U.S.-Sino trade talks

New Hope Regarding Upcoming U.S.-Sino Trade Talks

October 9, 2019

Trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials resume tomorrow in Washington. Pessimism about their outcome had pummeled share prices on Tuesday, but the mood has improved because of reports that the Chinese seek some kind of partial accord. Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Also, South Koreans are observing Hangeul […] More

Trade Talks Back in the Spotlight

September 27, 2019

A number of factors could have made Friday an ugly day in the marketplace — the U.S. and British political crises, weak European and U.S. data, and Japanese disinflation. But instead, the mood has been lifted by the announcement that U.S. and Chinese trade delegations will restart formal talks in Washington on October 10th. Share […] More

A Focus on Geopolitical Risk

May 7, 2019

U.S.-Sino trade talks are entering the final make-or-break stage. The Chinese delegation is coming to America, but the outcome of this final round of negotiations is much in doubt. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Pompeo abruptly canceled a trip to Germany, citing unspecified pressing matters. This mysterious cancelation raises the possibility of a major event risk […] More

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