Trade agreements

President Donald Trump holds the signed a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 15, 2020 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers , protect American trade secrets and lower tensions in a long-running dispute between the world's two biggest economies. Trump said during a...
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President Donald Trump holds the signed a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 15, 2020 - 1:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers. Trump said during a White House ceremony that the...
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President Donald Trump holds the signed a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 15, 2020 - 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers. Trump said during a White House ceremony that the...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing "phase one" of a US China trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. With the President from left are Vice President Mike Pence and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (AP Photo/ Steve Helber)
January 15, 2020 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers. Trump said during a White House ceremony that the...
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President Donald Trump walks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, to the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Washington, to sign a trade agreeement. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 15, 2020 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday described an initial trade agreement with China as “righting the wrongs of the past and delivering a future of economic justice and security for American workers, farmers and families." The president was preparing to sign a trade agreement with...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 15, 2020 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are taking a step toward trade peace after 18 months of economic skirmishing. President Donald Trump and China's chief trade negotiator, Liu He, planned to sign a modest agreement Wednesday that would ease some U.S. economic sanctions on China and have...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo trader Andrew Silverman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 15. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 15, 2020 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the signing of an initial trade deal between the U.S. and China. President Donald Trump and China's chief negotiator, Liu He, are scheduled to sign the “Phase 1” deal that will ease some sanctions on China. Beijing will...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo trader Andrew Silverman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 15. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 15, 2020 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in health care and technology companies. UnitedHealth, the country's largest health insurer, climbed 2.2% in early trading Wednesday after reporting solid quarterly results. Microsoft was also higher. Banks were broadly...
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talk while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., heads off stage at a break Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 15, 2020 - 8:27 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: CIVILITY AND SUBSTANCE OVER FIGHTING AND FRICTION After the United States’ killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats were bracing for fights...
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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Asian shares have retreated as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a trade deal to be signed by the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 15, 2020 - 7:56 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a trade deal to be signed by the U.S. and China. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.1% higher to 7,632, while the CAC 40 in Paris was down 0.2% at 6,028. In Germany, the DAX lost 0.2...
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