Trump imposed the first set of tariffs on Chinese goods to punish the country for intellectual property theft that he says has caused the USA economic damage.
Finally, the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note fell 5 bps to 2.78%, Comex gold gained 0.6% to $1,336.10/oz. and U.S. WTI crude oil closed 2.3% lower at $62.06/bbl. President Donald Trump upped the ante late Thursday with a threat to slap tariffs on a further $100 billion of Chinese exports.
China will continue reforms and promote trade and investment liberalization, he said. We were badly represented.
Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan
In his tweet Thursday, Trump also said that border crossings are at a 46-year low, but said the rate was still "unacceptable". Trump's criticism, Mexico scrambled to gain a handle on the caravan. "We can not arrive to the border with 1,000 people".
"So we may take a hit and you know what, ultimately we're going to be much stronger for it", Trump said.
"If the United States disregards the objections of China and the worldwide community and persists in unilateralism and trade protectionism, the Chinese side will follow through to the end, at any cost, and definitely fight back resolutely", a spokesperson was quoted as saying.
Despite Trump's threats for more sanctions, he has insisted the U.S.is not engaged in a trade dispute with the Asian nation.
Meanwhile, the nationalist Global Times said in an editorial published late on Thursday that the "Chinese are aware that the only option now is to hit the United States hard enough so that it will remember the pain".
USA stocks also were affected this past Monday by Trump's new verbal attack on giant online retailer Amazon.
Iowa joins lawsuit against Census citizenship question
Six cities - Chicago, Seattle, New York , Philadelphia, Providence, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C. - are also signing on. Census may sound innocuous, but immigrant advocates say it will have a far-reaching impact on all people in the country.
Bundy-bound Prince 'backs' republic move: Former PM
The couple next visit Lady Cilento Children's Hospital before heading to the Gold Coast for the Games' opening. Prince Charles will then tour northern parts of the Sunshine State, before heading to the Northern Territory.
Second Death Due to Synthetic Cannabinoids
These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they are similar to chemicals found in the marijuana plant. Melanie Arnold with IDPH said they've found a chemical used in rat poison in some of the victims.
Snow and sleet moves out, cold night ahead
There's a break in the action followed by more showers and/or a steady period of rain with a thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon . Hard travel conditions are possible during morning and evening commutes with reduced visibility.