U.S., China Move Closer to Trade Deal Despite Heated Rhetoric

The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang, people familiar with the talks said.

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France Threatens EU Retaliation over US’s Cheese Tariff Plan

France’s finance minister is threatening a “strong European riposte” if the Trump administration follows through on a proposal to hit French cheese, Champagne, handbags and other products with tariffs – of up to 100%.

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US Futures Point to Higher Open

U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday morning as market players monitored U.S.-China trade talks.

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Stock Futures Point to Slightly Higher Open

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Friday morning.

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China’s Top Negotiator ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Reaching Trade Deal

China’s chief trade negotiator said at a dinner Wednesday night that he was “cautiously optimistic” about reaching a phase one deal with the U.S., even as talks continue to stretch out amid tensions over Hong Kong and other issues.

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US Futures Point to Lower Open

U.S. stock index futures were lower Wednesday morning.

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