Economy

Companies bracing for China's retaliation in tariffs dispute

May 13, 2019

Companies brace for Chinese retaliation against Trump tariff hikes as economists warn growth likely to suffer

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs

May 12, 2019

The president's chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over tariff hikes, after talks in Washington ended without a trade deal

Chinese envoy says trade talks with US have not broken down

May 11, 2019

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down

US-China talks break up after US raises tariffs

May 11, 2019

US-China talks break up with no deal after Trump hikes tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

Cuba launches widespread rationing in face of crisis

May 11, 2019

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

The Latest: US preparing more tariffs on Chinese products

May 10, 2019

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products that aren't already facing import taxes

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families

May 10, 2019

Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

May 10, 2019

The stock market ended a bumpy week with a late gain Friday as traders hoped that the latest flare-up in trade tensions between the U.S. and China will fade

US consumer prices rose 0.3% on higher gas, housing costs

May 10, 2019

US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs

Global markets rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

May 10, 2019

Global shares are mostly higher as investors appear to hope that the United States and China might yet reach a deal to solve their escalating trade war

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