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China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US

China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.        ...

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US

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China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
07:00, 07/15/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso weakens after Trump tariff blow Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday, with Mexico's peso sliding to its lowest in about five months after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. The Mexican peso slipped up to 3.6% and remained on...
17:26, 05/31/2019

Soft U.S. factory activity darkens economic outlook U.S. manufacturing activity barely grew in early June and the service sector cooled, signs that President Donald Trump's trade war with China could be weighing on the economy....
20:39, 06/21/2019

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports...
06:52, 05/31/2019

Weak economic data, tariff concerns weigh on stocks globally Weak U.S. and euro zone manufacturing data and Washington's threat to impose additional tariffs on European goods weighed on global stock markets on Tuesday, cooling a rally that pushed U.S. stocks to near-record highs the previous day....
20:26, 07/02/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tariff hike, chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
00:13, 05/13/2019

U.S. urges Cambodia to probe China-owned economic zone on tariff dodging The United States on Friday urged Cambodia to investigate a Chinese-owned special economic zone after uncovering efforts by firms operating there to evade duties on products destined for export to the United States....
07:00, 06/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Weak economic data, tariff concerns weigh on stocks globally Modest gains in U.S. stocks helped global equity indices edge higher on Tuesday as investors weighed a U.S.-China trade truce against Washington's threat to impose additional tariffs on European goods....
23:26, 07/02/2019

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American ma...
18:52, 07/12/2019

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico ...
15:13, 06/02/2019

Mexico intercepts 1,000 migrants headed toward US amid tariff threats A large contingent of law enforcement officers intercepted a caravan of roughly 1000 Central American migrants traveling along a highway in southern Mexico Wednesday. The beefed up patrol comes as President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on M...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Pakistan sacks key member of economic team amid IMF talks Senior Pakistani officials say the government has removed the head of the country’s central bank, a key member of a team currently in talks with the IMF over an $8 billion bailout package...
10:52, 05/04/2019

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it’ll drive a much-anticipated but unseen Mideast peace plan. Even before that package is rolled out at a co...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Why Stocks Are Soaring Amid Rising Economic Fears: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
21:39, 07/11/2019

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" l...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
03:13, 05/07/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

In Bahrain, U.S. to launch economic part of Mideast peace plan amid skepticism The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach ...
06:52, 06/25/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets....
23:39, 05/13/2019

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
11:52, 07/10/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
04:39, 06/18/2019

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
00:26, 06/06/2019

Fed holds rates steady amid Trump pressure to ease money, calls economic growth 'solid' Federal Reserve officials announced Wednesday that they had held their interest rate target steady, further cementing the central bank’s shift away from previous plans to tighten monetary policy over the course of 2019....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
14:00, 07/05/2019

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
22:00, 06/07/2019

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Cyclone Vayu Weakens As It Moves Again Towards Gujarat Cyclone Vayu, which is likely to move towards Gujarat again today, has weakened from "very severe" to a "severe" category, the weather office has said....
11:39, 06/16/2019

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
10:39, 07/08/2019

Trade war damage as China growth weakens to 27-year low China's economic growth slowed to its weakest level for 27 years in the second quarter of the year - damaged by the country's trade war with the US....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Kellogg's Operating Profit Weakens in North America Kellogg said a key profit measurement weakened in North America in its latest quarter as it grappled with higher costs and weaker sales. The food company named a new finance chief....
17:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Lira weakens after Turkey says it will not back down on S-400 deal Turkey's lira weakened some 1.5% on Thursday after Ankara reiterated that it was unwilling to back down from its purchase of Russian missile defence systems, despite pressure from Washington....
17:00, 06/13/2019

OPEC extends oil cut to prop up prices as economy weakens OPEC agreed on Monday to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three OPEC sources said, as the group's members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring U.S. production....
17:00, 07/01/2019

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but sli...
15:26, 06/28/2019

Markets Rally as Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates if Economy Weakens Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to sustain the expansion....
22:52, 06/04/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
06:00, 06/05/2019

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program....
22:52, 07/08/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
20:39, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Global stocks gain, dollar weakens after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets strengthened on Wednesday, bolstered by gains on Wall Street, and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts over the rest of this year....
23:13, 06/19/2019

Stocks dive, yuan weakens as U.S.-China trade fight intensifies Global stock markets tumbled on Monday and the Chinese yuan weakened to its lowest level since December as the trade war between the United States and China escalated....
23:13, 05/13/2019

June Jobs Report Weakens Case For Larger Fed Rate Cut This Month The strong June employment report should ease Federal Reserve officials’ concerns about a sharper-than-anticipated U.S. economic slowdown, but still leave the door open to an interest-rate cut at their meeting this month....
19:13, 07/05/2019

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded...
13:39, 07/15/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Whitbread flags lacklustre outlook as UK demand weakens Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc said on Tuesday it expects weak room revenue growth in Britain for the financial year 2020 as it faces lower demand in its core market....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Economic Survey Live Updates: Government Releases Economic Survey The government's economic survey also says India will face a challenge on the fiscal front following an economic slowdown impacting tax collections amid rising state expenditure on the farm sector....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Shares wobble, yuan weakens as global trade talk rattles markets A gauge of global stocks dipped but erased steeper losses in a volatile session on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as global trade tensions persisted to hover over financial markets....
18:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. cash crude market at Cushing weakens after pipeline outage -traders The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude cash roll for June/July weakened on Tuesday after an outage on the Ozark crude pipeline, which runs from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Wood River, Illinois, traders said....
21:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira weakens after cenbank repos resume, FX purchase move The Turkish lira weakened on Tuesday after the central bank lowered the swap market lira interest rate and opened a repo auction for the first time in nearly two weeks, reversing a policy tightening step it had taken to support the currency....
12:13, 05/21/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso up as Trump rules out tariffs; broader Latam FX weakens Most Latin American currencies dipped on Tuesday as optimism around U.S.-China trade talks faded, while the Mexican peso gained on reports U.S. President Donald Trump had held off imposing tariffs on Mexico. The peso jumped about 0.4% to 19.07 p...
18:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Cooled in May U.S. factory activity slowed in May, as a weak global economy and concerns over trade tensions caused further deterioration in the manufacturing sector....
17:26, 06/03/2019

10 smartwatches that help monitor your activity Apple Watch, Fitbit Charge, LG and more. If you're looking for smartwatches for health and fitness tracking features, here are 10 options to consider.        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

How to Show Your PS4 Activity on Discord If you chat with all your friends who game via Discord, it makes a lot of sense to show off what you’re playing. It’s a conversation starter, it tells your friends what console you’re using and maybe even gives them a sense of your mood. (Everybody h...
01:26, 05/29/2019

The planets might control the sun's activity - and it's not astrology Our sun goes through a cycle of activity every 11 years, and it may be kept consistent by a periodic alignment of Venus, Earth, and Jupiter in their orbits...
10:00, 06/04/2019

China Manufacturing Activity Falters A gauge of China’s factory activity weakened sharply, suggesting that any turnaround in the world’s second-largest economy after months of slower growth has yet to take root....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Investment activity in AI gains traction in UAE The hype and excitement around AI are ubiquitous and executives in the UAE clearly see the transformational potential it will have on their organizations in the next three to five years.With a significant number of companies still in the planning pha...
08:13, 06/13/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
02:00, 05/02/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
22:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Service-Sector Activity Slowed in June Activity in the U.S. services sector pulled back in June, suggesting the economy is reverting to a slower but steady pace of growth after a strong 2018....
23:00, 07/03/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. factory activity falls to more than 2-1/2-year low U.S. manufacturing activity hit more than a 2-1/2-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over the escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
18:26, 07/01/2019

U.S. Service-Sector Activity Showed Resilience in May Service-sector activity across the U.S. grew at a faster rate in May, signaling a key segment of the economy remains on solid ground despite slowing global growth and trade tensions....
20:13, 06/05/2019

May tells Putin to end all 'hostile' activity that threatens UK Russia's "irresponsible and destabilising activity" must stop before normal diplomatic relations can resume, Theresa May has told Vladimir Putin in a frosty face-to-face encounter....
16:26, 06/28/2019

Turkey says EU sanctions won’t deter from drilling activity Turkey says the European Union’s approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won’t deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus...
10:00, 07/16/2019

UK's May tells Putin that Russia must end 'irresponsible activity' British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, were to improve....
14:52, 06/28/2019

Ocean activity is key controller of summer monsoons Each summer, a climatic shift brings persistent wind and rain to much of Southeast Asia, in the form of a seasonal monsoon. The general cause of the monsoon is understood to be an increasing temperature difference between the warming land and the com...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete activity and location data If you're worried about your Google data history coming back to haunt you, you'll be glad to hear that there's now an easy way to keep that history brief. Google is rolling out auto-delete controls for your activity data and location h...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Best fitness tracker in India: The top activity bands in 2019 The whole catalogue of fitness-centric tech products have seen immense demand over the past few years, but the most sought after way to track your daily activities seems to be the fitness bands. In India, we have fitness bands ranging from Rs 500 to ...
08:39, 05/15/2019

98% of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s activity comes from a dumb weather app The majority of transactions running through the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) network haven’t anything to do with cryptocurrency. In fact, pretty much all of its current on-chain activity comes from weathersv.com, an automated weather service that si...
19:13, 06/24/2019

Best fitness tracker 2019: the top 10 activity bands on the planet Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best and newest devices on the market keep tabs on your workouts, heart rate, stress and everything in-between with pinpoint accuracy. Thi...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former......
22:39, 06/28/2019

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and ...
11:52, 07/14/2019

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethical questions...
17:52, 06/27/2019

North Koreans stop activity for Kim Il Sung anniversary Daily life in North Korea came to a standstill at noon Monday as the country observed the 25th death anniversary of the regime's founder, Kim Il Sung, according to state media....
22:39, 07/08/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credib...
22:00, 05/06/2019

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR....
18:52, 05/28/2019

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
19:52, 06/03/2019

Survey: China’s factory activity declines in June BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with Washington. A monthly index released Sunday by an official industry group, the China Federation ...
09:52, 06/30/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
20:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. services sector activity perks up; eases gloom over economy U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing following a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories in the first quarter....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Reports January Volume and Activity LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced volume and highlights for Cboe Europe Equities for January 2018, summarising the first mont...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Trading Activity CHICAGO – November 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported several new trading records.  ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Australia business confidence bounces even as activity sags-survey A closely-watched measure of Australian business conditions slipped in May as sales and profits struggled, though confidence got a lift from the re-election of the country's centre-right government and the prospect of interest rate cuts....
04:52, 06/11/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
20:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
22:26, 05/01/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. factory activity at 2-1/2-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
20:52, 05/01/2019

U.S. services sector activity strengthens, eases gloom over economy U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing following a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories in the first quarter....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Action stations: a family activity break in the French Pyrenees Tree climbing, ziplining, rafting and hiking, plus many more activities from a flexible menu, make a fun-packed family holidayOur night at the Vénasque mountain refuge, close to the Spanish border high in the French Pyrenees, was going better than we...
08:39, 05/26/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. factory activity at 2-1/2-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Trading Activity In VIX Futures Spurs CFE To Busiest Month In History CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that September 2012 was the most-active trading month ever for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®). The record trading activity in VIX f...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Iran To Restart Part Of Nuclear Activity After US Withdrawal From Deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear programme in response to the US withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news......
21:00, 05/06/2019

Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Mueller of illegal activity U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, without offering evidence, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "terminated" FBI communications in what he called an illegal move....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to roll out more stimulus....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Google unveils auto-delete for location, Web activity, and app usage data Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif.—May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabet. (credit: Getty Images | zphotos) Google will soon let users automatically delete location histor...
00:00, 05/03/2019

'Prostitution is seen as a leisure activity here': tackling Spain's sex traffickers | Annie Kelly It’s staggeringly big business in Spain, where demand is being met by traffickers. Can a groundbreaking team turn the tide?On a sunny morning in Madrid, two young women duck down a side street, into a residential block and up to an apartment front do...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability to turn on or off the Location History and Web & App Activity directly fro...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Here's A Fun Activity To Do While Your Team Doesn't Sign Dallas Keuchel Or Craig Kimbrel When Sunday, June 2, turns to Monday, June 3, the 30 Major League Baseball teams that declined to sign 2015 American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel and seven-time All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel as free agents last winter will simultaneous...
02:52, 05/30/2019

US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secre...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Factory activity shrinks across Asia, global recession fears mount Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus...
06:26, 06/03/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no....
21:13, 05/19/2019

Iran threatens to boost nuclear activity in 60-day ultimatum to world powers Iran has threatened to increase its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached under the 2015 international nuclear deal  within the next 60 days....
11:52, 05/08/2019

