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The US lifts tariffs on Chinese face masks and other medical supplies amid coronavirus outbreak

The Trump administration has offered tariff relief for more than 100 of medical items from China, according to data from the US Trade Representative.

A Trump advisor who opposes free trade is complaining that countries aren’t trading medical supplies because of the coronavirus

"Actions by strategic competitors and putative allies alike ... demonstrate that in a global public health emergency, the US is alone," he said.

The government has collected an extra $50 billion in tariffs since the start of the China trade war, according to new data

Evidence shows tariffs are paid almost entirely by American businesses and consumers. That defies Trump's assertions.

Huawei takes legal action against Verizon for alleged patent infringements

Huawei was repeatedly pressing Verizon to pay licensing fees on technologies it claimed to have patented, the Wall Street Journal reported last year.

Global stocks climb on China tariffs cuts, US jobs data, and Wuhan coronavirus vaccine hopes

Chinese officials plan to halve duties on $75 billion worth of US goods.

Tariffs will cost the average US household $1,277 this year, new report says

The estimates come just weeks after the Trump administration signed a trade agreement with China, which kept tariffs on thousands of products.
Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York

BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 5 ‘out of consensus’ and not-priced-in market calls

US stocks remain near all-time highs, but risk factors including negative rates, Brexit, and US-China tensions threaten economies around the globe.
George Soros delivers a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 24, 2019.

George Soros warns the US economy under Trump is headed for peril

"Trump's economic team has managed to overheat an already buoyant economy," Soros said at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands after signing "phase one" of the U.S.-China trade agreement during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The next development in trade-war talks hinges on China’s intellectual property plan — and whether the US will accept it

The market has priced in the US-China negotiations "and that, sooner or later, there will be a real deal," Wharton professor Mauro Guillen said.