Pound Falls As Brexit Deal Optimism Fades

U.S. Treasury Chief Mnuchin In China Tariff Warning

New tariffs on $156bn of Chinese goods will be imposed if a trade deal is not finalized by 15 December, the US Treasury Secretary has warned.

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Steven Mnuchin said he still hoped a tentative US-China deal agreed last week to suspend fresh tariffs would be formally approved.

China Wants More Talks Before Signing Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Deal

CHINA WANTS FURTHER TALKS AS SOON AS THE END OF OCTOBER TO HAMMER OUT THE DETAILS OF THE “PHASE ONE” TRADE DONE DEAL TOUTED BY DONALD TRUMP BEFORE XI JINPING AGREES TO SIGN IT… NOT QUITE THE DONE DEAL TRUMP BALLYHOOED JUST GOT UNDONE!

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Farmers, do not buy more land. And tell John Deere you will keep what you’ve got! Listen to THE DON and you will continue to lose your ass!

U.S. “Preparing To Evacuate” Remaining Troops From Northern Syria, Defense Secretary Says

CUT AND RUN! ARE YOU PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN… BETRAYING OUR ALLIES. MOST OF THE KURDS IN THE PICTURE BELOW WILL SOON BE BUTCHERED

Washington — The U.S. is “preparing to evacuate” about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria “as safely and quickly as possible,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told “Face the Nation” in an interview Sunday.

“In the last 24 hours, we learned that [the Turks] likely intend to extend their attack further south than originally planned, and to the west,” Esper said.

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The move comes a week after President Trump announced the repositioning of several dozen American troops embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, opening the door for a Turkish offensive against the Syrian Defense Forces (SDF), the main U.S. allies in the fight against ISIS.

“In the last 24 hours, we learned that [the Turks] likely intend to extend their attack further south than originally planned, and to the west,” Esper said. “We also have learned in the last 24 hours that the … SDF are looking to cut a deal, if you will, with the Syrians and the Russians to counterattack against the Turks in the north.”