Lucy McHugh murder accused not guilty of sexual activity with child The jury in the trial of the man accused of the murder of Lucy McHugh has been ordered to return a not guilty verdict for a charge of sexual activity against her....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Chinese, Indian communities in Canada can be used for ‘hostile-state activity’: officials Obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information law, the report's release comes ahead of a federal election in which Canada's relations with China and India as well as fears of foreign-government interference are likely to figure pro...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Trump accuses Mueller of illegal activity without evidence ahead of testimony Trump made the remarks ahead of Mueller's scheduled testimony in front of lawmakers about his investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow....
18:26, 06/26/2019

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bankEmployee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concernsSeveral financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017 triggered suspicious ...
00:13, 05/20/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. services sector activity perks up; eases gloom over economy U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing following a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories in the first quarter....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity Deutsche Bank found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, a sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets Reports Week of Record Trading Activity CHICAGO – February 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported its busiest week ever with several new trading records across Cboe’s exchanges and products....
21:26, 05/01/2019

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company a...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
04:00, 07/15/2019

A private survey shows China's manufacturing activity for May was slightly higher than expected The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing Managers' Index for May was 50.2, slightly above the 50 level which analysts polled by Reuters had expected....
06:39, 06/03/2019

Trading Activity at CBOE Futures Exchange Reaches All-Time High in January CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that several trading records were set at the exchange during January 2011, including total exchange monthly volume, exchange monthly average daily volume, tota...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by I...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Iran has raised its 'intensity of malign activity' following US pullout of nuclear deal, top general says The general President Trump has picked to become the military’s next top officer says Iran has raised its “intensity of malign activity” since the U.S. pulled out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
02:13, 07/12/2019

June Trading Activity at CBOE Futures Exchange Reaches New All-Time High CHICAGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that a series of volume records were achieved during June as trading activity reached a new all-time high at the exchange. The numerous records set during the...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Parts of Kejimkujik National Park closed over Canada Day long weekend due to bear activity The Kejimkujik Seaside area of the park will have restrictions in place on Friday and will be closed until at least Monday, Parks Canada said in a press release. ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats’ from human activity, but tools exist to save it Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN said in a statement marking 2019 World Wildlife Day which, this year, is celebrated under the theme “L...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Produced water spill prompts AER to order energy company to suspend activity at affected well The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has ordered Calgary-based Obsidian Energy to suspend activity at a well "and associated infrastructure" where 400,000 litres of produced water spilled late last month....
04:39, 06/04/2019

Google now lets you set a timer to auto-delete mobile location history and activity data In its latest attempt to give control back to users, Google started rolling out auto-delete controls for location history and activity data on iOS and Android devices this week. Google first announced this tool in a blog post back in May, but now you...
17:13, 06/27/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Theresa May: Russia must stop 'activity that threatens the UK and its allies' Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin today, saying Russia must stop "activity that threatens the UK and its allies."...
16:00, 06/29/2019

The Tariff Man's Mexican mischief In an ironic turn of events, the day after President Trump shocked the world with his plan to impose border taxes on all imports from Mexico beginning June 10, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its latest 50-state “leading indicators”...
23:00, 06/05/2019

What Economic Survey Is And What To Expect In It An Economic Survey is an annual document prepared by a government reviewing the economic developments over the past year. From policymakers, to economists to analysts, businessmen and researchers, the......
08:39, 07/04/2019

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die, so the chances that the chamber blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Macy's CEO seeing tariff hit on furniture business Macy's Inc said on Wednesday the recent tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington is hitting the department store operator's furniture business and executives cautioned that additional trade levies would leave its clothing and accessory categories vul...
17:52, 05/15/2019

Tariff imposed on tomatoes from Mexico NOGALES, Ariz. – The Trump Administration imposed a tomato tariff on fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico that went into effect May 7. Now, several Florida tomato growers are complaining that Mexico is undercutting them. The Suspension Agreemen...
06:52, 05/14/2019

US economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire The Trump administration’s newly announced plan to restrict exports to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for national security reasons doesn’t just up the ante in the China trade war. It could also hurt U.S. suppliers and accelerate...
23:00, 05/16/2019

CBO director says economic growth will fall below 2% Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Wednesday that he expected economic growth to dip in coming years, and that President Trump’s trade war with China is slowing economic growth....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Record-Long U.S. Economic Expansion The U.S. economic expansion is now the longest on record, with inflation remaining subdued. With the Fed poised to cut rates, will the bull run rage on?...
15:13, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump's economic #'s are through the roof. But ... Here's a great headline for Donald Trump as he turns toward his 2020 re-election bid: "CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high."...
14:39, 05/03/2019

The unusual US economic recovery is now its longest Beneath the low unemployment figures and long-awaited wage growth lie risks that can’t be ignoredData released over the next few months will show that the current US economic expansion is the longest on record. But while the US continues to outperfor...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Forces the EU Into a Corner Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy says Europe should try to build a global trading system that cuts out the Americans. That’s a tall order for a soft power. ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
22:13, 07/13/2019

Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve the trade and border issues that are top priorities ...
02:52, 06/10/2019

U.S. and China Negotiators Meet For Talks Over Tariff War (BEIJING) — American and Chinese trade negotiators met Wednesday for talks on their bruising tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. side might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal with Beijing. Wednesd...
20:26, 05/01/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
07:26, 06/08/2019

Gold Edges Higher After Tariff Threat Gold prices inched higher Monday, boosted by declines in stocks and other risk assets after President Trump threatened to escalate the U.S.-China trade fight....
01:26, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Mexico warns against a 5% tariff on its goods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Mexico says that imposing a 5% tariff on its goods would be very costly for the economies of both Mexico and the United States and warns that it ...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Jaguar, BMW, and Mercedes have most to lose among automakers in US tariff war The risk of U.S. tariffs on global auto import and parts has cast a shadow over the global auto market, but some automakers stand to lose more than others....
16:52, 07/10/2019

Macy's CEO says tariff escalation could hurt business Macy's Inc said on Wednesday the latest tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington are hitting its furniture business and warned investors that additional levies would leave its clothing and accessory categories vulnerable as well....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Wall Street hit hard by escalation of tariff war Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with higher tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
03:26, 06/11/2019

Trump Says India's 50% Tariff On US Motorcycles Unacceptable US President Donald Trump said that even though India has reduced its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 percent to 50 percent, it is still too high and not acceptable to him....
07:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. near to resolving tariff row with Canada, Mexico: Mnuchin The United States is close to resolving a dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as high-level American and Canadian officials met to discuss trade issues....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Expert: Tariff hikes will cause consumer pain A trade expert from Northwestern University says the Trump administration's tariff hikes will be painful for consumers. U.S. import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese goods jumped to 25% on Friday, from 10%, (May 10)      ...
03:26, 05/11/2019

India announces tariff hike on 28 U.S. exports India announced Saturday it is increasing tariffs on U.S. exports after the Trump administration ended a program that exempted Indian goods from U.S. import duties....
02:39, 06/16/2019

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
17:52, 06/17/2019

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
10:39, 06/14/2019

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. &...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Economic Growth 'Really, Really Strong' in First Quarter, Hassett Says President Trump’s top economist said he is optimistic about the economy’s prospects in 2019 after a stronger-than-expected report on gross domestic product in the first quarter....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Visegrad Group: A new economic heart of Europe? After German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent meeting with the heads of government of the Visegrad Group, DW asks if Central Europe has the economic clout to push its own agenda in a changing Europe....
15:26, 07/05/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
17:13, 06/16/2019

UBS sees U.S. rate cut if economic data deteriorate UBS economists said on Tuesday the Federal Reserve would consider lower U.S. interest rates if economic data deteriorate to levels that raise concerns among policy-makers about a recession....
23:26, 06/04/2019

U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Top 10 Takeaways From The India Economic Survey 2019 Amid a slowdown of economy, the government today said it is expecting a 7 per cent growth in the current financial year - up from the 6.8 per cent recorded in the last financial year. The Economic......
11:52, 07/04/2019

On Economic Survey, KV Subramanian Says Investment Is A Key Driver Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman table the Economic Survey 2018-19 in the Rajya Sabha, news agency ANI reported. As the flagship document of the finance ministry, the Economic Survey -- prepared......
11:13, 07/04/2019

Workshop on US economic plan for Palestinians kicks off MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — An international conference to promote the Trump administration’s $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians is getting underway in the tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law a...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Apple: U.S. tariffs will cut our economic contribution and aid rivals Apple is warning the U.S. government of the consequences of 25% tariffs against Chinese-made goods, including revenue shortfalls and business challenges.Read More...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Palestinians say they weren't consulted about U.S.-led economic conference The Palestinians have not been consulted about a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday....
14:26, 05/20/2019

China's Economic Troubles Come Into Sharper Focus The first four months of 2019 sent out a lot of false signals about China’s economy, leading many investors to conclude things were better than they really were. May is bringing a dose of reality, and it’s not pretty....
17:00, 05/31/2019

Rising oil prices add to global economic strife Escalating tension in the Middle East is driving up oil prices, a huge import cost for many economies, putting more strain on global growth already hurt by the trade war being waged by U.S. President Donald Trump and weakening consumer confidence....
18:00, 06/14/2019

The Risks in Overusing America's Big Economic Weapon These days, the biggest, baddest weapon in the American arsenal isn’t a missile or a fighter jet. It is America’s economic clout. But is it being overused, at the risk of undermining the very strength that makes it so powerful, asks Gerald F. Seib....
22:52, 05/13/2019

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those guilty of shooting down a passenger plane there in...
15:13, 06/20/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Trump’s top economic adviser is leaving his post The White House’s top economist is leaving, President Trump revealed in a tweet Sunday night. “Kevin Hassett, who has done such a great job for me and the Administration, will be leaving shortly. His very talented replacement will be named as soon as...
13:13, 06/03/2019

Workshop on US economic plan for Palestinians kicking off Amid deep skepticism, the Trump administration is convening an international conference to promote its ambitious but heavily criticized $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians...
16:26, 06/25/2019

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S. Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Why the wealth gap has widened despite record economic growth WASHINGTON — As it enters its 11th year, America’s economic expansion is now the longest on record — a streak that has shrunk unemployment, swelled household wealth, revived the housing market and helped fuel an explosive rise in the stock market. Ye...
23:39, 07/01/2019

China’s Economic Growth Is at Its Lowest in Almost Three Decades China announced its lowest GDP growth numbers since 1992 on Monday, as the ongoing trade war between the world’s two largest economies continues to take its toll. The country’s GDP grew 6.2% for the quarter ending in June, down from 6.4% ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Celebrate economic growth, but remain cautious Last week, the Department of Commerce released a surprisingly strong estimate of 3.2% gross domestic product growth for 2019’s first quarter. President Trump called the news “incredible,” and a better term might have been “almost unbelievable.” But t...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Oil set for weekly loss on weak economic data Crude oil prices fell on Friday on weak economic indicators from the United States and Germany, shrugging off tensions around Iran and this week's decision by OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut deal until next year....
11:26, 07/05/2019

China has enough support for steady economic development, Xi says China's economy is poised for healthy and sustainable growth, President Xi Jinping told Russian media on Tuesday, according to state news agency Xinhua....
06:13, 06/05/2019

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
12:13, 07/15/2019

‘We need to end this uncertainty,’ Theresa May says as Brexit causes economic stress The government has held several weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party about reaching a compromise, but the meetings have not produced a breakthrough....
23:52, 05/01/2019

Oil prices rise on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations, though gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
16:52, 07/15/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear activity and curb its aggression....
19:00, 06/24/2019

Fed says economic gains tempered by trade worries WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says most areas of the country saw a slight improvement in economic activity in the spring, but those gains were tempered by concerns over rising trade tensions. In its latest report on economic conditions nation...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Stock markets plunge on Trump tariff threats US stocks slumped on Monday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 350 points, after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, sparking a flight from riskier assets. Tru...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
20:00, 06/10/2019

India To Impose Retaliatory Tariff On 29 US Items From June 16 After extending the deadline for several times, India has decided to impose additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut and pulses, with effect from June 16, sources said....
13:52, 06/14/2019

Tesla bid for tariff exemption on Model 3 'brain' rejected by U.S. U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" in the Model 3, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial development plans....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Mexico weighs retaliatory tariff against U.S. over border slowdowns Mexico is considering a retaliatory tariff against the United States over delays at the border that it is blaming on the reassignment of agents from customs inspections to dealing with the dramatic rise in migrants seeking political asylum....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Mexico: Tariff deal with US struck 'fair balance' Mexican negotiators hailed the new tariff-averting immigration deal with the United States as a “fair balance” between their priorities and the more “drastic” proposals that President Trump initially demanded....
02:52, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products t...
09:52, 05/11/2019

Wall St. drops on surprise Mexico tariff threat U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its first monthly drop of the year after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears increasing trade wars could lead to a recession....
21:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
06:13, 06/01/2019

Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Washington and Mexico City both took victory laps over a deal that headed off threatened tariffs on Mexican imports, it remained to be seen how effective it may be and migration experts raised concerns over what it could mean fo...
01:26, 06/09/2019

U.S. rejects bid by Tesla for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial devel...
23:26, 05/03/2019

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Trump's tariff on Mexico could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's bigge...
18:52, 05/31/2019

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes A man chats with workers near a fruit section selling oranges from the United States and fruits from China at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion wort...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up President Donald Trump on Friday claimed his latest round of import tariffs on Chinese goods will force China to pay "$100 billion" to the U.S. Treasury. In fact, the burden of higher tariffs will ultimately fall on American consumers....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two nations....
11:39, 05/10/2019

China sends top negotiator to U.S. in bid to avert tariff hike Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for trade talks on Thursday and Friday, Beijing said on Tuesday, setting up a last-ditch bid to avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese goods announced by President Donald Trump....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such coop...
20:39, 06/09/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
03:00, 05/04/2019

US rejects Tesla's bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25% tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle....
05:13, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
16:39, 06/06/2019

U.S. hog producers cheer easing of tariff fight with Mexico American farmers cheered news of a reduced tariff war with Mexico, especially hog producers who have seen the price for their pork fall below cost of production....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is hol...
07:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
00:52, 05/04/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
08:13, 05/08/2019

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.”...
05:13, 06/09/2019

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Trump's tariff push squeezes businesses and consumers The first time President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on the luggage that Tiffany Williams imports for her Texas store, she stockpiled high-end suitcases and other products ahead of the deadline to protect profits....
08:26, 05/07/2019

For 'tariff man' Trump, levies start looking like goal, not tool President Trump’s tariffs are looking like an end-goal rather than a tool and more tangible than any of the deals the president has promised. And that, economists agree, bodes badly for the U.S. and global economies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariff Higher tariffs have been imposed on a broader range of imports as talks continue US-China trade war: latest updatesHigher tariffs come into effect as talks continueWhat has Trump done and what next?There are nearly 6,000 products that will now face 2...
20:00, 05/10/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Mexico ETFs rebound after U.S. tariff threat diffused Mexico-focused exchange-traded funds (ETF) jumped as much as 3 percent on Monday after the country struck a deal with the United States on Friday to avert a tariff war....
13:26, 06/10/2019

Bank Stocks Climb on Mexico Tariff Delay Stocks of large commercial lenders rose after the U.S.’s decision to hold off implementing trade tariffs on Mexican imports brightened investors’ economic outlook....
01:52, 06/11/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff hike. “I think I do, but it’s interesting, the expected countermeasures haven’t yet materialized,” ...
17:52, 05/12/2019

Trump announces tariff-avoiding deal with Mexico Pop the tequila and pass the guacamole — the US has struck a trade deal with Mexico that will avert tariffs on imports. “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” Presi...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war Foxconn senior executive says company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of ChinaApple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China.Foxconn, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, has moved t...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
04:26, 06/06/2019

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
01:00, 06/14/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
12:26, 05/06/2019

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
10:39, 05/06/2019

Top U.S., Indian Diplomats Try to Work Past Tariff Dispute Top U.S. and Indian officials acknowledged that a tariff dispute and the threat of U.S. sanctions over India’s planned purchase of a Russian weapon system remain unresolved....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Global shares, oil drop after Trump tariff threat Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
09:39, 05/06/2019

Mexico says it sees good chance of avoiding 5% US tariff WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico says it thinks there’s likely to be an agreement Wednesday with the United States that will avoid a 5% tariff on Mexican goods announced last week by President Donald Trump. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard told ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Trade war comes to Louisville, Jack Daniels takes tariff hit LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration’s tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point for the entire year. Brown-Forman Corp. posted four...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
06:52, 05/31/2019

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
00:26, 05/25/2019

U.S. Stocks Pare Losses on Auto-Tariff Delay Stocks pared losses as concerns over trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing were offset by a delay in an expected U.S. decision on whether to impose new tariffs on vehicle imports....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 More duties will be added if Mexico does not take action "reduce or eliminate the number of illegal aliens" crossing into the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
03:52, 05/31/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides after Mexico tariff threat Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as energy shares were hit by a more than 2% drop in oil prices following U.S. President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico....
17:26, 05/31/2019

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Trump tariff threats to China sinks stocks Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs against China. (May 6)        ...
17:13, 05/06/2019

GOP Senators Line Up Against Trump’s Mexico Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sai...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Trump Issues Tariff Threat on Chinese Goods President Trump threatened to drastically ramp up U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, an 11th-hour twist that puts in doubt whether the two sides can reach a trade deal this week....
01:13, 05/06/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal."...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexico over illegal immigration The 5 percent tariff would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in a Twitter post on Thursday night....
02:52, 05/31/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump is putting a tariff on summer!' Late-night hosts focused on Trump’s French visit and Elizabeth Warren’s well-constructed presidential campaignLate-night hosts focused on a variety of political topics, from Donald Trump’s trip to France to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Japanese shares struggle on trade, economic uncertainties Japanese share prices struggled to make headway on Monday as uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance kept many investors on sidelines....
11:13, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Rouhani: US economic pressure won’t defeat Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Unite...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Economic View: Manufacturing Can’t Create Enough Jobs. Infrastructure Can. Automation and offshoring have replaced many laborers on American assembly lines, but signature public works projects could generate an alternate source of well-paid hourly work....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Malaysia's hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption....
10:39, 05/10/2019

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s...
07:13, 06/01/2019

General Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 5.8% In Economic Survey In the interim Budget presented in February, the government had revised upward its fiscal deficit target to 3.4 per cent of GDP for 2018-19, from the previously estimated 3.3 per cent....
11:13, 07/04/2019

British Pound Tumbles, Reflecting Economic Concerns in U.K. The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
15:52, 07/09/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Oil prices dip on signs of slowing U.S. demand, economic concerns Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles along with worries about the global economy....
13:52, 07/04/2019

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
18:39, 06/20/2019

LIVE SCO Updates: Need Better Economic Ties With SCO Nations- PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election....
10:13, 06/14/2019

