The economy, and the U.S. trade deficit specifically, is a major focus of President Trump’s agenda, driving his decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. But the latest data indicates the trade gap is actually growing, to its highest level…
The talks are aimed at resolving a trade dispute that has escalated uncertainty for corporations, unsettled investors and posed a threat to the global economy.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
With trade negotiations between the U.S. and China now in high gear, President Trump has suggested he might delay the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, currently scheduled to take effect March 1. Paul Solman reports on the disadvantages…
By Paul Solman
More than 300,000 jobs were created in December, doubling what was expected and signaling that the U.S. economy remains stable despite the recent market volatility and political tensions. In addition, wage growth was the highest it’s been in a decade.
The end of 2018 seemed to signal good things to come for America's farmers. Then the government shut down.
By Gretchen Frazee
The stock market has seen a significant drop in the second half of 2018, despite signs that the U.S. economy is still doing well.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump's Dec. 1 agreement to suspend U.S. tariff hikes for a similar 90-day period.
Monday in our news wrap, President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on increasing tariffs. The U.S. says has China promised to buy more American exports. Also, in Paris, France’s prime minister held crisis talks with…
President Trump is calling his agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping “an incredible deal” that could go down as “one of the largest deals ever made.” But what exactly does it include? Nick Schifrin is joined by the Hudson Institute’s…
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