Nancy Pelosi, White House have tentative deal on new NAFTA, insiders say 

The Trump administration and House Democrats have a tentative deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, according to people familiar with negotiations, paving the way for congressional approval as early as this month even as Democrats prepare to impeach the president. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reviewing changes to the agreement that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

China, U.S. trade deal has plenty of momentum to be reached before election: Blackstone’s Schwarzman

Stephen Schwarzman, head of Blackstone Group Inc., the world’s largest alternative asset manager, has been stepping beyond his well-honed role as a corporate dealmaker into the midst of high-stakes trade negotiations between nations. During a stop in Toronto Wednesday to give a speech to the Canadian club and promote his recent book, What It Takes, […]

Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]