Signs of a global economic recovery in the second half are emerging Worries about the global economy percolate even as equities around the world rise, but an economist at Ned Davis Research says the worst of it may be over....
22:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear activity and curb its aggression....
17:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. economic growth surges in first-quarter, but momentum fizzling U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the export and inventory boost to activity masked weakness in domestic demand, some of which appears to have prevailed in the current period....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to pay taxes. Outlining a blueprint to reach Prime......
14:52, 07/04/2019

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China....
23:39, 05/30/2019

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian......
08:13, 06/11/2019

Kushner offers Trump economic model for Palestine, 'Best we have ever had' Top White House adviser Jared Kushner traveled to Bahrain Tuesday and offered Palestine and other Arab nations a remarkable $50 billion “opportunity of the century” and promised that despite rocky Middle East negotiations President Trump has not give...
20:13, 06/25/2019

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will roll out the first phase of its Middle East peace plan next month at a conference in Bahrain on the economic benefits that could flow from an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The plan envisions large-scale inve...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
04:39, 07/16/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
02:52, 06/19/2019

Real GDP Growth Projected At 7% For 2019-20 In Economic Survey GDP or gross domestic product growth is projected at 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey, tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.......
08:39, 07/04/2019

China says US trade provocations are 'naked economic terrorism' Trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated sharply earlier after Washington accused Beijing of having "reneged" on its previous promises to make structural changes to its economic practices....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Outgoing British PM May To Call On Trump For Economic Cooperation British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater......
06:00, 06/04/2019

Iran's UN Envoy Urges US To Stop "Economic War" Against Iranians Iran's UN ambassador said Monday that conditions were not ripe for a dialogue with the United States after President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Tehran....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
00:00, 06/08/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
18:13, 06/05/2019

Russia threatens more economic pain in standoff with Georgia Russia on Monday served notice to ex-Soviet Georgia it faces painful consequences if anti-Russian protests are not brought under control, saying it was tightening controls on wine imports that bring Georgia millions of dollars in revenue each year....
15:52, 06/24/2019

China is not the source of our economic problems -- corporate greed is China is not an enemy. It is a nation trying to raise its living standards through education, international trade, infrastructure investment, and improved technologies. In short, it is doing what any country should do when confronted with the histori...
02:13, 05/27/2019

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it and Israeli officials haven’t been invited, according to a repo...
22:39, 06/17/2019

'The UK is headed towards a cliff edge' – two experts on the economic outlook Two former members of Bank of England’s rate-setting committee on Britain’s prospectsRising risk of no-deal Brexit slows UK growth as pound slidesProfessor of economics at Dartmouth College in the US and member of the Bank of England’s monetary polic...
11:13, 06/26/2019

Palestinians rally against Kushner's economic peace plan Palestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.-led plans for a conference on their economy in Bahrain....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Trump’s Tariffs Could Nullify Tax Cut, Clouding Economic Picture President Trump’s plans to increase tariffs on imports from Mexico and China would wipe out the benefits of his signature tax cuts for the poorest Americans, analyses show....
23:26, 06/03/2019

Trump expected to name Philipson as top economic adviser: Politico President Donald Trump is expected to name Tomas Philipson, a former University of Chicago professor and health economics expert, as the next chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to replace outgoing Kevin Hassett, Politico reported on Friday....
03:52, 06/08/2019

Record US economic expansion only benefitting the ultra wealthy “The rich have gotten richer and they’ve gotten richer faster,” said John Mathews, Head of Private Wealth Management and Ultra High Net Worth at UBS (UBSG.S) Global Wealth Management....
22:26, 07/02/2019

Let's deepen economic ties, Britain's May tells Trump British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater still"....
00:26, 06/04/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges Jordan's King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Jordanian PM: Economic plan no substitute for Mideast peace Jordan’s prime minister says that no economic deal can be a substitute for a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians, echoing remarks by critics of the Trump administration’s peace summit in Bahrain last month...
17:13, 07/07/2019

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
16:52, 06/18/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
02:13, 05/11/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
17:13, 07/16/2019

U.S. economic plan decried by Palestinians but gets cautious nod in Gulf Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but U.S. Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise if a political settlement is reached....
23:00, 06/26/2019

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting someth...
10:00, 05/24/2019

UN lowers global economic growth forecasts for 2019-20 The U.N. says it is lowering its forecasts for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020 as a result of high trade tensions, uncertainty over economic policies and softening business confidence....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency Friday that ...
00:52, 05/11/2019

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessionsThis month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the Great Re...
17:26, 06/14/2019

On Politics: Americans Will Face Economic Pain From the Trade War President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China will hurt consumers — a contradiction to his claim that his tariffs are a mostly one-way payment by China....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Global Stocks Pause on Mixed Economic Data Global stocks wavered Wednesday, following a strong close in the U.S. overnight after President Trump suggested a U.S.-China trade deal could still be in the cards....
11:26, 05/15/2019

US told Palestinian economic plan must have political vision The Trump administration’s $50 billion economic plan for the Palestinians cannot be divorced from the political elements of a Mideast peace deal, global financial chiefs and investors say, as U.S. officials insist the two portions be presented separa...
17:13, 06/26/2019

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’s dual-currency system. Cuba has a dual-currency s...
01:26, 06/28/2019

Oil prices edge higher on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
15:52, 07/15/2019

Have American politics stopped making economic sense? With tax season just behind us, this is the time of year when many Americans have naturally had their attention focused on pocketbook issues. And with the recent news that the economy added almost 200,000 jobs in March, showing a strong recovery from...
22:13, 05/02/2019

In Iran, economic struggles trump fears of US confrontation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran’s 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and other staples of daily life. Now they wonder aloud about America’s intentions as it sends an ai...
13:39, 05/19/2019

IoT Industry projected to have economic impact of $11 trillion by 2025 Industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture are increasing IoT device usage for a variety of purposes, according to a Particle report....
15:52, 05/23/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way.        ...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertainty Academics, research groups and consulting firms agree there has been a rise in the number of people leaving the country, especially among young, educated Argentines – just as there was during the nation’s worst crisis 17 years ago....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On Turkey remains stuck in perilous proximity to economic crisis, as households and businesses defer spending and investment in the face of weak growth....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
05:26, 06/18/2019

Treasury Yields Decline Following Weak Economic Data The yield on the 10-year Treasury note dropped below 2% yet again on Tuesday after weak U.S. economic data bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates in coming months....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Why wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic growth WASHINGTON (AP) — As it enters its 11th year, America’s economic expansion is now the longest on record — a streak that has shrunk unemployment, swelled household wealth, revived the housing market and helped fuel an explosive rise in the stock...
17:00, 07/01/2019

