Silver Markets Gap Up 7 Percent, Bullion Dealers Report Weekend Inventory Shortage Amid Retail Hype
A number of precious metal bullion dealers have reported inventory shortages and closed order taking on Sunday, Feb. 7, citing unprecedented weekend purchasing demand.  The U.S.-based MoneyMetals and APmex closed acceptance of new orders until...
President Biden wants Congress to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic aid bill that will include $1,400 in direct payments to every American citizen.
Biden Administration Pushes Hard to Get Pandemic Relief Package Passed by Congress
President Biden wants Congress to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic aid bill that will include $1,400 in direct payments to every American citizen. White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said that the deal has to be...
China signed RCEP agreement on Nov. 15 to join the largest trading bloc in the world
China Joins RCEP, But Will Beijing Honor Commitments?
China signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) on Nov. 15, joining 14 other countries in a free trade zone that will cut tariff and non-tariff barriers. Member countries signed the agreement via video...
Senate Passes Bill That Could Delist Chinese Firms From US Exchanges
Mainland Chinese companies must adhere to U.S. national financial regulations, or face delisting on America’s stock exchanges, according to legislation passed by the Senate on May 20. The bill applies to listed firms, as well...
US-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal to be Signed This Month
The “phase one” U.S.-China trade will be signed by President Donald Trump and Chinese officials on Jan. 15 at the White House, the president announced on Dec. 31. “High level representatives of China will be...
US and China May Restart Trade Talks at G-20 Summit, Sources Say
Washington could be on track for renewed dialogue with the Chinese government as presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meet at the G-20 summit in Japan, according to insiders “familiar with the situation” cited in...
Why the US Government Blacklisted China’s Huawei
Half a year after the arrest of its chief financial officer by Canadian police, the world’s biggest telecommunication firm suffered a new blow after the U.S. government put it on a list that effectively bans...
The US Has Reversed a Ban on Canadian Genetically Modified Salmon
In March, the Food and Drug Administration lifted an import ban on Canadian-produced genetically modified (GM) salmon, which is the world’s first GM animal approved for human consumption. Further sparking controversy, retailers will not have...
Hope of Trade Deal Increases as U.S. and China Conclude Talks
From January 7-9, 2019, trade representatives from the governments of China and the United States met in Beijing for negotiations that could resolve the trade war that has been going on for more than half...