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President Donald Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg, Germany, during the plenary session at last year's G20 summit.

We’re finally seeing some encouraging signs in the US-China trade war

The US and China trade talks begun in earnest Tuesday, but lingering doubts about the broader fight between the two countries remains.

Trump’s newest pick to lead the trade fight against China reportedly took the Chinese by surprise and could be bad news for a deal

President Donald Trump named Robert Lighthizer as lead negotiator in the US-China trade talks, which could be a bad sign for a possible trade deal.
Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist, is missing.

US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi, including crown prince’s top henchman who reportedly directed killing via Skype

The Trump administration on Thursday hit 17 Saudi officials with sanctions over their alleged involvement in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulls out of investor conference in Saudi Arabia amid outrage over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dropped out of an investor conference in Saudi Arabia on Thursday after receiving backlash surrounding the disappearance and apparent killing of journalist
Scottish actor Gerard Butler poses for photos with members of the US military after a news conference about his new action film "Hunter Killer" at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, October 15, 2018.

Actor Gerard Butler says he canceled a trip to Saudi Arabia after the Khashoggi disappearance — taking a stronger stance than the US government

Butler said he withdrew from a planned visit to Saudi Arabia, including a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, for which the Saudi government has been blamed.
Steven Mnuchin is sworn in as Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration in 2017.

Steven Mnuchin was on the board of Sears when Trump said it was ‘improperly run’

Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, was a member of the Sears board for the time President Donald Trump said it was 'improperly run.' Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, prompting Trump to say 'Sears has been dying for many years.' Mnuchin was a board member from 2005 to 2016.

Democrats will be able to make Trump’s tax returns public if they take back Congress. Here’s how.

Taking back the House would allow Democrats, using their newfound control of the Ways and Means Committee, to review the tax returns and decide whether or not to release them.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

3 Wall Street CEOs tried to get Saudi Arabia to delay a major investment conference because of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, and Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman tried to persuade Saudi Arabia to delay its Future Investment Initiative conference amid backlash to the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin will attend Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos in the Desert’ even though CEOs are ditching the conference after the d...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will still attend the FII conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia despite the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis. A slew of business executives and media organizations have pulled out of the conference.

Bob Woodward book: Trump told Gary Cohn he ‘hired the wrong guy for Treasury secretary’ right in front of Steven Mnuchin

As president-elect, Donald Trump offered the job of Treasury secretary to Gary Cohn while Steven Mnuchin, whom Trump had already offered the job to, was in the room. The anecdote comes from Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House."