Claire Williams



Claire is a reporter at Morning Consult covering financial regulation.

Morning Consult Finance: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Brian Yermal Jr. Week in Review U.S.-China trade talks The United States has agreed to delay a tariff increase on China set for next week as part of a partial trade agreement reached between the two countries Friday. As part of the deal, which could be finalized as soon as next month, China has […]

Morning Consult Finance: China Said to Consider Partial Trade Deal With U.S.

By Brian Yermal Jr. Top Stories Chinese negotiators are open to negotiating a partial trade deal with the United States, although they are doubtful about reaching a final trade agreement during meetings this week in Washington, according to an official with direct knowledge of the talks. China would be willing to buy more U.S. agricultural […]

Morning Consult Finance: White House Said to Resume Talks on Barring U.S. Pension Funds From Investing in Chinese Stocks

By Brian Yermal Jr. Top Stories The Trump administration is progressing with talks about potential restrictions on capital flows into China, including investments made by U.S. government pension funds, according to people familiar with internal deliberations. The office of National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, the National Security Council and the Treasury Department held a […]

Morning Consult Finance: PayPal Withdraws From Facebook’s Libra Digital Coin Project

By Brian Yermal Jr. Top Stories PayPal Holdings Inc. announced that it will no longer participate in the coalition for Facebook Inc.’s Libra cryptocurrency project, which has faced scrutiny from U.S. and European regulators. PayPal’s decision comes amid reports that other partners who originally backed Libra have been re-evaluating their involvement with the project. (The […]

Morning Consult Finance: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Claire Williams and Brian Yermal Jr. Week in Review Libra Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc. and others that originally signed on to the initial plans for Facebook Inc.’s Libra payments network are now rethinking their involvement after the tech giant has received pushback from U.S. and European regulators, said people familiar with the matter. PayPal […]

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