The Hill: Finance Policy 8 April 2018

Trump trade adviser: Tariff threats serve as a 'wake-up call' for Americans about Chinese policies

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that he believes President Trump's exchange of tariff threats with Beijing will serve as a "wake-up call" for Americans about unfair Chinese economic policies."How cynical it is for the...

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Trump trade adviser: We're moving forward in a 'measured way' with Chinese tariffs

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday said the Trump administration is moving forward with "measured" penalties against China despite concerns that implementing tariffs could spark a trade war."We're moving forward on a measured way...

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Stock market cooling off from the 'Trump bump'

Wall Street has muddled through a bumpy 2018, with the economic optimism that drove major gains during President Trump's first year in office steadily eroding. Stocks have seen rampant volatility this year, in part because of rising trade tensions...

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Collins: Trump should get credit for China tariffs

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Sunday that President Trump should get credit for his tariffs on China, but warned it should be done more cautiously. "I think we need a more nuanced approach, but I give the president credit for levying...

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Trump: ‘China will take down its trade barriers’

President Trump on Sunday touted his friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping but vowed that Beijing will remove its “trade barriers” amid increased tensions between the two countries.“President Xi and I will always be friends, no matter...

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Kudlow defends Trump's tariff moves: China is 'breaking a lot of laws'

President Trump's newly minted chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow defended the administration's escalation of tariffs targeting China over intellectual property theft, accusing the Chinese government of violating international trade laws.In an...

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