Saturday, June 1, 2019

Saturday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea

[Reuters] Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says

[AP] Trump digs in on Mexican import tariffs despite uproar

[Reuters] China to investigate whether FedEx harmed client interests: Xinhua

[Politico] DOJ takes step toward a bruising antitrust battle with Google

[Reuters] South Korea May exports fall for sixth month, worse than expected

[BBC] US ends special trade treatment for India amid tariff dispute

[Reuters] China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability

[Reuters] U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief

[CNBC] Trump’s escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi’s growing bromance

[CNBC] Acting US Defense Secretary calls on Asian allies to boost arms spending

[MarketWatch] The richest 10% of households now represent 70% of all U.S. wealth

[Reuters] Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats

[Bloomberg] China Targets FedEx in ‘Warning’ to U.S.

[Bloomberg] Pentagon Report Slams China for Pursuing ‘Predatory Economics’

[Bloomberg] India Roiled as Trump Yanks Its Status as a Developing Nation

[Bloomberg] The Wettest and Wildest Planting Season Farmers Can Remember

[WSJ] Trump’s Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry

[FT] Bond market is yelling rate cut but Fed unlikely to listen

[FT] Timeline: No end in sight for US-China trade war