Market Extra: Why investors are fretting over the Trump-Xi meeting

It takes a lot to overshadow a monthly unemployment report, but investors appear to be as focused on the start of a two-day meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping that gets under way Thursday, as they are on this week ‘s eagerly anticipated March jobs data.

It appears Trump will head into the meeting ready to take China to task over trade policy, while Xi is expected to offer, if not concessions, a grab bag of investment promises and other measures that Beijing hopes will be enough to at least ratchet down tensions.

See:Why even a Trump victory in trade talks with China won’t dent the trade deficit

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