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with JJ Kinahan

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War of Words Heats Up: Focus Turns to China Policy Ahead of Press Conference

(Friday Market Open) It’s often said that markets climb a wall of worry. Well, it feels like there’s a lot to worry about this morning, and that’s slowing the long rally heading into the weekend.

A weaker tone took hold overnight as investors awaited the administration’s latest words on China. The talk has been heating up and today we might find out what sort of action—if any—the White House plans to take at President Trump’s news conference.

Depending on what President Trump announces and any counterpoint China takes, things could get nastier pretty fast in their relationship and scramble an already struggling global economy even more. This nervousness could be reflected in crude being down this morning and people coming in to buy bonds. 

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