Trump Ready to Slam China — and Others — With ‘Substantially’ Higher Tariffs

President Donald Trump has reportedly been close to finishing phase one of a new trade deal with China but if things don’t work out, he said he will increase tariffs on Chinese imports “substantially.” “If we don’t make a deal, we’re going to substantially raise those tariffs. They’re going to be raised very substantially. And … Read more

Dems Vow Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown Amid Impeachment Ploy

A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings. Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., made the announcement after meeting with Senate counterpart Richard Shelby, R-Ala., in hopes … Read more

Paul Tudor Jones: Market Will ‘Definitely Decline’ if Democrat Wins in 2020

Billionaire Tudor Investment Corp. founder Paul Tudor Jones said Wednesday the stock market will give up all of its record gains if any Democrat, regardless of how far left or centrist their policies are, wins the White House in 2020. “I think the stock market will definitely decline because that will assume that it’s going … Read more

Trump Rips ‘Cheater’ China, Fed for Not Going NIRP: ‘Give Me Some of That Money’

President Donald Trump blamed previous U.S. leaders as he ripped into China on Tuesday, calling the nation “cheaters” amid the ongoing trade war. “We are actively competing with nations who openly cut interest rates so that now many are actually getting paid when they pay off their loan, known as negative interest. Who ever heard … Read more