America’s trade war with China has been quietly escalating for years, but recently, it seemed to have taken a turn for the disastrous. Huawei, once the rising star of China’s tech industry, has been cut off from US suppliers, leaving the company effectively stunted. China wants to play hardball and has threatened what many think is an option that could cause serious chaos--China would ban the export of “rare earths” which it produces 80 percent of the world's supply. The materials are used for everything from electric cars to LED lights, from smartphones to missiles. Will this bring the U.S. to its knees? Find out in a special report in the Market Intel segment today. Then estate planning attorney Libby Banks joins us for the Q & A. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!