Stock Markets Drop Amid Escalating Tariff Threats -—Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors uncertain, analysts say.

China's media projects confidence in face of stock market slump, tariff threats. China's state media on Wednesday projected confidence in the country's stock markets in the face of a rout the previous day that was triggered by trade war fears.