The Trump administration is considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the U.S. and imposing tariffs on a broad range of its imports to punish Beijing for its alleged theft of intellectual property, according to people familiar with the matter. An announcement following an investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative’s office into China’s IP practices is expected in the coming weeks, potentially handing President Donald Trump further cause to impose trade restrictions. His announcement last week of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has already ratcheted up global trade tensions — and led to the resignation Tuesday of his chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, who opposes such measures. Read more on Gary Cohn’s resignation as Trump’s economic adviser Stocks fell, and Treasuries rose on Wednesday on concern trade disruptions will hurt the global […]