Trade talks with China collapse: “This has all the makings of a complete disaster that could lead the stock market to crater this week”

Trade talks with China collapse: “This has all the makings of a complete disaster that could lead the stock market to crater this week”

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He has cancelled his trip to Washington this week for trade talks following a tweet by President Donald Trump threatening more tariffs because the talks have moved too slowly. #China #Trade #Breaking

Needless to say, global financial markets did not respond well to this news.  For most of the year, hope that a trade agreement was imminent had lifted stocks, but now that hope appears to be gone.

In Asia, the major Chinese markets were all down more than 5 percent overnight…

Asia Pacific stocks tumbled in Monday morning trade following a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions as President Donald Trump declared an impending increase in tariffs rates on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

via Economiccollapseblog Trade talks with China collapse: “This has all the makings of a complete disaster that could lead the stock market to crater this week”