US-China trade talks; Xiaomi shares plunge; Fed minutes - CNN
CNN - Wed 9 Jan 11:08 GMT

US-China trade talks; Xiaomi shares plunge; Fed minutes - CNN

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

  It was the first round of face-to-face meetings between American and Chinese officials since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, called a truce in the trade war.

  Wednesday was the first day that some investors were able to unload shares following the company's stock market debut in July.

  Fed minutes: The US Federal Reserve will release minutes from its December meeting on Wednesday.

  US stock futures were pointing higher, suggesting that Wall Street could be headed for another day of gains.

  Coming this week: Wednesday — KB Home ( Thursday — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the Economic Club in Washington, DC; Sears returns to bankruptcy court to potentially get a decision that could determine its future Friday — CPI reports — KB Home ( KBH ) and Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY ) earnings; Fed minutes; Crude inventories— Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the Economic Club in Washington, DC; Sears returns to bankruptcy court to potentially get a decision that could determine its future— CPI reports