May 14, 2018

05/14/2018: Trump’s dramatic U-turn on trade

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(Markets Edition) Trump has plans to ease up on his seven-year ban of ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company. We'll look at how international trade experts are reacting to the news. Afterwards, we'll discuss a study that shows a majority of…

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With ZTE tweet, President Trump is executing a dramatic U-turn on China trade

May 14, 2018
Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp. halted major operations last week following an order by the U.S. Department of Commerce banning business between ZTE and American companies.
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(Markets Edition) Trump has plans to ease up on his seven-year ban of ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company. We’ll look at how international trade experts are reacting to the news. Afterwards, we’ll discuss a study that shows a majority of people don’t know the interest rates on their credit cards, and then explore why there are lower airfares to destinations across the Atlantic.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC