Source: Business Insider
The next deadline in the US-China trade truce arrives on February 14, when China is set to submit its action plan for better enforcing intellectual property laws. The action plan’s submission represents “one risk catalyst worth watching,” Morgan Stanley analysts said, as the US could decline the proposal and throw a wrench into future trade talks. The stock market “has priced into everything that China and the US are talking and that, sooner or later, there will be a real deal,” Wharton School professor Mauro Guillen said. The “biggest risk” to investors would be any signal of the negotiations being derailed, the professor added. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories . The next major deadline in trade-war negotiations arrives on February 14, when China submits its plan to better enforce intellectual property laws. Experts are skeptical the Valentine’s Day update will do much good for the two countries’ trade relationship. IP protections are a long-standing issue between the US and China.