Media reports fuel China trade deal hopes

China is still open to agreeing to a partial trade deal with the United States, Bloomberg reported

Wall Street was set to rise for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday after latest media reports eased concerns over escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, ahead of high-level trade talks starting Thursday. Separately, the Financial Times reported Beijing was offering to increase its annual purchases of U.S. agricultural products. The reports offered some relief to investors after a turbulent start to October as a result of escalating trade tensions, intensifying efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and signs of slowing economic growth. Nick Bit: we are adamant TRUMP will flinch. The China trade war is OFF.  Trade Sanctions and  duties will be slowly lifted by both sides… We have a trade for that!