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Apple could be one of the biggest losers in a trade war between the United States and China. The New York Times reported Monday that the Trump administration had told Apple CEO Tim Cook that no tariffs would be placed on iPhones. There are few companies with more to lose than Apple in a trade war between
President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union-assembled cars. Trump posted his threat on Twitter the day European Union reprisals took effect against U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum.
The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries
President Donald Trump is commenting on a Supreme Court decision that may result in shoppers getting charged sales tax on more online purchases. On Thursday afternoon, Trump tweeted: "Big Supreme Court win on internet sales tax - about time! Big victory for fairness and for our country.
A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released Thursday finds
A trade war has been brewing between the US and China. The White House has said the US would have an edge over China in a trade war. The White House has asserted the US has the whip hand in a tariff fight between the world's largest economies — with a senior economic adviser saying "it'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the United States because it would amount to a self-inflicted wound on the U.S. economy. Trudeau was forced to confront that possibility at his
U.S. President Donald Trump's claim Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border to avoid "massive" tariffs on American goods doesn't make sense, experts say. "It's great for American retailers if Canadians go cross-border shopping," said Werner Antweiler, an associate
While Donald Trump launched his latest tirade against the familiar Canadian targets of tariffs and dairy, nervous opposition MPs demanded answers on how to defend against the president's next expected attack — potentially crippling auto tariffs. The Trump administration has already imposed punishing
The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world's two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth. U.S. companies, from Caterpillar to Qualcomm, would likely face
Global markets shuddered Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of goods from China, putting the world's largest economies on the brink of a trade war. The Dow Jones industrial average turned negative for the year amid its longest losing streak
"If you roll this out over the next year, year and a half, someone’s going to have to blink, and it might have to be the United States."
President Donald Trump on Monday threatened an all-out trade war with China by announcing the possibility of tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 400 points, or 1.7% Tuesday. Watch the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average
BEIJING — Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods.
Trump ordered the U.S. Trade Representative Monday to prepare a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods in retaliation for its response to a previous round of punitive tariffs. President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on U.S. exports. "China apparently has no intention of changing its
The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp (Shenzhen:000063.SZ - News). The Republican-controlled Senate
North Korea has revealed no action on eliminating launch sites, and it announced the suspension of nuclear weapons testing and certain missiles well before the summit, although as part of the diplomatic opening with the U.S. On other matters over the past week, Trump falsely blamed Democrats for an
President Donald Trump brought the world's two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 per cent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect July 6. Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate with penalties of the same scale on American goods
President Donald Trump on Friday announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imported Chinese goods. Industrial stocks sank Friday morning after the Trump administration announced new taxes on $50 billion worth of goods imported from China.