Economic Policy

Trump pushes for G-7 summit at his resort; critics pounce

Aug 26, 2019

President Donald Trump touts his Doral golf resort as the ideal place for the next G-7 summit, and critics pounce

UK's Johnson gets Trump backing as he eyes Brexit endgame

Aug 26, 2019

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the sympathy of U.S. President Donald Trump, who suggested that the European Union would drive a hard bargain on Brexit

US stocks climb amid signs of a thaw in US-China trade war

Aug 26, 2019

Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in midday trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled markets and dimmed the outlook for global economic growth

World shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Global shares are mostly dropping as the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war takes its toll on global markets

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran

Aug 26, 2019

G-7 leaders are wrapping up a summit dominated by tensions over U.S. trade policies and a surprise visit by Iran's top diplomat

The Latest: French, US officials talk tech tax at dinner

Aug 26, 2019

Top US and French officials discuss taxes on tech giants and a French wine dispute over dinner

Asian shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Asian shares are tumbling after the latest escalation in the US-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Trump might say next

White House says Trump regrets not taxing China more

Aug 25, 2019

President Donald Trump's only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn't raise them higher, his press secretary says after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China

Britain's leader says trade deal with US won't be easy

Aug 24, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns that while getting a trade deal with the United State won't be "plain sailing" because of barriers to British goods in American markets