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Economy Jan 10No clear path for U.S.-China trade dispute as round of talks ends
China's Ministry of Commerce said the two sides will "maintain close contact" as they try to come to an agreement before a 90-day truce ends.
World Dec 11Canadian judge grants bail to Chinese executive facing extradition to U.S.
A British Columbia justice granted bail of $7.5 million to Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but required her to wear an ankle bracelet, surrender her passports, stay in Vancouver.
Economy Dec 06Record imports push U.S. trade deficit to $55.5 billion
The gap between the United States sells and what it buys from foreign countries in October marked the fifth straight increase and highest since 2008.
Economy Dec 03U.S., China agreement buys time in trade war
The agreement between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping bought the two leaders at least 90 days to try to resolve a host of complicated issues.
World Dec 02US, China reach 90-day truce in their trade dispute
The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
Economy Nov 27Consumer confidence drops slightly in November
An index that measures consumers' assessment of the current economy and their outlook for the next six months slipped but remained historically strong.
Economy Nov 21Home sales break 6-month losing streak, rising 1.4 percent
Despite the recent uptick, home sales are still down from a year ago, hurt by rising interest rates.
Politics Oct 02AP fact check: New trade deal not as big as Trump claims
President Donald Trump inaccurately described his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as the biggest ever — it's not even close — and glossed over some possible consequences of the agreement, such as higher car prices. Here's a closer…
Politics Oct 01WATCH: Trump says revised trade deal would return U.S. to ‘manufacturing powerhouse’ if approved by Congress
Trump embraced the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement during a Rose Garden ceremony, branding the pact the "USMCA." The president said the name has a "good ring to it," repeating U-S-M-C-A several times.
Economy Oct 01Canada-U.S. agree on new trade deal to replace NAFTA
If signed, the new deal, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, would replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.