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Trump"s Effort to Narrow the Trade Gap Has Flopped So Far

On Wednesday, the Census Bureau will likely report the U.S. last year registered the largest trade deficit in its history. How that happened is a lesson in the economics of imbalances......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 7th, 2019

US sets plan to expand sanctions against tankers

The Trump administration, expanding an effort to choke off oil and fuel trade between Iran and Venezuela, is readying new sanctions against dozens of tankers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 9th, 2020

Automaker trade backs U.S. on effort to weaken fuel efficiency rules

A group representing many major automakers on Friday backed the Trump administration's decision to weaken Obama administration fuel efficiency standards but said it opposed further reductions in requirements......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Automaker trade opposes effort to freeze U.S. fuel efficiency standards

A group representing many major automakers on Friday said it was intervening in a lawsuit that says the Trump administration did not go far enough in weakening -- but not freezing -- Obama administration standards to revise fuel economy standards......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2020

Capitol Report: Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package into law after House approves measure

The approvals Friday from President Donald Trump and the House of Representatives for a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package come after a Republican congressman’s effort to slow down the measure flopped......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration considers scaling back drug protections to break logjam over trade pact

The move is an effort to get Democratic support for a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2019

Trump"s 2020 campaign collides with trade war at Apple factory

Donald Trump’s effort to tout U.S. economic growth will clash with his trade war on Wednesday when he visits an Apple Inc. factory in Texas, where Tim Cook will probably plead in-person to keep Macs and iPhones free from tariffs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 20th, 2019

Iowa? Greece? Where Trump and Xi may meet becomes new trade deal issue

The United States and China are working to narrow their differences enough to sign a "phase one" trade deal as early as this month, but suggestions for a signing venue range from Alaska to Greece......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2019

Stocks touch record highs after Trump and Xi call a truce

Stocks rose Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Stocks touch record highs after Trump and Xi call a truce

Stocks rose Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Stocks hit record highs after Trump and Xi call trade truce

U.S. stocks surged on Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Stocks hit record highs after Trump and Xi call trade truce

U.S. stocks surged on Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Dow futures surge more than 250 points after Trump and Xi agree not to impose more tariffs

The U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Dow futures surge more than 250 points after Trump and Xi agree not to impose more tariffs

The U.S. and China agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs on their products in an effort to resume trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Trump"s UK visit: What hurdles could a US-UK trade deal face?

President Trump is spending three days in the U.K. as part of an effort to revitalize relations between the two countries. WSJ’s Max Colchester analyzes what obstacles lie in the way of a potential U.S.-U.K. trade deal. Photo: Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2019

For the U.S. and China, it"s not a trade war anymore - it"s something worse

June 02-- Jun. 2--WASHINGTON -- What started out two years ago as an effort by President Trump to wring better terms from China on the nuts and bolt.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 2nd, 2019

Trump says US will purchase crops to offset China losses

President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will boost its purchases of domestic farm products for humanitarian aid in an effort to offset lost demand from China as trade tensions flare between the nations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2019

Trump team and China resume uphill effort to end trade rift

The Trump administration is resuming negotiations with China toward ending a trade war that has deepened uncertainty for businesses and investors and dimmed the outlook for the global economy. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

Trump team and China resume uphill effort to end trade rift

The Trump administration on Wednesday will resume negotiations with China toward ending a trade war that has deepened uncertainty for businesses and investors and dimmed the outlook for the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 2nd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Merkel visits Trump hoping to head off transatlantic trade war

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is traveling to Washington for a high-stakes meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday, in a last-ditch effort to avoid the biggest trade conflict in years between the U.S. and the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

Last-Ditch Effort to Dodge Trade Fight as Merkel Visits U.S.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is traveling to Washington for a high-stakes meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday, in a last-ditch effort to avoid the biggest trade conflict in years between the U.S. and the European Union......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018