DAGEN: OPEN COMMUNICATIONS WITH HILLARY CLINTON. MARIA: GREAT POINT, HILLARY CLINTON. DAGEN: I HAVE NO IDEA, I’M RAISING THE ISSUE. MARIA: BREAKING NEWS, GUYS, NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON THE CHINA TRADE STORY, WALL STREET JOURNAL THIS MORNING HAS NEW REPORT ON WHAT CHINA IS LOOKING FOR IN THE NEGOTIATIONS, GET THIS,… Continue Reading China wants to narrow trade talks with US: Report

MARIA: WELCOME BACK. WE ARE LOOKING AT U.S.-CHINA TRADE THIS MORNING, NEW U.S. TARIFFS ARE NOW IN EFFECT. THEY WENT INTO EFFECT SEPTEMBER 1, CHARGING A 15% TAX ON $112 BILLION WORTH OF CHINESE IMPORTS. THOSE IMPORTS INCLUDE CHOCOLATE, BEEF, CHEESE, A LOT MORE. COMING INTO THE COUNTRY FROM CHINA.… Continue Reading China planning to sue US over new tariffs

JAMES KYNGE: The US and China are engaged in a dire struggle over tech. And some analysts say it’s likely that tensions could escalate from here, jeopardising the business dealings of both American companies and their Chinese counterparts. The tech war is part of the broader US-China trade war that… Continue Reading Why the US has a lot to lose in a tech war with China | FT

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: U.S. businesses slowed their hiring in August amid global economic weakness and the tariff war with China. The Labor Department reports employers added a net of 130,000 jobs, fewer than expected. That total included 25,000 temporary workers hired for the 2020 U.S. census.… Continue Reading News Wrap: U.S. employers added fewer jobs than expected in August

WE KICK IT OFF WITH THE NEWS OUT OF HONG KONG. CARRIE LAMB WITHDREW THE EXTRADITION BILL FORMALLY. THAT BILL WAS THE CATALYST THAT SPARKED THE PROTESTS THAT TOOK OVER THE CITY. IT ALLOWED HONG KONG CITIZENS TO BE SENT TO MAINLAND CHINA FOR TRIALS. THE HANG SENG SOARED ON… Continue Reading Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam fully withdraws extradition bill

♪♪ CHARLES: HOW ARE INSIDERS WITH THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION RING AING TO THE PRESIDENT’S NEW RANT THIS MORNING ON CHINA? MORE OR LESS REALLY AGAINST AMERICAN COMPANIES. I WANT TO BRING IN EXCLUSIVELY HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY BEN CARSON. SECRETARY CARSON, THANKS FOR JOINING US.>>ABSOLUTELY. CHARLES: EVERYONE KNOWS PRESIDENT… Continue Reading Ben Carson on US-China trade, says Trump is a great negotiator

>>>PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS CAST>>>PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS CAST HIMSELF AS A FRIEND OF THE HIMSELF AS A FRIEND OF THE AMERICAN FARMER. AMERICAN FARMER. BUT SOME FARMERS SAY THEY ARE BUT SOME FARMERS SAY THEY ARE FRUSTRATED WITH HIM BECAUSE HIS FRUSTRATED WITH HIM BECAUSE HIS TRADE WAR HAS AFFECTED SALES… Continue Reading New Ethanol Rules Are Testing Farmers’ Support Of President Donald Trump | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

The trade war took a dangerous turn and is now morphing into what many are calling a currency war. It’s all out economic warfare between the two biggest economies in the world. U.S. and China. Two key developments took us here. The Chinese currency weakened passed a significant level that… Continue Reading How The US-China Trade War Turned Into A Currency War