has spurred the ditching of the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency. China is eager the Yuan to replace it.
In January, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce Pakistan’s commitment to fighting terrorism. Twenty-four hours later,…
Billionaire investor Jim Mellon: This is the start of a ‘very major’ correction
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened Tuesday’s session with a stinging retreat that Wall Street experts are pinning to the White House’s freshly announced trade tariffs. Billionaire investor Jim Mellon, chairman of asset management firm Burnbrae Group, says it’s more than that, and the pain i…
Senate rejects Trump’s rescue of Chinese firm ZTE
The vote is a rebuke to President Donald Trump.
Stock-market investors see China tariffs as a ‘buzzkill’ and are acting as if a genuine trade war just erupted
Has a tit-for-tat tariff spat between China and the U.S. shifted from a skirmish to a full-blown trade-war?
China: 'The US has launched a trade war'
The Commerce Ministry in Beijing was reacting to news of US tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods.
ZTE plunges 40% after saying it will pay a $1 billion to the US as part of a settlement agreement
Telecommunications equipment maker ZTE fell more than 40 percent in Hong Kong after its shares resumed trade there and in Shenzhen.
Sterling rises as UK PM May wins parliament vote on Brexit
The pound rose on Tuesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May won a key vote in parliament with a compromise on plans to give lawmakers a 'meaningful' vote later this year on Brexit terms.
US-Canada regulatory cooperation continues despite Trump’s G-7 outburst
Unnecessary regulatory differences between countries can result in persistent barriers to trade.
Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade
President Donald Trump shook up a meeting of the leaders of the world’s richest countries with a proposal to eliminate all barriers to global trade, a shift from his aggressive tariff threats ahead of the summit.
France gives US 'a few days' to avoid trade war
Finance leaders of US allies have vented their anger over the Trump administration's metal import tariffs but ended a meeting in Canada with no solutions.
Iran shoots down US drone aircraft
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed to have shot down an "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
A US official confirmed to CNN a drone had been shot down, but said th…
The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision
The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision’s ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries about trade frictions between the world’s two top economies.
The move would effectively plac…
Job growth surges by 312,000 in December
Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in December though the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.
The jobless rate, which was last higher in June, rose for the right reason as 419,000 new workers entered the workforce and the labor force p…
Marco Rubio: America Needs to Restore Dignity of Work
The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness—and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that.
There was once a path to a stable and prosperous life in America that has since closed off. It was a well-traveled path for many Americans: Graduate from high school …
Stocks and oil jump after the US and China reach trade truce
The leaders of the world's two largest economies, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, agreed to a temporary truce on trade at a highly anticipated dinner in Argentina. CNN's Steven Jiang has the details.
A ceasefire is better than an escalating trade war as far as investors are concerned.
U.S. Economy Flashes Signs It’s Downhill From Here
Private analysts and the Federal Reserve say a slowdown is looming. Though few believe a recession is near, a slowdown in growth would have far-reaching implications.
What if that was as good as it gets?
The Commerce Department reported Friday that U.S. gross domestic product exp…
China's stock market is getting pummeled and history shows that is bad news for US markets
When China's stock market falls sharply, there's a good chance U.S. stocks — and some big blue chip names like Goldman Sachs and Caterpillar — go down with it.
The Shanghai Composite Index plunged 2.9 percent Tuesday, sending negative ripples through world markets. China stocks are now d…
Why Trump doesn't want to punish Saudi Arabia
Washington (CNN)The Trump White House may have too much at stake to make Saudi Arabia pay a proportionate price for the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
If Riyadh finds a scapegoat and absolves senior members of the royal family over the disappearance of The Washington Post columnist …
Another economic downturn is just a matter of time
It will be harder to fight than the last one, says Ryan Avent.
One day, the forces that turned the palest, thinnest of green shoots after the financial crisis into the second-longest American economic expansion on record will change direction, igniting a new recession—for which the world…
The stock market’s nightmare may be far from over
After a nail-biting week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking nearly 1,400 points over two sessions, the jury is still out on whether the selloff signals a fundamental shift in the stock market or a brief episodic correction. But one thing is certain, investors should brace for more dra…
Trump's description of the China trade deal doesn't match the official White House version
President Donald Trump's assertions about the U.S.-China agreement to pause tariff escalations that emerged over the weekend do not appear to match the White House's official description of the agreement.
Following the conclusion of the G-20 summit in Argentina, the U.S. leader described…
US warships sail through Taiwan Strait as China tensions surge
Multiple Chinese warships shadowed the two US vessels during the transit in a move certain to anger Beijing.
The USS Curtis Wilbur and USS Antietam conducted a routine transit on Monday to demonstrate US commitment "to a free and open Indo-Pacific", Commander Nate Christensen, deputy spo…
US pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkish court
Aliaga, Turkey (CNN)A Turkish court has freed US pastor Andrew Brunson two years after he was detained, charged with helping to plot a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The case had soured relations between Turkey and the United States, heightened by President Donald Trump's d…
Key GOP senators rip Trump's farm bailout: 'America’s farmers don’t want to be paid to lose'
The administration unveiled the short-term bailout for tariff-hit farmers hours after President Trump proclaimed on Twitter: "Tariffs are the greatest!"
Republican John Kasich, undecided on a 2020 run for the White House, takes aim at Trump's foreign policy
Allies of John Kasich say he's showing the American public why he could be an alternative to President Trump if he chooses to run in 2020.
Trump's tariffs on US allies will shrink the savings Americans gained from tax cuts
Mainstream economists across the political spectrum agree the tariffs will have a negative impact on the economy.
Why Mark Zuckerberg’s Oversight Board May Kill His Political Ad Policy
No example proves this more than his stance on political advertising. Per his command, Facebook allows politicians to say anything in ads short of il…
Coronavirus: Chinese Government Shutting Down Dropshipping Functions
The best way to prepare for this kind of issue is to adopt the drop surfing strategy. It means having multiple suppliers in your contact from differe…
The US was left alone and humiliated on the world stage as European allies collectively dunked on Trump’s ‘America First’ policy at a major security conference
But since Trump became president, the US has been pushing for the withdrawal from global agreements – such as the Paris climate accord – creating…
India accused of 'hiding' poor people ahead of Trump visit
As a wall goes up alongside a slum area containing 2,000 people, one resident asks: "Why are they hiding us poor people?"
D.C. Makes It A Crime To Wear Masks. So Why Was A Group Of White Nationalists Able To?
More than 100 members of the Patriot Front hate group marched through D.C. on Feb. 8, almost all of them wearing white face masks. …
Jim Jordan: Key Trump ally was 'crying and begging' student wrestler to deny abuse cover-up, hearing told
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