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Stocks are rallying on hopes that China and the US will finally hit a breakthrough and end the trade war

Stocks and energy prices are rallying on trade-talk optimism. Donald Trump's economic adviser said he hoped "to make more headway" in talks Wednesday.

Trump’s favorite scorecard for the trade war is finally improving, but not because of tariffs

The gap between American products shipped abroad and goods the US imports narrowed more than expected at the beginning of 2019.

US and China plan high-level trade talks amid fears tariff war could wipe $1 trillion off economy

Hopes for a US-China trade-war deal have been boosted by confirmation that high-level talks will continue despite recent difficulties.

A trade deal won’t save the world’s largest economies from slowing down this year

Even if the US and China reach an agreement to end a trade war, the largest economies are still set to slow in coming months.

US stocks set to get battered again as abandoned Trump-Xi meeting reignites trade-war uncertainty

President Trump's suggestion that he won't meet Xi Jinping before a crucial trade war deadline has pounded US markets amid fears of tariff escalation.
US President Donald Trump (R) and China's President Xi Jinping (L) along with members of their delegations, hold a dinner meeting at the end of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. - US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping had the future of their trade dispute -- and broader rivalry between the world's two top economies -- on the menu at a high-stakes dinner Saturday.

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are reportedly ‘highly unlikely’ to meet before a critical trade war deadline

A meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may not happen before a truce in the US-China trade war is set to end.

China’s return to US soybeans was seen as a major concession. Here’s why it probably wasn’t.

Economists say the return may have had less to do with a deal and more to do with China trying to meet soybean demand.
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with President Donald Trump.

‘You can’t tariff your way out out of a trade deficit’: Here’s why China’s exports to the US have held up in the face of...

Even as China loses share in markets targeted by tariffs, its trade surplus with the US remains at record highs.

The Dow drops nearly 600 points as trade fears ratchet back up

Stocks fell sharply Tuesday after optimism for easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing faded and as Treasury yields turned lower.
Farmer John Duffy and Roger Murphy load soybeans from a grain bin onto a truck

America’s farmers ‘won’t gain back everything’ they’ve lost in Trump’s trade war

A US-China truce sparked hopes that protectionist policies can be scrapped. But for some farmers, damage from tariffs will outlast the trade war.