Economic Policy

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Aug 17, 2019

President Donald Trump has been warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, but recession may be coming before that.

US stocks veer higher in latest bout of market volatility

Aug 15, 2019

Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy _ shoppers spending at stores and online _ can keep going

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Ex-Treasury chief: Boris Johnson wrecking Brexit deal chance

Aug 14, 2019

The man who was Britain's top finance official until three weeks ago is accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn't backed by Parliament or the voters

How major stock indexes fared Tuesday

Aug 13, 2019

Stocks shot higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. said it would delay tariffs on Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and other items typically on holiday shopping lists

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Aug 13, 2019

US delays tariffs on cellphones, other Chinese goods, drops others altogether; stocks rally

Stocks soar after US delays plans for some China tariffs

Aug 13, 2019

Stocks tore higher on Wall Street after the U.S. government said it would delay new tariffs on certain goods imported from China and remove tariffs on other goods entirely

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

US delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others

Aug 13, 2019

US delays tariffs on cellphones, other Chinese goods, drops others altogether; stocks rally

US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

Aug 12, 2019

Europe's economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade