Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says there is the possibility of a trade war with China, but that’s not the objective … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 06:36PM

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says there is the possibility of a trade war with China, but that's not the objective ... CNBC   Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says there is the possibility of a trade war with China, but that's not the objective By Tae Kim Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a trade war is possible with China. "Our … Continue reading Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says there is the possibility of a trade war with China, but that’s not the objective … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 06:36PM

Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: I just found out about new China tariffs ‘last night’ … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 05:25PM

Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: I just found out about new China tariffs 'last night' ... CNBC   Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: I just found out about new China tariffs 'last night' Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top economic advisor, tells reporters Friday he only found out about the latest proposed tariffs … Continue reading Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: I just found out about new China tariffs ‘last night’ … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 05:25PM

Kudlow: No tariff talks yet with China, but ‘this is not a trade war’ … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 04:11PM

Kudlow: No tariff talks yet with China, but 'this is not a trade war' ... CNBC   Kudlow: No tariff talks yet with China, but 'this is not a trade war' National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow says the U.S. is open to trade talks with China, but no formal discussions have begun. The administration … Continue reading Kudlow: No tariff talks yet with China, but ‘this is not a trade war’ … CNBC April 06, 2018 at 04:11PM

Dollar Sags Versus Yen as Trade Tensions Dim Outlook … RTRS April 04, 2018 at 06:28AM

Dollar Sags Versus Yen as Trade Tensions Dim Outlook ... RTRS   Dollar Sags Versus Yen as Trade Tensions Dim Outlook By Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar eased against the yen on Wednesday, with the outlook clouded by worries that escalating U.S.-China trade tensions could exert a toll on the global economy and … Continue reading Dollar Sags Versus Yen as Trade Tensions Dim Outlook … RTRS April 04, 2018 at 06:28AM

Dow closes more than 350 points higher … CNBC April 04, 2018 at 06:23AM

Dow closes more than 350 points higher ... CNBC   Dow closes more than 350 points higher as tech cuts Monday's losses * Netflix shares rose 1.2 percent while Amazon gained 1.5 percent in volatile trading, while Facebook advanced 0.5 percent. * "So far, this is a reaction to an oversold condition," said Bruce Bittles, … Continue reading Dow closes more than 350 points higher … CNBC April 04, 2018 at 06:23AM

China says ‘it is only polite to reciprocate’ to US tariffs … CNBC April 04, 2018 at 03:10AM

China says 'it is only polite to reciprocate' to US tariffs ... CNBC   China says 'it is only polite to reciprocate' to US tariffs Beijing will respond to proposed U.S. tariffs as "it is only polite to reciprocate," according to a Chinese embassy statement. Reuters China on Tuesday condemned the U.S. announcement of tariffs on $50 … Continue reading China says ‘it is only polite to reciprocate’ to US tariffs … CNBC April 04, 2018 at 03:10AM

The US is said to have sent China a to-do list to solve trade frictions … REUTERS March 26, 2018 at 08:31AM

The US is said to have sent China a to-do list to solve trade frictions ... REUTERS   The US is said to have sent China a to-do list to solve trade frictions Washington has specified actions China could take to help cut Beijing's trade surplus with the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported. A … Continue reading The US is said to have sent China a to-do list to solve trade frictions … REUTERS March 26, 2018 at 08:31AM

New Zealand Has NZ$217 Million Trade Surplus In February … RTT March 26, 2018 at 02:50AM

New Zealand Has NZ$217 Million Trade Surplus In February ... RTT   New Zealand Has NZ$217 Million Trade Surplus In February New Zealand posted a merchandise trade surplus of NZ$217 million in February, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday - representing 4.9 percent of exports. The headline figure exceeded expectations for a deficit of NZ$100 … Continue reading New Zealand Has NZ$217 Million Trade Surplus In February … RTT March 26, 2018 at 02:50AM

ECB’s Hansson: Rate hike in mid-2019 ‘plausible’ … MARKETWATCH March 23, 2018 at 06:25PM

ECB's Hansson: Rate hike in mid-2019 'plausible' ... MARKETWATCH   ECB's Hansson: Rate hike in mid-2019 'plausible' By TOM FAIRLESS FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank is on track to raise interest rates in the middle of next year for the first time since the financial crisis, despite recent concerns over an economic slowdown in the 19-nation … Continue reading ECB’s Hansson: Rate hike in mid-2019 ‘plausible’ … MARKETWATCH March 23, 2018 at 06:25PM

Markets brace for shaky Friday after trade war fears pound stocks … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 07:17AM

Markets brace for shaky Friday after trade war fears pound stocks ... CNBC   Markets brace for shaky Friday after trade war fears pound stock prices * Stocks closed sharply lower as investors worried about trade wars breaking out after President Trump announced $50 billion in tariffs on China. * Strategists now expect the S&P … Continue reading Markets brace for shaky Friday after trade war fears pound stocks … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 07:17AM

China says will ‘fight to the end’ in any trade war … BBG March 23, 2018 at 06:39AM

China says will 'fight to the end' in any trade war ... BBG   China says will 'fight to the end' in any trade war over Trump's tariffs WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) - China's ambassador to the US warned Donald Trump the Asian nation would return fire on tariffs the president announced, saying the American middle class … Continue reading China says will ‘fight to the end’ in any trade war … BBG March 23, 2018 at 06:39AM

China strikes back at US tariffs with only $3 billion of its own … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 06:35AM

China strikes back at US tariffs with only $3 billion of its own ... CNBC   China strikes back at up to $60 billion in US tariffs with only $3 billion of its own * China's suggested retaliatory tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. goods is a cautious response, but Beijing has its reasons, … Continue reading China strikes back at US tariffs with only $3 billion of its own … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 06:35AM

Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in imports … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 06:27AM

Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in imports ... CNBC   Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in imports: 'This is the first of many' * President Donald Trump targets China with up to $60 billion in Chinese imports. * The Trump administration says China's trade practices … Continue reading Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in imports … CNBC March 23, 2018 at 06:27AM

Full statement of the tariff exemptions by the White House … FOREXLIVE March 23, 2018 at 04:01AM

Full statement of the tariff exemptions by the White House ... FOREXLIVE   Full statement of the tariff exemptions by the White House Justin Low Here's the full statement issued President Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications Today, based on ongoing dialogues, President Donald J. Trump authorized the modification of the Section 232 tariffs on … Continue reading Full statement of the tariff exemptions by the White House … FOREXLIVE March 23, 2018 at 04:01AM

China ‘would fight to the end’ in any US-launched trade war: embassy … NIKKEI March 23, 2018 at 03:40AM

China 'would fight to the end' in any US-launched trade war: embassy ... NIKKEI   China 'would fight to the end' in any US-launched trade war: embassy (Reuters) -- China is "strongly disappointed" in U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to launch trade sanctions against Beijing but will not recoil from a trade war with the … Continue reading China ‘would fight to the end’ in any US-launched trade war: embassy … NIKKEI March 23, 2018 at 03:40AM

Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods … REUTERS March 22, 2018 at 04:40PM

Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods ... REUTERS   Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign a presidential memorandum on Thursday to potentially slap tariffs on 35 billion pound in Chinese imports over forced transfer of … Continue reading Trump administration eyes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods … REUTERS March 22, 2018 at 04:40PM

Trade jitters send European shares to two-week low … RTRS March 22, 2018 at 11:04AM

Trade jitters send European shares to two-week low ... RTRS March 22, 2018 at 11:04AM   LONDON (Reuters) - Concerns around trade sent European shares tumbling to a two-week low on Thursday as the United States prepared to announce hefty tariffs on Chinese imports, with tech stocks and banks the worst-performing. U.S. President Donald Trump … Continue reading Trade jitters send European shares to two-week low … RTRS March 22, 2018 at 11:04AM

Eurozone Trade Surplus Grows … RTT March 22, 2018 at 10:56AM

Eurozone Trade Surplus Grows ... RTT   Eurozone Trade Surplus Grows In January The euro area current account surplus increased notably at the start of the year, data from the European Central Bank showed Thursday. The current account surplus rose to a 4-month high of EUR 37.6 billion in January from EUR 31.0 billion in … Continue reading Eurozone Trade Surplus Grows … RTT March 22, 2018 at 10:56AM

U.S. current account deficit jumps 26% in 4th quarter … MARKETWATCH

U.S. current account deficit jumps 26% in 4th quarter ... MARKETWATCH   U.S. current account deficit jumps 26% in 4th quarter By GREG ROBB WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The U.S. current-account deficit, a measure of the nation's debt to other countries, widened 26% in the fourth quarter. The deficit widened to $128.2 billion from a revised $101.5 … Continue reading U.S. current account deficit jumps 26% in 4th quarter … MARKETWATCH

Facing US Tariffs China Plans Countermeasures … DJN

Facing US Tariffs China Plans Countermeasures ... DJN   Facing US Tariffs China Plans Countermeasures By Lingling Wei and Yoko Kubota in Beijing and Liza Lin in Shanghai Faced with mounting trade offensives from Washington, China is preparing to hit back with tit-for-tat tariffs aimed at President Donald Trump's support base, including levies targeting U.S. agricultural … Continue reading Facing US Tariffs China Plans Countermeasures … DJN