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Sociedad CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Amanda Macias

Pentagon to free up 5 million respirator masks and 2,000 ventilators for coronavirus efforts

17:34 - Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said that the Pentagon was able to offer up to 2,000 deployable ventilators, but that the machines were different than those used by civilians and would require training before operation. He added that the U.S. government would need to seek support from industry on procuring more ventilators. The virus — which has already killed more than 7,167 people and infected more than 183,000 people around the world — is spreading from the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific Command, the largest of all geographic combatant commands.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Noah Higgins-Dunn

New Yorkers should be prepared for a ‘shelter-in-place order,’ Mayor Bill de Blasio says

15:36 - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that taxpayers can delay paying their income taxes on as much as $1 million in taxes owed for up to 90 days. Ordinarily, individual income taxpayers must submit their 2019 tax returns and pay amounts owed by April 15. The postponement on payments applies to federal returns. Double-check your state’s tax deadlines to see if there are any delays.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Tucker Higgins

China expels journalists from New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post

15:15 - China said Tuesday that it will expel American journalists working in the country for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post whose press credentials are due to expire in 2020. The country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that U.S. reporters for those publications must return their press cards within 10 days. The move continues a tit-for-tat battle between Washington and Beijing that began in February after the Journal ran an opinion article with the headline, “China Is the Real Sick Man of Asia.”
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Kevin Breuninger

Trump seeks stimulus package potentially worth more than $1 trillion, including direct payments to Americans

13:00 - The White House is seeking a stimulus package worth anywhere from $850 billion to over $1 trillion as the Trump administration looks to battle the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The developments came hours after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the Trump administration wants to get emergency funds in Americans’ pockets “immediately.” “It’s going to be big, it’s going to be bold,” Trump said of the potential stimulus package, without disclosing its size, Tuesday morning.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Amanda Macias

US military says general’s letter announcing Iraq withdrawal was a mistake: ‘This is not what’s happening’

06/01 - 19:30 - The Pentagon said that a U.S. general’s letter informing Iraq’s Defense Ministry that U.S.-led coalition troops would leave Iraq “was a mistake.” American Defense officials insisted that the troops would remain there. The letter came a day after Iraq’s parliament voted to expel all foreign forces from the nation after a U.S. airstrike that killed Iran’s leading general, Qasem Soleimani. President Donald Trump said, “We’re not leaving unless they pay us back for” an aiport built by the United States.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Christina Wilkie

President Trump impeached for abuse of power

18/12 - 22:24 - A majority of the House of Representatives votes to impeach President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. The vote marks only the third time in American history that the House has impeached a president. Trump holds a campaign rally in Michigan during the historic vote.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Evelyn Cheng

China’s Commerce Ministry says trade war should be ended by removing tariffs

China is still calling for the U.S. to roll back tariffs as part of any “phase one” agreement, as trade negotiations between the world’s two largest economies drag on.“If both sides reach a phase one agreement, the level of tariff rollback will fully reflect the importance of the phase one agreement,” China’s Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said in Mandarin.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Huileng Tan

While US-China ‘phase one’ trade deal stops escalation, analysts not optimistic for more by year end

On Friday, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the two economic giants have made progress in trade discussions and have come close to finalizing parts of a phase one deal. While the phase one agreement may halt the tariff war, it doesn’t mean that current tariffs will be rolled back, analysts noted. Analysts were not hopeful that the two sides can reach consensus on more issues by the of the year.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Evelyn Cheng

China takes cautious steps with new tariffs, leaving most to December

China pushed ahead Sunday with increased duties of between 5% to 10% on a variety of major American exports, including soybeans and crude oil. The Chinese side has called for the cancellation of all additional tariffs as part of a trade agreement.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Thomas Franck

Trump’s Fed pick Judy Shelton is a fan of the gold standard and other unusual economic policies

President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday his intention to nominate Judy Shelton and St. Louis Fed economist Christopher Waller as Federal Reserve Board governors.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Holly Ellyatt

Mnuchin: ‘We were about 90% of the way’ on China trade deal and there’s a ‘path to complete this’

“We were about 90% of the way there [with a deal] and I think there’s a path to complete this,” Mnuchin says in Bahrain. Trump is meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Holly Ellyatt

IMF’s Lagarde and ECB’s Draghi warn against troubling developments in trade war

Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned about the global trade dispute. The trade war between the U.S. and China could get worse, Lagarde said. Europe could be hit with U.S. import tariffs on its car exports.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Evelyn Cheng

Trade tensions have had a ‘significant’ impact on China, IMF says

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its 2019 growth forecast for the world’s second-largest economy to 6.2% from 6.3% on Wednesday. “The trade tensions have had an impact, significant, but in our view, so far contained,” Kenneth Kang, deputy director of the Asia-Pacific Department at the IMF and leader of the visiting team, told CNBC in an interview Wednesday.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Thomas Franck

US trade deficit widens to $50 billion in March

The trade deficit rose 1.5% from February to a seasonally adjusted $50 billion in March, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Refinitiv expected the U.S. trade deficit in March to fall to $50.2 billion from a revised $49.3 billion in February.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Energía Tom DiChristopher

The US is losing the nuclear energy export race to China and Russia. Here’s the Trump team’s plan to turn the tide

Russian and Chinese companies are aggressively pursuing nuclear energy export deals and building more reactors overseas than U.S. firms.The Trump administration aims to disrupt that progress by expanding early stage cooperation with countries interested in adopting nuclear energy.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Eustance Huang

Major Asian stock markets slip as investors seek clarity on US-China trade

Stocks in China slipped on the day after a turbulent session. Other major Asian stock markets also closed lower. U.S. stocks received a boost after President Donald Trump's declaration that America would delay placing additional tariffs on Chinese imports at the start of March.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Sam Meredith

China urges US to seek 'win-win' relationship amid long-running trade war

Washington and Beijing have been locked in a tit-for-tat trade battle for several months, as the world's two largest economies wrangle for global influence. "For the Chinese and U.S. economies, I believe they are in state of (being) mutually indispensable," Wang said, according to a WEF translation. "So, the conclusion is that there has to be a mutual benefit and win-win (relationship)," he added.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China says it will step up government spending this year to support the economy

China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. The government may unveil more fiscal stimulus during the annual parliamentary meeting in March, including bigger tax cuts and more spending on infrastructure projects, economists say.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Evelyn Cheng

China just injected a record amount of money to stimulate its economy

On Wednesday, the Chinese central bank injected a net 560 billion yuan ($83 billion) into the banking system, the highest ever recorded for a single day.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Holly Ellyatt

German economy posts weakest growth in five years

German gross domestic product (GDP) grew 1.5 percent in 2018, compared with 2.2 percent in 2017. It's the weakest rate of growth in five years. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino