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Steven Mnuchin is sworn in as Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration in 2017.

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

Some Chinese share indexes gained more than 2% on the day. Stock indexes in Europe are up by as much as 1% in morning trade.
There's a lot for traders to digest. And it's Christmas Eve.

Dow drops 640 points for the worst Christmas Eve trading day on record

The S&P 500 is heading for a whopping 11% plunge in 2018. The Treasury Secretary's bizarre attempt to quell a stock bloodbath seems to have backfired.
Steven Mnuchin is sworn in as Treasury Secretary for the Trump Administration in 2017.

‘If he’s so good, why is this happening’: Trump reportedly blames Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for recommending Jerome Powell a...

Trump reportedly blamed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for recommending Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to him.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin will attend Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos in the Desert’ even though CEOs are ditching the conference after the d...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will still attend the FII conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia despite the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis. A slew of business executives and media organizations have pulled out of the conference.

‘You want me to put that face on the twenty-dollar bill?’: Omarosa claims Trump slammed the idea of replacing Andrew Jackson’s face ...

Former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in her new book that President Donald Trump balked at the idea of putting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
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Trump says he’s not ‘not satisfied’ with China trade negotiations after Democrats, Republicans slam new deal

President Donald Trump criticized the new trade agreement between the US and China and said that no deal was reached on lifting sanctions that were imposed on Chinese telecom ZTE.
President Donald Trump with (2nd L-R) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro

Infighting among Trump’s top advisers led to a negotiating disaster on the China trade deal

Fights between major players in President Donald Trump's trade team helped Chinese officials from making major commitments in the Us-China trade deal that was announced on Saturday.

The single, most important reason Trump’s trade showdowns with China will keep ending in tears

OPINION: President Donald Trump did not have the leverage to go after China alone, and so the US was just handed an embarrassing loss. Had we countered the world's No. 2 economy multilaterally, though, things might have turned out differently. This is how Trump's predecessor envisioned this process.
U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Trump keeps touting a deal with China on trade, and markets are loving it

President Donald Trump and other administration officials spent Monday morning touting the deescalation of trade tension with China but did not offer any details on the deal to help smooth things over.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Fiscal Yeah (FY) 2019 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2018.

The Trump administration is going to try to avoid a trade war this week — don’t hold your breath

OPINION: Trump is sending a delegation to China to talk trade this week. Ideally, this means avoiding a trade war. Most likely, it means the status quo.