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Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

NEW YORK/June 18, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The threat of a trade war with Canada has taken a toll on the confidence of U.S. homebuilders, according to index released Monday. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday fell two points to 68 in June. A reading of 70 in May temporarily … Continue reading Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

LOS ANGELES/ June 13, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Note: With this second quarter economic report for 2018, the UCLA Anderson Forecast introduces a new report, providing analysis and perspective on the outlook for the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China. The Cathay Bank/UCLA Anderson Forecast U.S.-China Economic Report will be published quarterly in … Continue reading UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

PARIS  | The Latest: Volkswagen warns tariffs could start trade war

PARIS  — The Latest on the U.S. decision to impose new tariffs on European, Canadian and Mexican goods (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Germany’s Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker, is warning the Trump administration’s decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union could start a trade war that … Continue reading PARIS  | The Latest: Volkswagen warns tariffs could start trade war

WASHINGTON | Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the prospects for talks that are designed to head off a trade war between the United States and China. Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on up to $200 billion of each other’s goods, Trump declared in a tweet that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON  | Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

WASHINGTON  — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. After high-level talks Thursday … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

BEIJING | The Latest: Ross brushes off ‘trade war’ concern

BEIJING|April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is brushing off concern over trade war with China. In an interview with CNBC Wednesday morning, Ross said that tariffs imposed on China amount to 0.3 percent of GDP and that some action has been “coming … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: Ross brushes off ‘trade war’ concern

China warns against ‘trade war,’ appeals for cooperation

BEIJING /March 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A top Chinese official warned Sunday a “trade war” would harm all sides but gave no indication of Beijing’s possible next move in a spiraling dispute with President Donald Trump over steel and technology. Speaking to global business leaders at a development forum, Vice Premier Han Zheng appealed for cooperation … Continue reading China warns against ‘trade war,’ appeals for cooperation

China’s premier: ‘We don’t want to see a trade war’

BEIJING /March 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday that China doesn’t want to see a “trade war” with the United States and hopes to reach a negotiated settlement of disputes. Speaking at a nationally televised news conference, Li said rash action would hurt all sides. He made no mention of a possible … Continue reading China’s premier: ‘We don’t want to see a trade war’