China

Beijing hit back at the U.S. for adding China’s largest state-owned nuclear company to a blacklist, which essentially bars all American firms from selling products to the firm.

Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio said he wouldn’t rule out China using its Treasury holdings to gain an upper hand against the U.S. in the trade war — a view that contrasts with many other observers.

Joining us on the show to discuss about certain domestic companies that can manage during this uncertain markets’ environment is Kevin Caron, a Senior Portfolio Manager at Washington Crossing Advisors.

Contessa Brewer reports from California where one company there is looking to become the first U.S. business to export rice to China.

One of the factors that caused stocks to change unpredictably is the mixed messages coming out from China. Eunice Yoon has more for us from Beijing.

The Hong Kong government introduced an economic stimulus package to help jolt their slowing economy amid the continuing protests. Brian Sullivan has more for us from Hong Kong.

China hopes to “meet the U.S. halfway” on trade issues, the foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. The statement came after China said it will have to take the necessary counter-measures to President Donald Trump’s latest tariffs threat.

Saudi Arabia’s crude shipments to China have doubled in the span of a year. During the same period, its oil exports to the U.S. have dropped by nearly two-thirds.

One of the reasons Wall Street tumbled on Wednesday was the weak economic data reports coming out of China. Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.

On Wednesday, the Dow plummeted 800 points which is its worst day of the year as the bond market flashed an ominous sign and fears of a worldwide economic slowdown. Bob Pisani has more for us from the New York Stock Exchange.

Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette, on the heels of the retailer’s dismal quarterly earnings report, said consumers will have “no appetite” for price increases thanks to new tariffs.

The Chinese pork industry has been devastated by the spread of the African swine flu disease where the Chinese are stocking up on pork reserves. But, as Eunice Yoon tells us, the Chinese are looking to shift their strategy.

Stocks rallied on Tuesday after President Trump eases his stance on a new round of duties sending the Dow back above 26,000. Kayla Tausche has more for us.

We discuss more about the tariff delay and how it impacted the markets and both the tech and retail sectors. Peter Sorrentino, Chief Investment Officer at Comerica Wealth Management, joins us on the show.

Shares of retailers jumped Tuesday after the United States Trade Representative announced it was delaying proposed tariffs on clothing, footwear and a number of other items until Dec. 15.