Real Time Economics: The U.S. and China Are Fighting About More Than Just Trade


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Good morning. This week brings key manufacturing, consumer spending and inflation data, remarks from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, and a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Jeff Sparshott here to help you get ready for another busy week of economic news. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

It’s Not Just a Trade Fight

The Trump administration is examining whether to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the U.S. be designed and manufactured outside China. The move could reshape global manufacturing and further fan tensions between the countries, Stu Woo and Dustin Volz report.

Real Time Economics: Trump Eases Tensions with China, Ratchets Up Pressure on Fed


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It’s Fed day! The central bank is under unusal pressure as it considers cutting rates, U.S.-China trade talks are back on track and American employers are getting stingier with bonuses. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Trump and Xi to Meet

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in Japan next week, lifting financial markets and spurring hopes for a trade truce, Vivian Salama, William Mauldin and Josh Zumbrun report. Both sides are under pressure to get back to the bargaining table.

Real Time Economics: U.S. and China Talk Tough on Trade


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U.S. consumer spending and industrial production numbers are in focus this morning, the White House is threatening consequences if China’s president doesn’t meet with President Trump, and Washington has learned to love debt. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Trade or Consequences

The White House’s top economic adviser said President Trump could take further action against China if President Xi Jinping doesn’t agree to a meeting at the Group of 20 summit in Japan later this month, William Mauldin reports.

Real Time Economics: U.S.-China Tensions Spread Across the Economy


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U.S. inflation numbers are out today, Chinese money is suddenly toxic in Silicon Valley, and students in Jersey City are getting a chance to earn free college and a $70,000 a year job. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

U.S.-China Tensions Hitting Silicon Valley

The Chinese cash that powered Silicon Valley is suddenly toxic. Since late last year, venture firms with China ties have been dialing back their U.S. investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting their U.S. offices. Some American venture firms are dumping their Chinese limited partners and some U.S. startups are trying to push their Chinese investors out to Continue reading “Real Time Economics: U.S.-China Tensions Spread Across the Economy”

Real Time Economics: U.S.-China Tensions Spread Across the Economy


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U.S. inflation numbers are out today, Chinese money is suddenly toxic in Silicon Valley, and students in Jersey City are getting a chance to earn free college and a $70,000 a year job. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

U.S.-China Tensions Hitting Silicon Valley

The Chinese cash that powered Silicon Valley is suddenly toxic. Since late last year, venture firms with China ties have been dialing back their U.S. investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting their U.S. offices. Some American venture firms are dumping their Chinese limited partners and some U.S. startups are trying to push their Chinese investors out to Continue reading “Real Time Economics: U.S.-China Tensions Spread Across the Economy”

Real Time Economics: Who Will Trump Threaten With Tariffs Next?


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The South’s low-tax, low-wage economic strategy is faltering, a top Trump official wants a reprieve for Huawei, and some states are starting to remove one big obstacle to a more mobile labor force. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

The South Isn’t Rising Anymore

The American South spent much of the past century trying to overcome its position as the country’s poorest and least-developed region, with considerable success: By the 2009 recession it had nearly caught up economically with its northern and western neighbors, Sharon Nunn reports.

Real Time Economics: Fed Promises to Ride to the Rescue


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The Fed wants the expansion to keep going and going and going, employers need to draw more workers off the labor market’s sidelines, and China is warning its citizens away from visiting the U.S. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Fed to Markets: We Got Your Back

Federal Reserve officials are watching the recent escalation in trade tensions. And if those tensions cause the economy to deteriorate, they could respond by cutting interest rates, Nick Timiraos reports.

Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?


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China and Mexico want to talk trade, U.S. factories are struggling and the Fed is trying to figure out how to hit its inflation target. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Something to Talk About

China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, Josh Zumbrun and Yoko Kubota report.

  • Beijing released a government policy paper Sunday accusing Washington of scuttling trade negotiations. It said the Trump administration’s “America First” program and use of tariffs are harming the global economy and that China wouldn’t shy away from a trade war.
  • But China’s government appears ready to return to negotiations. “We’re willing to Continue reading “Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?”

Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?


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China and Mexico want to talk trade, U.S. factories are struggling and the Fed is trying to figure out how to hit its inflation target. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Something to Talk About

China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, Josh Zumbrun and Yoko Kubota report.

  • Beijing released a government policy paper Sunday accusing Washington of scuttling trade negotiations. It said the Trump administration’s “America First” program and use of tariffs are harming the global economy and that China wouldn’t shy away from a trade war.
  • But China’s government appears ready to return to negotiations. “We’re willing to Continue reading “Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?”

Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?


This post is by Jeffrey Sparshott from Real Time Economics


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China and Mexico want to talk trade, U.S. factories are struggling and the Fed is trying to figure out how to hit its inflation target. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email.

Something to Talk About

China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, Josh Zumbrun and Yoko Kubota report.

  • Beijing released a government policy paper Sunday accusing Washington of scuttling trade negotiations. It said the Trump administration’s “America First” program and use of tariffs are harming the global economy and that China wouldn’t shy away from a trade war.
  • But China’s government appears ready to return to negotiations. “We’re willing to Continue reading “Real Time Economics: Who’s Afraid of a Few More Tariffs?”