Focus squarely on Trump as December 15 tariffs loom in U.S.-China trade war

Focus squarely on Trump as December 15 tariffs loom in U.S.-China trade war
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China. FILE PHOTO: Customers shop during Black Friday sales at a Target store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua... Read More

Meltdowns and touchdowns: How the U.S. scored a Canada-Mexico trade deal

Meltdowns and touchdowns: How the U.S. scored a Canada-Mexico trade deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Revising the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement took a year of acrimonious talks among Democrats, the chief U.S. negotiator and a labor union president – and may have set a world record for phones being slammed down in anger, according to one negotiator. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer gestures as he speaks during a meeting at the Presidential Palace,... Read More

GM, doubling down on big SUVs, unveils longer Chevy Tahoe, Suburban

GM, doubling down on big SUVs, unveils longer Chevy Tahoe, Suburban
DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) could expand the lineup of vehicles using its large truck and sport utility vehicle architecture and sees big opportunities in over-the-air software updates, President Mark Reuss told Reuters on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan October 26, 2015. Photo... Read More

Huawei’s CFO wins Canada court fight to see more documents related to her arrest

Huawei’s CFO wins Canada court fight to see more documents related to her arrest
FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to appear in British Columbia supreme court for a hearing, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – Lawyers for Huawei’s chief financial officer won a court battle when a judge asked Canada’s attorney general to hand over more evidence and documents relating to... Read More

U.S. attorney general says Big Tech probes to be completed next year

U.S. attorney general says Big Tech probes to be completed next year
FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday that he hoped to have Justice Department investigations of the big tech platforms – Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) –... Read More

Wall Street slips as tariff deadline closes in

Wall Street slips as tariff deadline closes in
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main stock indexes ended slightly lower on Tuesday, though not far from record highs, as investors awaited concrete news on whether a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods would take effect on Dec. 15, a potential turning point in a trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies that has convulsed markets.... Read More