Tag: U.S. tariffs


Import prices rise in November due to oil, but they still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation

December 13, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: The cost of imported goods rose in November at the fastest pace in six months, but the increased was tied entirely to oil and unlikely to add much pressure to U.S. inflation. The import price index advanced 0.2% […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Facing New U.S. Tariffs, China Says It Will Not Retaliate

August 29, 2019

Via: Fortune

China indicated that it wouldn’t immediately retaliate against the latest U.S. tariff increase announced by President Donald Trump last week, emphasizing the need to discuss ways to deescalate the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. “China has ample […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Wall Street Falls as Trade Worries Persist

February 8, 2019

Via: The New York Times

(Reuters) – Technology shares pulled Wall Street lower on Friday, as skepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal before a looming deadline added to investor nerves over slowing global growth. Another round of talks is set […]

Finance Tech, Trading

US industry leader on tariffs: ‘Prices will go up, sales will go down, jobs will be lost’

August 24, 2018


U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will simply mean that American consumers have to pay higher prices for products down the road, an industry association leader said on Friday. “We’re having some serious problems with this tariffs situation,” said Rick Helfenbein, […]