ByteDance's deal with Walmart and Oracle to set up the U.S.-based TikTok Global is "reasonable," Chinese state media said in relatively positive comments.
Washington has been eager to create a military counterbalance to Chinese forces, building on an effort known within the Pentagon as "Fortress Taiwan," as Beijing's military makes increasingly aggressive moves in the region.
The U.S. ambassador to China will step down early next month, ending a three-year tenure marked by a trade war and increasingly bitter relations between the world's two largest economies.
The opening ceremony for talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, marking the start of negotiations aimed at ending two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands.
The second night of the 2020 Republican National Convention will feature first lady Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
U.S. stock futures pointed to more gains at Tuesday's open after the Dow came within 1% of breaking even for the year.
U.S. stock futures pointed to more gains at Tuesday's open after a rally put the Dow within 1% of breaking even for the year.
"I think that the president is keeping the heat on. I expect more negatives about China," CNBC's Jim Cramer said.
Stock futures mixed Thursday morning as Wall Street awaits weekly jobless claims and the S&P 500 sits less than six points away from a record close.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments could hint at action against other Chinese apps or even TikTok parent company ByteDance or WeChat owner Tencent, both of which are named in the executive orders.