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  • SHANGHAI, Feb 16- Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced "step-by-step" progress. U.S. duties on $200 billion in imports from China are set to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent if there is no deal by March 1 to address U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 15- A confidential Commerce Department report due to be sent to Donald Trump on Sunday is widely expected to clear the way for the U.S. president to threaten tariffs on imported autos and auto parts by designating the imports a national security threat, auto industry officials said on Friday. The contents of the report are expected to remain...

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Feb 15- The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. Both the United States and China reported progress in five days of negotiations in Beijing this week. Trump, speaking at a White House news conference, said the United States was closer than ever...

  • Volkswagen cars at the harbor of Bremerhaven, Germany.

    The Commerce Department is expected to deliver long-awaited report on auto tariffs to the president by a Feb. 17 deadline, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Feb 15- The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. Both the United States and China reported progress in five days of negotiations in Beijing this week. Trump, speaking at a White House news conference, said the United States was closer than ever...

  • A trader makes a bubble with a chewing gum ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 29, 2019 in New York City.

    CNBC's "Closing Bell" team discusses what is moving markets with Rene Nourse of Urban Wealth Management, Michael Feroli of J.P. Morgan, and Rick Santelli at the CME in Chicago.

  • Even if there's trade deal, tech war continues; CIO

    CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down what is happening across the markets with Rebecca Patterson, managing director and CIO with Bessemer Trust, and Ron Insana, senior advisor at global asset management firm Schroders.

  • Retaliatory tariffs hit U.S. boating industry

    CNBC's Frank Holland reports from the Progressive Miami International Boat Show on how tariffs are hurting the boating industry and how buyers don't want to pay the added cost of tariffs.

  • President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border while speaking about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, February 15, 2019.

    Trump spoke at the White House on Friday without reading from a teleprompter and apparently without following a full script.

  • *U.S.- China trade talks to continue next week. Feb 15- Wall Street's main indexes were set on Friday to post their biggest weekly gain in nearly a month, as investors were optimistic about the ongoing trade talks to resolve a bruising tariff dispute between the United States and China. President Donald Trump said talks with China "are going extremely well," and the...

  • GENEVA, Feb 15- The United States proposed a reform of the World Trade Organization on Friday that would slash the number of countries that are eligible for "special and differential treatment," a plan likely to be resisted by China, India and other countries. Most of the WTO's 164 members claim to be developing, including major trading powers like China and India...

  • Strategist: Whatever happens in China overrules everything else

    Shannon Saccocia, CIO at Boston Private Wealth, and JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade chief market strategist, join the "Fast Money Halftime Report" team to discuss the effects of trade talks on the markets as stocks continue to climb higher.

  • GENEVA, Feb 15- The United States proposed a reform of the World Trade Organization on Friday that would slash the number of countries that are eligible for "special and differential treatment," a plan likely to be resisted by China, India and other countries. The United States has long complained that WTO members such as China and India can self-designate as "...

  • Feb 15- U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, led by a rebound in financials, as investors were optimistic about the ongoing trade talks to resolve a bruising tariff dispute between the United States and China. President Donald Trump said talks with China "are going extremely well", and the U.S. is closer than ever to having a "real" trade deal with Beijing.

  • US President Donald Trump delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC on February 15, 2019.

    President Trump speaks at the Rose Garden on the declaration that would avoid a government shutdown and his plan to declare a national emergency in order to allocate military funding to build a border wall. He also speaks on the U.S. economy and the progress of U.S.-China trade talks. He later takes questions from reporters.

  • President Trump believes President Obama was close to war with North Korea

    President Trump takes questions from reporters after speaking at the Rose Garden on the declaration that would avoid a government shutdown and his plan to declare a national emergency in order to allocate military funding to build a border wall. He also speaks on the U.S. economy and the progress of U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Adding to the pressure is cost escalation related to retaliatory tariffs imposed by Europe and Canada as well as U.S. tariffs on certain imports from China. Overall, full-year sales will be in the range of $8.2 billion to $8.4 billion, the company said, below the average analyst estimate of $8.78 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

  • President Trump: There is a possibility I will extend March 1 deadline

    President Trump takes questions from reporters after speaking at the Rose Garden on the declaration that would avoid a government shutdown and his plan to declare a national emergency in order to allocate military funding to build a border wall. He also speaks on the U.S. economy and the progress of U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Trump spars with reporter after announcing national emergency over border

    President Trump takes questions from reporters after speaking at the Rose Garden on the declaration that would avoid a government shutdown and his plan to declare a national emergency in order to allocate military funding to build a border wall. He also speaks on the U.S. economy and the progress of U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Trump: I built a lot of wall despite slowdown in Congress

    President Trump speaks from the Rose Garden on the declaration that would avoid a government shutdown and his plan to declare a national emergency in order to divert military funding to build a border wall. He also speaks on the U.S. economy and the progress of U.S.-China trade talks.