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Farmer John Duffy and Roger Murphy load soybeans from a grain bin onto a truck

Soybeans plunge to near their lowest level in a decade

Soybean prices fell to a near decade-low on Tuesday after data pointed to a larger-than-expected harvest and as the Trump administration escalated trade tensions with the China, the largest destination for American exports of the legume.

These 14 states could see ‘extremely significant damage’ from Trump’s trade wars

The US Chamber of Commerce, a private lobbying group, said in a report that 14 states could suffer "extremely significant damage" after the latest round of tariffs.

Trump’s top economic adviser says announcements on more Chinese tariffs are ‘coming soon’

Top White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said Monday that announcements regarding another round of tariffs on Chinese imports would likely be "coming soon," raising concerns for a major escalation in a trade battle between the world's two largest economies.

The Trump-hating CEO of Victoria’s Secret is quitting the Republican party after donating millions of dollars

Billionaire businessman and longtime political donor Les Wexner has been outspoken about Trump. In January, he posted a public video online, criticising the president's comments on immigration.
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a Congressional Medal of Honor Society reception at the East Room of the White House September 12, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump doubles down on trade war with China and warns: ‘If countries will not make fair deals with us, they will be “Tariffed!”‘...

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday: "Tariffs have put the U.S. in a very strong bargaining position, with Billions of Dollars, and Jobs, flowing into our Country - and yet cost increases have thus far been almost unnoticeable."

Dozens of retailers testified about how Trump’s trade war with China could impact them – here’s what they said

Hundreds of company and industry representatives testified before trade officials in Washington last month about how the next round of duties could affect them. Here's what some individuals from the retail and distribution industries had to say.
Kim Jong Un has an option neither China or the US can employ — the long game.

Kim Jong Un says the country has already taken steps towards denuclearization and is eyeing the US to make the next move

The relationship between the US and North Korea remains uneasy, though both sides appear to be open to dialogue.
A demonstrator wears a mask painted with the colors of the flag of East Turkestan, home to millions of Uighur Muslims under surveillance by the Chinese government.

The US may finally be taking action against China for its alleged human-rights abuses

China's widespread surveillance and detention of Uighur Muslims has gained global attention in recent months, and groups across the political spectrum are calling for action.

Apple slides as trade war tensions overshadow the company’s upcoming product launches

Apple slides as trade war tensions overshadow the company's new product unveil on Wednesday. Apple warned that Trump's proposed next round of tariffs could result in a price raise for Apple Watch and AirPods.
Donald Trump.

Bob Woodward said Trump nearly provoked North Korea into war with a single tweet

Woodward told CBS that President Donald Trump was fixated on the US's spending $3.5 billion a year to station troops in South Korea and that Trump once drafted a tweet appearing to signal to North Korea the US's willingness to to go to war.