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US, Mexico say trade deal on track after last-minute objections

Top trade negotiators from both the United States and Mexico reaffirmed Monday that the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, known as USMCA, is a done deal -- despite complaints from Mexico over the weekend about a labor provision included in the bill unveiled by Democrats.

Trump downplays talk of recession

President Donald Trump said he is "prepared for everything" but that "most economists" don't think a recession is on the horizon as growing fears of a slowdown persist.

Trump said he'd ease up on Huawei but questions remain

When President Donald Trump suggested last weekend that he would relax a controversial ban on American sales to Huawei, it was welcome news for the Chinese telecom giant and its suppliers. Days later, the questions raised by his remarks remain unanswered.

White House economic advisers follow Trump's cues on Fed

President Donald Trump has made a habit of lashing out at the Federal Reserve over interest rate hikes, but lately, his top economic advisers have joined in, too -- breaking the code of conduct shared by bankers and economists to display solidarity with their boss.

Trump considering Cain for open Federal Reserve seat

President Donald Trump is eyeing Herman Cain, a former pizza executive who dropped his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination amid sexual harassment allegations, for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board.

Trump signals that he's open to longer China talks

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that his 90-day deadline for completing trade talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping could be extended -- while also threatening to ratchet up tariffs if he isn't happy.

Trump, Xi meet during dinner in Buenos Aires

The leaders of the world's two largest economies, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, met face-to-face Saturday in Argentina for a highly anticipated dinner that many hope will halt, at least temporarily, an escalating tit-for-tat trade war.

Kudlow floats possible 'breakthrough' in China trade talks

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday dangled the possibility of a "breakthrough" between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart on trade at their upcoming Argentina meeting -- but again said China has to blink first.