Trump says there's good chance of China trade deal as talks to resume
President Donald Trump said Wednesday there's a "really good chance" of a China trade deal, a day before talks between U.S. and Chinese officials are to start again in Washington. Speaking at the White House at an executive order-signing ceremony, Trump tempered his comments a bit by saying the deal needs to be the "right" one for Americans. U.S. stocks closed higher as investors hoped for an easing of trade tensions. Reports ahead of the resumption of talks indicated China was open to a limited tariff resolution with the U.S. and that Beijing had offered to boost purchases of U.S. farm products.
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