No One Is Going to Show Up for Jared Kushner's Mideast Economic Summit Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to be that economic investment will fix the conflict, not political negotiation. Unsurprisingly, the pl...
05:00, 06/24/2019

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
02:39, 05/31/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. decision on proposed tariff hikes is at least a month away-Treasury The Trump administration is studying how proposed tariff increases on Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
16:26, 05/22/2019

U.S., European shares gain after Trump auto-tariff delay U.S. and European stock indexes gained on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, offsetting earlier pressure on equities and government bond yields from weak U.S. and Chinese economic data....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Trump says no tariff reprieve for China, expects productive talks with Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had not promised Chinese President Xi Jinping a reprieve from escalating tariffs in a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but felt their talks planned for the next day would be productive...
11:39, 06/28/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
05:13, 06/12/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent shipments higher....
17:00, 07/12/2019

China expresses regret over U.S. tariff hike, vows countermeasures China on Friday said it "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, adding without elaborating that it would take necessary countermeasures....
07:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff increase takes effect U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies....
07:39, 05/10/2019

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
23:26, 06/06/2019

US-Mexico talks to resume Thursday as tariff deadline nears The countries failed to reach an agreement Wednesday to stave off Trump’s threatened tariffs on all Mexican goodsMexican officials left the White House on Wednesday without a deal to stave off Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all Mexican goods fl...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war 'a little squabble' U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25% duties on all remaining Chinese imports....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Shares up as Trump finds reverse gear for car tariff threat US and European stock market values have surged on reports Donald Trump is to delay, by up to six months, a decision to impose tariffs on car imports to the US....
21:13, 05/15/2019

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
19:52, 06/06/2019

US tariff increase on $200B of Chinese imports takes effect BEIJING — President Donald Trump’s increased tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports took effect as of 12:01 Eastern time Friday, escalating tensions with Beijing. The Trump administration raised the import taxes on those goods from 10% to 2...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Trump ratchets up tariff threat after talks show no progress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, underscoring a lack of progress by U.S. and Chinese negotiators in talks aimed at ending an escalating trade w...
03:26, 05/11/2019

U.S. dollar stores warn of tariff hit after reporting upbeat sales Two of America's largest dollar store chains warned on Thursday that rising tariffs due to escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing would hit U.S. shoppers, after reporting strong quarterly sales that sent their shares up about 6%....
19:26, 05/30/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks end; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods i...
03:39, 05/10/2019

Asian shares mixed as auto tariff tensions said to take a breather U.S. President Donald Trump plans to postpone auto tariffs by up to six months, according to reports. The news sent auto stocks stateside higher overnight....
02:39, 05/16/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
15:26, 06/11/2019

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff deadline nears President Trump, speaking at an event in Washington, said he may hold a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who had sent him a "beautiful" letter about working closely together....
20:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
05:39, 06/05/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
18:39, 05/06/2019

China-US trade talks still on, Beijing says, despite Trump tariff threat A Chinese official said Monday that Beijing was still planning on sending negotiators to the U.S. for scheduled trade talks this week, despite President Trump's abrupt threat Sunday to place tariffs of 25% on all incoming goods from China, a sharp es...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Fox Business' Neil Cavuto says Trump 'lying' on tariff math Fox Business host Neil Cavuto said Tuesday that President Trump was "lying" when he claimed that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods had taken in $100 billion in revenue for the government....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Chinese delegation will come to the US for trade talks after Trump tariff threat China's group will be smaller than planned, and it is unclear whether Vice Premier Liu He, whom two officials describe as "the closer," will attend....
23:52, 05/06/2019

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them President Trump’s threats to increase tariffs led Chinese stock markets to their worst day in almost four years. And the Chinese Internet was awash in memes comparing Trump to Thanos, the ultimate bad guy from the Avengers series....
00:00, 05/07/2019

India Delays Levying Of Retaliatory Tariff On US Goods To June 16 India delayed on Tuesday the implementation of higher tariffs on some goods imported from the United States to June 16, according to a government statement....
22:13, 05/14/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and treasury secretary have shed more light on the surprise move....
06:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
05:39, 05/04/2019

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks, Trump doubles down on threat Top Mexican and U.S. officials on Sunday prepared for crunch talks next week aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
23:26, 06/02/2019

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
20:52, 06/02/2019

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting w...
19:26, 06/02/2019

Nikkei rises as Mexican tariff fears abate, exporters up Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning, tracking U.S. gains as news Washington is considering a delay in tariffs on Mexican imports eased wider concerns about global trade....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Trump's tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on talks Trump on Sunday raised pressure on Beijing to strike a trade deal by announcing he would increase tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports Friday to 25 percent from 10 percent. He also floated the possibility of extending a new 25 percent duty on...
17:52, 05/06/2019

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
01:26, 06/14/2019

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company U...
19:39, 06/13/2019

US denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors request for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
03:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
21:26, 06/05/2019

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as tariff deadline looms U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday as the two sides edged closer to a trade war that could hobble both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesd...
21:13, 06/04/2019

India delays levying retaliatory tariff on U.S. goods to June 16 India delayed on Tuesday the implementation of higher tariffs on some goods imported from the United States to June 16, according to a government statement....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
08:26, 05/06/2019

German business lobby: Trump's new tariff threat "not good at all" U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats against China will have negative effects on the German economy, the head of the country's chambers of commerce was quoted as saying by regional newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine on Monday....
12:39, 05/06/2019

Futures sink after Trump escalates China tariff threat U.S. stock index futures plunged on Monday after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, raising fears of a global slowdown and halting a relative period of calm in the markets....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Apple faces 14% price hike if U.S. adds new 25% Chinese tariff Trade tensions between the U.S. and China will force Apple to either raise its U.S. prices, or absorb steep tariffs in order to keep customers.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

Markets Right Now: Trump Tariff Threat To China Sinks Stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatens more tariffs against China. The escalation of tensions Monday came just as investors were ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said th...
02:52, 06/10/2019

Farmers could take more blows in latest round of tariff escalation with China Though the $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs China announced Monday includes a long list of foods produced in the United States, industry experts say the impact on U.S. agriculture is difficult to predict....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless illegal immigration from the country was stopped....
04:13, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
23:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
21:13, 05/31/2019

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Soybean prices near 10-year low after Trump's tariff threat to China Soybean prices are nearing their lowest level in a decade following a series of tweets from President Donald Trump on Sunday that threatened to increase tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports....
22:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
18:52, 05/31/2019

