Apple seeing minimal disruption from trade war, analyst Ives says
09 June 2019 | 1:54 pm
Dan Ives, Wedbush Securities managing director and equity analyst, discusses the impact of China-U.S. trade tensions on Apple Inc.'s supply chain with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
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The relationship between the U.S. and China has always been characterized by mistrust. The world's two largest economies view each other as rivals, and their latest dispute was ignited by a white balloon that China flew over U.S. territory. The US government says that its Air Force shot down a spy balloon that American media describes as part of a global Chinese surveillance system.
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North Korea criticized the joint US-South Korean drills, for which the United States deployed a B-52. The long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber is capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
US President Joe Biden unveils a $6.8 trillion budget proposal with key provisions aimed at boosting American competitiveness against China, while Beijing rails against economic containment and suppression. Plus, a sell-off in US bank shares sparked by a run on a small California lender spreads to Asia and Europe as markets tumble.
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This week, former Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou was on a trip through China as a private citizen, at the same time that Taiwan's current president, Tsai Ing-wen, was in the United States. Tsai's unofficial visit sparked diplomatic anger from Beijing, which considers the self-ruled, democratic island as part of its territory. We take a closer look.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi reiterated that the hijab is the law for women's dress, after a video of two unveiled women being attacked with a tub of yoghurt went viral.
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