Fed policymakers leave little doubt: Rate hikes can wait

SOMERSET, N.J./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - “Patience” is the new mantra at the Federal Reserve, less than two weeks ahead of the U.S. central bank’s first policy meeting of the new year, as officials leave little doubt they want to stop raising interest rates - at least for a while. FILE PHOTO: John Williams poses for…

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman pay rises 7 percent to $29 million: filings

FILE PHOTO: Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman participates in a conversation-style interview with Economic Club of Washington in Washington September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri GripasNEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) Chief Executive James Gorman’s overall pay rose 7 percent to $29 million last year during a period that saw the firm’s net revenues rise 5…

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.…

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a bench painted in the colours of the U.S. flag outside a clothing store in Beijing, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas PeterThe…