China warns of retaliation if US follows through with Trump tariff hike threat The Chinese government said Wednesday that it would retaliate if the Trump administration followed through with its threat to sharply hike tariffs on its goods by midnight Thursday. The warning comes on the eve of China's Vice Premier Liu He coming t...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Trump’s China Tariff Threat Could Be His Riskiest Trade Move Yet When Donald Trump blasts China’s unfair business tactics, he tends to highlight the manufacturing jobs that he pledged to bring back in his 2016 campaign. But one of the toughest sticking points in his trade negotiations this week is from a sid...
03:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wedn...
23:52, 06/05/2019

John Negroponte: Trump's new tariff on Mexico is 'bad politically and bad economically' "I think it's both bad politically and bad economically and I don't think it's really going to help solve the immigration problem, either," said the former American diplomat....
10:26, 05/31/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
05:26, 05/31/2019

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes imm...
17:52, 05/31/2019

U.S., European shares strengthen after Trump auto-tariff delay U.S. and European stock indexes erased losses and turned positive on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, outweighing earlier pressure on equities and government bond yields caused by weak U....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
03:52, 06/01/2019

Trump to delay auto tariff decision by 6 months, report says A formal announcement is expected by Saturday, the due date for President Trump to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds, officials told Reuters....
17:39, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-USTR says China tariff list does not include pharmaceuticals A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
02:52, 06/01/2019

Corona brewer’s stock hammered on Mexico tariff fears Threats of tariffs on Mexican imports were a major buzzkill for the company that brews Corona. Shares of Constellation Brands — which also brews Negra Modelo and Pacifico — tumbled 5.8 percent, to $176.45, on Friday as investors worried that the comp...
04:26, 06/01/2019

US-Mexico talks to resolve tariff stand-off start next week Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said talks are already being planned between his country and the U.S. to resolve President Trump's threat to place 5% tariffs, eventually rising to 25%, on all Mexican goods if it doesn't crack down on mass imm...
06:00, 06/01/2019

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
01:26, 06/29/2019

EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for six months: spokesman European Union leaders unanimously agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow is not implementing the peace agreements for Ukraine, a spokesman said on Thursday....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Will "Clean Up" Economic Data Gathering If Congress Wins: P Chidambaram The Congress party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the general election this month, said senior party leader P Chidambaram, amid doubts over the reliability of......
20:26, 05/13/2019

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms....
14:26, 05/13/2019

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain along with U.S. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 25-26 "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Wall St. Gains on Better-Than-Expected Earnings, Robust Economic Data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
05:52, 05/21/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Lebanese PM: new budget start of 'a long road' to economic safety The Lebanese draft state budget for 2019 is the start of a "long road" and shows Lebanon is determined to tackle public sector waste, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, after his unity cabinet wrapped up marathon talks on the plan....
10:00, 05/26/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea with senior economic official in tow Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic planner, as Beijing looks to bolster North Korea and perhaps jumpstart stalled talks with Washington....
08:13, 06/20/2019

Trump’s Trade War Escalation Will Exact Economic Pain, Adviser Says President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China could inflict lasting damage on the American economy, but the ultimate impact depends on how far the president takes the fight....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Economic Fears Drove Australia's Surprise Election Result Australian conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s surprise come-from-behind win in national elections was fueled by a campaign that focused on fears that economic and climate policies pledged by center-left opponents would end the world’s longe...
15:39, 05/19/2019

Wall St. advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Economic View: Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the U.S. economy but said some comparisons to last decade’s subprime mortgage bubble overstate the risk...
05:52, 05/21/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
19:26, 07/10/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
19:00, 05/17/2019

UN lowers global economic growth forecasts for 2019-2020 The U.N. says it is lowering its forecasts for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020 as a result of high trade tensions, uncertainty over economic policies and softening business confidence...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Wall St. gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Wall St. gains as trade optimism trumps dim economic data Wall Street turned positive on Wednesday following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts, easing slowdown fears after downbeat economic data....
21:52, 05/15/2019

U.S., Bahrain to Host Economic Forum in Mideast Peace Push The Trump administration is inviting government officials and business leaders from the Middle East and Europe to Bahrain next month to discuss economic aspects of its plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
02:52, 05/20/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Economic sanctions having a 'significant effect' on Iran In the second part of an exclusive interview set to air Tuesday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and "Fox & Friends" co-host discuss the escalating tensions with Iran....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Fed’s Powell says trade, slow growth ‘weigh’ on US economic outlook Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy “continue to weigh on the US economic outlook” and the Federal Reserve stands ready to “act as appropriate” to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in rema...
17:26, 07/10/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
00:39, 06/06/2019

A China-U.S. Trade Truce Could Enshrine a Global Economic Shift Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor....
18:00, 06/29/2019

Oil tumbles on demand worries; stocks hit by trade, economic fears Oil prices slid 4% on Wednesday on higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook, while uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade war and U.S. economic data weighed on stocks....
01:39, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is increasingly betting on premium brands to drive volumes up, executives said on Tuesday....
19:26, 05/07/2019

UN Development administrator: 'Economic growth at all costs' doesn't always work When a government is trying to lift its citizens out of poverty, a big part of its plan is usually focused on economic growth. But according to Achim Steiner of the UN Development Programme, addressing global poverty is about more than just growth....
15:13, 06/01/2019

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and ...
02:26, 06/24/2019

OPEC is staring down a slowing global economic picture, expert says OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months as the Middle East-dominated producer group overcame their differences to endorse a policy designed to support oil prices. John Kilduff, founding partner of Again Capital, joins "Squawk Box" to dis...
16:00, 07/02/2019

India's Economic Growth Drops To 5.8% In March Quarter, Behind China India's GDP or gross domestic product grew 5.8 per cent in the January-March period, government data showed on Friday. With that, India lost its position as the fastest-growing major economy of the......
03:13, 06/01/2019

Economic Growth Pace To Be 'Relatively Slower' In April-June: Official Country's economy grew at a much-lower-than-expected 5.8 per centin the January-March period, falling behind China's pace for the first time in nearly two years, data showed....
03:13, 06/01/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Trump, Xi to talk trade as economic titans jockey for edge OSAKA, Japan (AP) — A trade war between two economic titans faces a critical junction Saturday, when President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) meet as both are signaling a desire to de-escalate the year-long conflict, yet ...
02:39, 06/29/2019