Trump says US is doing well with China, promises ‘dramatic statement’ on border

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These comments crossed shortly before the economic data and have helped to lift equity futures. He said China wants to do a deal with the US.
There was a time when a statement like that would send markets much higher but it was only good for a handful of points today.
On the southern border, he said he will be making a ‘dramatic’ statement today or tomorrow.