Author: Mansour

Trump’s description of the China trade deal doesn’t match the official White House version 0

Trump’s description of the China trade deal doesn’t match the official White House version

In a statement, the White House press secretary said Beijing will agree to purchase “a not yet agreed upon, but very substantial” amount of U.S. agricultural, energy, industrial and other products in order “to...

Forced tech transfers and intellectual property theft will dominate trade talks after Trump-Xi deal 0

Forced tech transfers and intellectual property theft will dominate trade talks after Trump-Xi deal

Whether the truce holds or not will come down to not only the substance of the negotiations, but also the degree to which Trump is willing to accept Chinese commitments, Hirson explained. Domestic political...

TD Ameritrade becomes first US brokerage to partner with Tencent’s WeChat in America 0

TD Ameritrade becomes first US brokerage to partner with Tencent’s WeChat in America

TD Ameritrade is partnering with Tencent as the U.S. brokerage firm looks to tap the massive user base of the Chinese technology company’s WeChat messaging app. The online brokerage announced Monday it’s opening a...

Autos and miners rip higher across Europe as trade tensions ease 0

Autos and miners rip higher across Europe as trade tensions ease

European autos and miners surged higher in Monday trade following the news that China and the United States have brokered a trade war truce. Over the weekend President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart...

Trump’s China truce sets up a make-or-break stretch for his promise to overhaul US trade policy 0

Trump’s China truce sets up a make-or-break stretch for his promise to overhaul US trade policy

While markets rose after the news of the truce, and major Wall Street economists called the Argentina meeting a positive development, many doubt that China will make the broad concessions the U.S. seeks. Mnuchin...

Trump’s trade talks with China are back on — but it’s not clear who will lead them 0

Trump’s trade talks with China are back on — but it’s not clear who will lead them

In October, he accused China of “stealing our technology” and stressed the need for the U.S. to “protect our innovation” and keep an “edge.” Earlier Monday, Navarro told NPR that Lighthizer is “the toughest...

Paul Manafort reportedly tried to make a deal with Ecuador to hand over Julian Assange 0

Paul Manafort reportedly tried to make a deal with Ecuador to hand over Julian Assange

Paul Manafort, the embattled former campaign chief of President Donald Trump, attempted to broker a deal between Washington and the government of Ecuador over Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, the New York Times reported. During...

The future of the auto industry lies in car sharing, Chinese executives say 0

The future of the auto industry lies in car sharing, Chinese executives say

Without giving much detail on a plan, Feng said he favored a strategy of entering — rather than avoiding — the car sharing economy, which he said can still generate a lot of income...

Beijing’s economic ‘red lines’ may clash with Trump’s 90-day plan, analysts say 0

Beijing’s economic ‘red lines’ may clash with Trump’s 90-day plan, analysts say

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may have put their tit-for-tat tariff fight on hold, but differences between the two countries’ views on technology and state-supported businesses will challenge negotiations between...

‘I am a Tariff Man’: Trump threatens to restart trade war if China talks fail 0

‘I am a Tariff Man’: Trump threatens to restart trade war if China talks fail

President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to slap more tariffs on China if efforts to strike a trade deal with Beijing crumble. The world’s two largest economies reached a 90-day trade truce Saturday after Trump...