U.S. Jobless Claims Hit One-Year High Amid Shutdown, HolidayBloombergQuint
The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in November to its smallest amount in five months, driven by a drop in imports, especially from China.WSJ
The United States and China made "some progress" in addressing differences over intellectual property rights and market access issues, but still have gaps in other structural issues, U.S. Chamber of Commerce officials briefed on the trade talks said on Thursday.U.S.
A U.S.-born anchor for Iran’s state-run Press TV arrived in Iran on Wednesday after 10 days of detention in the United States, Press TV reported.IN
A U.S.-born anchor for Iran’s state-run Press TV arrived in Iran on Wednesday after 10 days of detention in the United States, Press TV reported.U.S.
The Farm Belt helped cement President Trump's historic electoral triumph over Hillary Clinton. But even before Trump started his trade war with China nearly one year ago, Trump's protectionist bent has added to the collective woes of farmers, who were already struggling with low prices for corn, soy beans and other agricultural commodities. China's decision to purchase millions of soybeans (after orders ground to halt late last year following another round of tariffs) offered some relief to...Zero Hedge
As other countries adopt smart policies favoring innovation, they could surpass the US -- and this could happen within the next decade.VentureBeat