Negotiators eye next phase in US-China trade talks

The United States and China have reached a “phase one” deal aimed at ending their drawn-out trade battle. But it’s only a first step, with the bulk of tariffs remaining in place. Markets welcomed the news cautiously amid uncertainty over the next phase of negotiations. Plus, a German union has called on Amazon workers to stage a strike in the crucial, final shopping days before Christmas to put pressure on the online retail giant to raise wages and bonuses.