Asian markets little changed despite U.S.-China trade deal

2019-12-15

Asian markets were muted in early trading Monday despite Friday’s news that the U.S. and China have agreed on a “phase one” trade deal. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Sunday that the deal “is totally done, absolutely,” adding that China committed to buy $40 billion of American farm productsRead More →

Exclusive: Hudson’s Bay’s take-private deal falls short

2019-12-14

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrian walks past a Hudson’s Bay company sign at the retailer’s flagship Toronto store By Jessica DiNapoli and Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) – Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay Co (TO:) has fallen short of securing enough shareholder support for a C$1.9 billion($1.4 billion) deal to takeRead More →

What Amazon is really accusing Trump of doing in JEDI deal

2019-12-10

Much of the coverage of Amazon.com Inc.’s appeal of the $10 billion-a-year JEDI contract focused on President Donald Trump’s antagonistic tweets and statements about Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, but as is typical in this administration, the actions taking place in secret amid the tweets are much more important. As impeachmentRead More →

USMCA trade deal is ‘within range,’ Pelosi says

2019-12-09

Associated Press House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday night that great progress has been made on a new North American trade pact. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said great progress has been made on reaching a deal over the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but final details for the trade pact were still beingRead More →