Dow Futures Swing Violently amid Trump-China Trade ‘Funeral’

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Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures swung wildly in pre-market trading Thursday as Chinese delegates arrive at the Trump White House for high-level trade talks. But optimism is low going into the meeting as China and the US both take defensive positions. One Shanghai investor struck a particularly sombre tone about Thursday’s summit. “To my … Read more

Embattled Tariff Man Strikes Again With A Failing Strategy

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Donald Trump is set to double down on his failing strategy on trade. Yesterday, the Trump administration announced that it would impose tariffs on European goods worth more than $7.5 billion. This is after the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of the United States. Washington had accused the EU of giving illegal subsidies … Read more

Dow Futures Pop Higher as Trump Gifts China Stay of Execution

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures popped 75 points higher in early trading Thursday. Stock market optimism returned as President Trump gifted China a two-week stay of execution on looming trade war tariffs. In a tweet last night, Trump said he would delay the 5% tariff increase on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods from … Read more

Dow Futures Trembles as Beijing Swats Trump’s ‘China-Bashing’ Tirade

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By China Daily, an English daily owned by the government of China, criticized the Trump administration for engaging in “poorly thought out China-bashing moves” as the Dow Jones futures fell following the imposition of new tariffs. “It is time the US administration reconsidered its poorly thought out China-bashing moves. Working to secure a trade … Read more

Dow Futures Explode Higher as China Bends Knee to Trump

By Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures exploded 230 points higher on Thursday as China said it wouldn’t retaliate to Donald Trump’s latest trade war threat. Speaking to reporters, China’s Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said the country would look for a more diplomatic resolution to the trade war. “China has ample means … Read more