Economic Policy

Beyond veto: Trump seeks more workarounds to avoid Congress

Mar 16, 2019

Donald Trump has issued his first veto as president, and his plans for future collaboration with Congress appear limited

US business groups encouraged by prospect of US-China deal

Mar 16, 2019

US business groups encouraged by prospect of US-China deal

The Latest: UK lawmakers vote strongly to delay Brexit

Mar 15, 2019

British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit, just 15 days before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union

Premier: China needs 'strong measures' to support economy

Mar 15, 2019

Premier: China needs 'strong measures' to support economic growth but Beijing plans to promote market reforms instead of using more lending or deficit spending

Eastman Chemical, Conduit Global cutting jobs in Tennessee

Mar 14, 2019

Eastman Chemical Co. says it is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs globally, citing "the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute" and an economic slowdown in Europe

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

Mar 14, 2019

Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei have entered a not-guilty plea in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions

The Latest: EU official says 'no-deal' vote wont halt Brexit

Mar 14, 2019

The European Commission is warning Britain's Parliament that voting against Brexit taking effect without a withdrawal deal in place isn't enough and lawmakers must approve the deal, too

Trump raises possibility of walking away from China deal

Mar 14, 2019

Trump dangles prospect of walking away from a new trade deal with China if it's not to his liking

UK unveils new tariff regime in event of 'no-deal' Brexit

Mar 13, 2019

Britain unveiled a temporary tariff regime on Wednesday that could boost the price of imports ranging from cars to butter if the U.K. leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade.

US durable goods orders up modest 0.4 percent in January

Mar 13, 2019

US durable goods orders up modest 0.4 percent in January with investment category up 0.8 percent