Wed. Nov 13th, 2019

White House’s Navarro says U.S.-China talks will continue but focus should be Powell

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White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Friday trade talks with China would continue after Beijing announced tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods. Appearing on Fox Business Network, Navarro claimed China was bearing the burden of tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on its products and urged investors to instead focus on a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell scheduled for 10 a.m. Eastern. Navarro said what he most wants to hear from Powell is “America, we have your back.” President Donald Trump has frequently pressed the Fed to cut interest rates more aggressively. U.S. stock futures

YMU19, -0.50%

turned negative after the China tariff announcement.

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