trade

  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese goods as negotiators seek to prevent a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Best Buy wants televisions to be spared from the tariffs. Sanden International (USA)...
  • Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha,’ comments on China

    NEW YORK, May 5 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are answering five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists and analysts at Berkshire’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. The weekend known as “Woodstock for Capitalists” is unique in corporate America, a...
  • China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

    BEIJING (AP) – China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce. The Finance Ministry said it was responding to a U.S. tariff hike on steel...
  • Odell Beckham Jr. trade is reasonable for only 3 NFL teams

    Odell Beckham Jr. has proved difficult for the Giants to re-sign. That also makes it harder for New York to trade Beckham, as the team thinks it should ask for everything and the kitchen sink in return. That hasn’t prevented trade rumors from swirling around the talented-but-mercurial wide receiver....
  • Richard Sherman switching teams in NFC West, to join 49ers on three-year deal

    Richard Sherman has agreed to a three-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. The free-agent cornerback told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Saturday that the incentive-laden deal is worth up to $39.15 million. “I’m thankful to John and Kyle for believing in me,” Sherman...
  • Dow drops 400 points…Stocks tumble

    Stocks traded sharply lower again in volatile trading Thursday as strong earnings and economic data were not enough to quell jitters from higher interest rates on Wall Street. The Dow traded more than 400 points lower after opening just above the flatline and then later bottoming out at around...
  • Saints trade RB Adrian Peterson to Cardinals

    Salvaging a potential free agency disaster, the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday traded future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added that the Cardinals are sending back a conditional late-round pick. “I’m so ecstatic,” Peterson texted...
  • Will Isaiah Thomas’s hip jeopardize his trade ???

    Point guard Isaiah Thomas underwent his physical exam with the Cavaliers on Friday and, according to ESPN, Cleveland now has some concerns about Thomas’s injured hip, potentially putting Tuesday’s blockbuster trade that sent Kyrie Irving to Boston in jeopardy. Thomas suffered a torn labrum during the Celtics’ Eastern Conference...
  • China warns Washington against ‘trade war’!!!

    China’s government on Thursday warned “there is no winner in a trade war” after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. A foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, appealed for dialogue to preserve stable relations when asked about the comments by...