World News: 02:04 GMT Monday 6th May 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Contracts on the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average extended declines, falling 2.1 percent each at 9 p.m. in New York. China is considering delaying a trip to Washington by its top trade negotiators after Trump threatened the country with steeper tariffs, according to people familiar with the matter. “When the president puts his foot down, it makes the market go down,” Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York, wrote in an email.
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