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Apple hits an all-time high as China and the US reach a phase one trade deal

With the agreement between the US and China, Apple has narrowly avoided a 15% tariff that would've gone into effect on December 15.
FILE PHOTO: People Shop in Walmart in King of Prussia Pennsylvania on Black Friday

We just got a stark warning that the US economy is slowing as trade tensions persist

November's slower-than-expected retail growth signals the sector won't easily offset a weak manufacturing industry and prop up fourth-quarter GDP.

Apple has narrowly avoided a 15% tariff on the iPhone after Trump’s trade deal with China

The tariffs were set to come into force on December 15 – one analyst told Business Insider they would likely have reduced iPhone demand by 6% to 8%.

The US reaches trade deal in principle with China, report says

An initial US-China trade pact had been announced in October but was not signed and has not yet been put to paper.

iPhones could get $150 more expensive for Apple if Trump’s tariffs go into effect Sunday

Apple "has the most to lose" if the new tariffs take hold, the analyst said, as the duties will either harm 2020 profits or consumers' iPhone demand.

Congress just kicked Trump’s trade deal in the teeth for all the right reasons

President Donald Trump can kiss his dream of an ambitious trade deal with China goodbye, thanks to two bills Congress passed to uphold human rights.

Trump’s trade wars were supposed to rescue US manufacturing and agriculture. But his policies have made them significantly worse.

Trump is back as "Tariff Man" as he ramps up the trade war to shore up manufacturing and agriculture. But his combative approach is hurting them.

Forget Trump’s rhetoric, phase 1 of a trade deal with China is reportedly close after all

Bloomberg reported that the US and China are close to an agreement on the specifics of tariff relief before they are set to rise on December 15.

Wine, cheese, makeup, and handbags: Here are all of the French products the Trump administration could hit with tariffs of up to 100%

The steep tariffs would cover household products ranging from French food and alcohol to luxury items.
Wilbur Ross.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross supports delaying a trade deal until after the 2020 election, saying it eliminates an advantage for China

Ross noted that the US can weather the trade-war storm, and that Trump is "perfectly happy to continue with the tariffs as we have."