U.S.-China Trade War, Mexico Border Delays, Trump Jobs: Eco Day

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Welcome to Tuesday, Americas. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started:

  • China’s top trade negotiator Liu He will visit the U.S. this week for a new round of high-wire talks, in a sign Beijing is battling to keep negotiations on track after President Donald Trump ratcheted up pressure with plans to raise tariffs on Chinese goods Friday
    • International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde issued a fresh warning about the threat trade tensions pose for the world economy
    • Here’s a look at the options for China in the escalating trade dispute, at how the rise of developing countries has disrupted global trade and Bloomberg Economics’ take on the latest developments
  • More cargo from Mexico to the U.S. is being held up at the border, accompanied by increasing evidence that such delays are dimming prospects for American companies
  • Jobs are now growing at a faster rate in Trump country than they are in the Democratic-leaning urban and coastal areas that long had been a main driver of the U.S. economic expansion
  • The race to succeed Mario Draghi as European Central Bank president has a new frontrunner -- France’s Francois Villeroy de Galhau has overtaken Finland’s Erkki Liikanen in Bloomberg’s latest survey of economists
  • Bloomberg Economics’ Tom Orlik takes a look at the economic impact of the sharing economy

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