Kayla Tausche, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

Beijing billed President Donald Trump’s 2017 trip as a “state visit-plus” — rolling out the red carpet for an unprecedented private dinner in the Forbidden City, marching a military parade through Tiananmen Square, and hosting a signing ceremony in the colossal Great Hall of the People to unveil business deals totaling more than $250 billion.

U.S. business groups are considering suing the White House over the Trump administration’s new tariffs on Mexican imports.

The Trump administration plans to delay auto tariffs by up to six months, stopping itself for now from widening global trade disputes, sources told CNBC.

The effort was spurred by the blockage of the construction of the 125-mile Constitution Pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York.

China has offered a six-year boost in imports during its ongoing talks with the U.S., officials familiar with the matter told CNBC.

Small business advocacy groups are giving mixed reviews on President Trump’s performance thus far.

Rep. Jeb Hensarling has signaled that the future of the Durbin Amendment is unclear, but he wouldn’t commit to removing it himself.

In the last week, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Colorado have moved rate deadlines to June from April or May.

The end of the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program and its fight against “too big to fail” banks are on a collision course in the bond market. When quantitative easing ends in October, the market for Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities will see its biggest net buyer stepping back. But because of new regulations requiring the …

Consumers can expect a flurry of thick, credit-card-carrying mail as some banks attempt to get high-tech chip cards into their hands before the holidays. The catalyst: A series of high-profile security breaches at U.S. retailers caused an acceleration of a multi-year transition to the chip-and-pin technology. A year ago, credit card issuers thought the Europe-led …

For five years, U.S. consumers have been undergoing a massive debt reduction: Paying off credit cards, paring back spending and building up funds for a rainy day. Investors, though, have been looking to see whether Wall Street banks are lending for a positive sign that the economic recovery is picking up steam. Last week, investors …

In the last decade, peer-to-peer lenders—online platforms that connect credit-seeking consumers directly to potential lenders—have helped customers borrow to refinance student loans, pay off credit card debt and build their small businesses. Now, one lender wants to disrupt the market for mortgage originations, long dominated by big banks. San Francisco-based lender SoFi (short for “Social …

In a video prepared by Alibaba executives for potential investors, the company’s genesis is described as one to help small, Chinese wholesalers compete with global players. With Alibaba’s massive initial public offering coming down the pike, the company’s own global ambitions are becoming more apparent—even in the structure of the deal. (Watch the video here.) Alibaba disclosed Friday …

The debate around “inversions”—the process of American companies buying foreign companies to access capital and lower tax rates overseas—has reached the dinner table. But while the debate escalates over the dozen or so companies that are pursuing this endlessly wonky and complicated legal loophole, there are dozens more loopholes that companies are jumping through here …

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav said consolidation among cable and satellite companies isn’t over and he expects television content owners to respond with mergers of their own. “There’s still a lot of distributors that are left,” Zaslav said at the Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, adding that he expects “more consolidation on the …