Economic Policy

The Latest: China's premier appeals for global support

Sep 19, 2018

The Latest: China's No. 2 leader appeals for global support for free trade as trade clash with U.S. heats up

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher despite ongoing jitters about the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

Sep 18, 2018

Senate backs $854B bill to avert shutdown through Dec. 7, boost military spending

Markets Right Now: Markets shrug off trade and end higher

Sep 18, 2018

Investors shrugged off the latest escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China and sent stocks broadly higher on Wall Street.

5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

Sep 18, 2018

5 ways in which Trump's tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports could be felt

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

Sep 18, 2018

China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

Sep 18, 2018

The UK's top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union

China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike

Sep 18, 2018

China says it will take 'counter-measures' to Trump's tariff hike; American business group warns 'downward spiral' in their trade battle appears certain

UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

Sep 18, 2018

The UK's top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union

US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

Sep 18, 2018

US and China on collision course on trade: What's going on and why, and what it's likely to mean?