Economic Policy

US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

Feb 23, 2019

US and China extend trade talks through weekend, and a Xi-Trump meeting may follow in March

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

Feb 22, 2019

President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

The Latest: Trump to weigh delaying deadline to reach deal

Feb 22, 2019

Trump says he would consider an extension of deadline if trade talks are going well

Fed will be 'patient' in rate hikes amid global growth woes

Feb 22, 2019

Federal Reserve says slowing global economy shows need to be 'patient' in raising interest rates

EU says it's ready to hit back if US imposes car tariffs

Feb 22, 2019

A European Union official says "there is full support" from member states to hit back if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on cars and car parts

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Feb 22, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

From corn to Apple: What's behind the US-China standoff

Feb 21, 2019

The Case of the Purloined Robot Arm, driverless car espionage and other intrigue in US-China rift

IMF and Ecuador reach agreement on $4.2 billion fund

Feb 21, 2019

The International Monetary Fund's staff is agreeing to support Ecuador with $4.2 billion over the next three years

Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

Feb 20, 2019

Fed policymakers last month noted increased threats to U.S. economy and opted for patience

Government headed for close to half of nation's health tab

Feb 20, 2019

Report: Government to pay for nearly half the nation's health care tab in less than 10 years