Tag: trade tensions

Activity, Trading

Stocks trim opening losses as U.S. retail sales tank, trade tensions with China ratchet up

May 15, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Stocks were well off their lows on Friday and fighting for altitude after data showed U.S. April retail sales plunged more than forecast and on reports the Trump administration will block shipments of semiconductors to China’s Huawei Technologies, stoking fears […]

Activity, Trading

US companies are increasingly interested in China’s big import event despite trade war

July 29, 2019


BEIJING — American companies remain keen on tapping business opportunities in China, despite the trade tensions between the two countries. More U.S. companies than last year plan to participate in this November’s China International Import Expo, Ren Hongbin, assistant minister […]

Activity, Trading

Bank of America Merrill Lynch: A strong China trade deal could unleash a double-digit rally

February 20, 2019


The S&P 500 has potential to rally as much as 10 percent from current levels if the United States and China come to terms on a trade agreement that’s “the real deal,” Bank of America’s Savita Subramanian told CNBC. “A […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

US jobless claims fall as labor market holds firm despite trade tensions

August 23, 2018


The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market was holding firm despite tensions between the United States and its trading partners that have spawned restrictions on global commerce. Initial claims for state […]

Activity, Investment Banking

The risk of a global recession has ‘significantly increased,’ strategist warns

July 2, 2018


A slew of global developments are convening to threaten economic growth, according to one investment manager, who believes that the risks of a recession next year have now “significantly increased.” Global growth stood at 3.8 percent in 2017 and it […]