I think both the U.S. and China 'get' the importance of at least setting up further talks, while coming away with something immediately understood by the public as positive.
The headlines that move the market are constant but can't be trusted, which makes trading a risky proposition at present.
Hate Trump or like Trump, the economy does respond to a lower Fed funds rate.
The backlash over the banning of an eSports player who voiced support for Hong Kong protesters has led to widespread boycott calls against Activision's Blizzard unit, which has considerable Chinese exposure.
Traders are reduced to betting on whether the next headline will be positive or negative.
LEVI is plunging as Wall Street pans its latest quarterly results, but I'll buy shares if they fall much further.
There are some stock moves that will simply go without explanation. Ever.
More often than not the market ends up doing what few expect or anticipate.
Let's hope the blacklisting of eight companies supplying surveillance equipment to the Chinese state is not just another chip on the U.S.-China trade negotiating table.
Let's weigh all the technical evidence.