Economic Policy

Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

The Latest: Draghi says his legacy not dented by criticism

Oct 24, 2019

As he winds up his eight-year term, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says his legacy isn't dented by the unusual public criticism by some ECB officials of a key part the bank's last stimulus package

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Oct 23, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful

Europe's specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

Oct 17, 2019

European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine and Italian Parmesan are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with trepidation.

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Oct 14, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

China's September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

Oct 14, 2019

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct 13, 2019

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators _ and they're returning to work this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

Kosovo election winner in no rush to restart Serbia talks

Oct 8, 2019

A left-wing party leader poised to become Kosovo's next prime minister said Tuesday he isn't in any rush to restart formal talks intended to normalize relations with Serbia and won't lift a 100% tariff on Serb imports from the previous government

Fed's odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

Oct 8, 2019

The Fed's odd dilemma: Ultra-low unemployment and inflation but pressure to do more