Officials in the US Department of Justice have placed Chinese messaging app WeChat in their crosshairs as the Trump administration has sought to crack down on technology from the People’s Republic. We analyze on ongoing Sino-US tech fight and what the plans mean for transpacific tensions with a US presidential election looming. Then we take a spin around the globe for a look at the state of world markets following a week of twists and turns, especially in the technology sector. Plus, the growing tension with China comes at a time when several major sectors in the US economy are on edge in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. We bring you the latest on the state of the ailing airline sector and whether or not the industry could see major stimulus in the coming weeks.