Economic Policy

Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown

Aug 7, 2019

U.S. stocks slide as central banks around the world cut rates and stoke fear that the U.S.-China trade war will damage global economic growth.

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

Global stocks tumble after China lets yuan sink

Aug 5, 2019

Global stocks fall after China allows yuan to fall following Trump's latest trade threat

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

Aug 5, 2019

China's yuan falls below 7 to US dollar, possibly fueling tension with Washington

Trump's latest tariffs weighs on markets ahead of payrolls

Aug 2, 2019

Global stock markets remained under pressure Friday, particularly in Europe, after President Donald Trump's shocked investors with another tariff announcement on Chinese imports.

Nuke plants' rescue jolts conservatives, environmentalists

Aug 2, 2019

A financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants and two coal-fired plants has infuriated environmentalists and conservatives

Trump says he'll put 10% tariffs on remaining China imports

Aug 2, 2019

President Donald Trump says he will apply a 10% tariff on about $300 billion of Chinese goods

The Latest: China's foreign minister criticizes US tariffs

Aug 2, 2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized President Donald Trump's proposed tariff hike

Fed chief struggles to manage a wild card: Trump trade wars

Aug 1, 2019

Powell struggles to tailor Fed's rate policy to a wild-card factor: Trump's trade wars

Stocks slump after Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods

Aug 1, 2019

Stocks dropped sharply, erasing a big gain, after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. will slap a new 10% tariff on some $300 billion worth of goods from China beginning next month