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  • President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on January 14, 2019.

    Sunday marks two years since President Donald Trump took office and promised to put "America first."

  • Workers prepare a container at the port in Qingdao, China's eastern Shandong province, on January 14, 2019.

    Growing signs of weakness in China — which has generated nearly a third of global growth in the past decade — are stoking worries about risks to the world economy and are weighing on profits for firms ranging from Apple to big carmakers.

  • President Donald Trump

    President Donald Trump on Saturday said there's been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese import.

  • *Industrials post among biggest sector gains on Wall Street. NEW YORK, Jan 18- World stock indexes jumped on Friday, with Wall Street posting a fourth straight week of gains, and the dollar had its first positive week since mid-December as optimism increased that an end is in sight to the U.S.- China trade conflict. Stocks were boosted by a Bloomberg report that said...

  • Jan 18- Latin American stocks rallied sharply on Friday, with Brazil shares hitting yet another record high and Argentine stocks rising more than 2 percent, as equities around the world were cheered by the possibility of the China-U.S. trade conflict ending. "Any evidence that the U.S. and China are close to a trade agreement will result in a sustained higher...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact. President Donald Trump is pushing China to agree to regular reviews of its compliance as a condition of any trade deal between the world's two biggest economies, according to people familiar...

  • *Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 2 percent. TORONTO, Jan 18- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday, supported by hopes of a possible end to the U.S.- China trade war and domestic data showing that inflation rose more than expected in December. Wall Street and oil prices moved higher after a Bloomberg...

  • *To boost confidence in oil cut, OPEC issues quota list. *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bloomberg. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oil prices jumped about 3 percent on Friday, rising after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to ease global oversupply, and on signs of progress in ending the U.S.- China trade war.

  • *Industrials lead sector gains on Wall Street. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Major stock indexes rose worldwide on Friday and the dollar was on track for its first positive week this year, boosted by optimism that the trade conflict between the United States and China may come to an end. Wall Street was set for a fourth week of gains, with foreign trade-sensitive industrials up...

  • Trump believes he's winning on China trade, says Axios' co-founder

    Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios, and James Pethokoukis, a policy analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" to break down the politics surrounding the government shutdown and a potential China trade deal.

  • Opportunity in some extremely cheap Chinese tech, experts say

    Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global and Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray discuss where there may still be hidden opportunity in the market with CNBC's Mike Santoli.

  • Market can't handle shutdown, trade war at once: Investor

    Anthony Roth, CIO of Wilmington Trust, and CNBC contributor Ron Insana discuss Wall Street's win-streak with CNBC's "Power Lunch" team.

  • *To boost confidence in oil cut, OPEC issues quota list. *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bloomberg. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oil prices jumped about 3 percent on Friday, rising after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to reduce world supply, and on signals of progress in resolving the U.S.- China trade war.

  • Markets is pricing in trade negotiations, but not result of it, says Fred Kempe

    Kenny Polcari, Butcher Joseph Asset Management managing principal, and Fred Kempe, president and CEO of The Atlantic Council, join

  • *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bbg. Jan 18- Technology and industrial stocks powered Wall Street's rise on Friday, setting the three main indexes on track for their fourth week of gains, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. U.S. stocks steadily extended gains after a Bloomberg report said China had...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel deliberates with U.S. President Donald Trump during the G-7 summit in Canada on June 9, 2018.

    President Trump's unpopularity overseas may have cut American exports by at least $3 billion, according to a UC, Berkeley study.

  • *To boost confidence in oil cut, OPEC issues quota list. *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bloomberg. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oil prices rallied about 3 percent on Friday, boosted after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to reduce world supply, and on signals of progress in resolving the U.S.- China trade war.

  • *Industrials lead sector gains on Wall Street. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Major stock indexes rose worldwide on Friday and the dollar was on track for its first positive week this year, boosted by optimism that the trade conflict between the United States and China may come to an end. Wall Street was set for a fourth week of gains, with foreign trade-sensitive industrials up...

  • *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bloomberg. Jan 18- Gains in technology and industrial stocks put Wall Street on track for their fourth week of gains on Friday, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. U.S. stocks rose to session highs after a Bloomberg report said China has offered to go on a six-year...

  • Jan 18- China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the United States in order to reconfigure the relation between the two countries, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.