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Trucking giant JB Hunt says American businesses are front-running the planned escalation in Trump’s trade war

As the US and China attempt to reach a trade deal ahead planned tariff-rate increases, trucking giant JB Hunt said customers are trying to rush shipments.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)

Sen. Chuck Grassley clarifies NAFTA comments: ‘No, I don’t want the president to withdraw’

"Why would you want to un-level a level playing field?" Grassley asked.

For farmers already struggling from Trump’s trade war, the government shutdown is making life even harder

As President Donald Trump's tariffs remain in place, a partial federal-government shutdown has complicated aid programs designed to help counter them.
A China Shipping Line container ship passes under the Vincent Thomas Bridge in the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

China’s trade data ‘will get nastier,’ economist says

A dimming economic outlook in China has rattled global markets in recent weeks. As far as trade, things could get worse before they get better.

The US and China are negotiating a trade war. But during the shutdown, Washington won’t reveal how much impact it’s had.

Want to know how much the US and China are shipping to one another as the two countries negotiate a trade war? Too bad.
U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China.

Trump’s trade war is probably hitting the US economy a lot harder than China’s, HSBC says

Americans have felt relatively more pain from President Donald Trump’s trade war than Chinese consumers and businesses, according to analysts at HSBC.

China’s return to US soybeans was seen as a major concession. Here’s why it probably wasn’t.

Economists say the return may have had less to do with a deal and more to do with China trying to meet soybean demand.

The Dow drops 200 points after Chinese economic data sparks growth fears

Wall Street opened lower Friday after weaker-than-expected economic data in China stirred fears about slowing growth.

Stocks end mixed and oil rallies

Stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed optimism for thawing trade tensions against concerns about slowing economic growth around the world.