The world's two largest economies have pulled back from an immediate escalation of their damaging trade war.
By Damian Troise, Associated Press
Trump has staked much of his presidency on the economy, and on Tuesday, he aimed to convince Americans that the benefits of his policies far outweigh the downsides.
By Gretchen Frazee
Soybeans, which account for less than 1 percent of U.S. exports, seem to be punching above their weight in U.S. trade policy.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Asked whether the U.S. and China can reach an agreement before a March 1 deadline, Trump said: "I don't know."…
By Joe McDonald, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
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.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
President Donald Trump tweeted late Tuesday that the talks were "going very well!"…
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
The arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on trade from Beijing on Thursday.
By Ken Thomas, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the United States and the European Union.
By Paul Solman
America's growing trade deficit is one of President Trump's main arguments for imposing tariffs on China. And yet most economists would agree instead with the doctrine of trade deficits and its benefits for consumers. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
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