US President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFEUS President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFE
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Donald Trump signals interest in a China trade truce, but it may already be too late for the global economy

  • Nicholas Spiro says the damage has been done: both the US and Chinese economies are slowing and the overall rift in relations will persist even if Trump backs down on tariffs

US President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFEUS President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump has made the performance of the US stock market central to his claims that his policies are working, leaving him in an awkward position since market struggles began in the autumn. Photo: EPA-EFE
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