Trade deal or no deal, the U.S. and China are still fighting for global power

7:30 AM ET Mon, 4 Feb 2019

China's slowing economy and President Trump facing re-election in 2020 seem to point toward the two largest economies making a modest compromise on trade. But the trade deal itself is just a part of the larger geopolitical tug of war between the United States and China's Xi Jinping.