Los Angeles Times reported "Stocks open higher ahead of U.S.-China trade talks" on Monday
 The talks are aimed at resolving a trade war that threatens to stunt global economic growth, in part by raising prices on goods for consumers and companies Corporate earnings were mixed on a light day for reporting European markets were mostly higher, though the British FTSE 100 fell U.S. stocks were mostly higher in early trading Monday as Wall Street nears the end of a relatively strong earnings season and looks ahead to key trade talks between the U.S. and China.
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Stocks open higher ahead of US-China trade talks Commercial insurer Loews plunged on a fourth-quarter loss caused by higher catastrophe losses The S&P 500 index was little changed and the Nasdaq composite added 0.2 percent Britain is also dealing with wider global trends, including higher tariffs
US-China trade talks resume The American side is led by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish After those comments, the Dow Industrials fell into a downward spiral of around 300 points Reuters had reported that Trump said he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the March 1 deadline set by the two countries for reaching a trade pact
U.S. stock futures set for higher start as trade talks kick off, China equities rise The U.K., meanwhile, is spiraling toward a March 29 scheduled exit from the European Union with or without a trade agreement in hand Barbara Kollmeyer Barbara Kollmeyer is an editor for MarketWatch in Madrid We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment
European markets seen slightly higher ahead of US-China trade talks Escalating tensions between the world's two largest economies have cost both countries billions of dollars and roiled global financial markets is also expected to release annualized GDP data for December as well as the latest industrial production figures and trade balance data
Asian markets mixed ahead of new round of U.S.-China trade talks Officials from the U.S. and China will gather in Beijing for trade talks on Thursday and Friday U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin and trade representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the American delegation at the talks, which are aimed at bringing both sides closer to resolving deep-seated issues such as unhappiness over Beijing’s technology policy Subscribe to MarketWatch's free Need to Know newsletter We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment