Economy

Powell signals that rate cut could be coming soon

Jul 10, 2019

Chairman Powell sends strong signal Fed is prepared to cut interest rates to deal with rising uncertainties

China's June auto sales fall, extending year-old decline

Jul 10, 2019

China's auto sales fell 7.8% in June from a year earlier, extending a year-old contraction that is squeezing automakers that need to spend on developing electric cars

China's largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific nation

Jul 10, 2019

China's largesse in Tonga threatens the future of the far-flung South Pacific kingdom

Global markets mixed, pausing ahead of Fed chief testimony

Jul 10, 2019

Global shares are mixed in cautious trading ahead of closely watched congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

SKorean leader denounces Japanese comments over sanctions

Jul 10, 2019

South Korean president has criticized comments by Japanese officials who questioned the credibility of Seoul's sanctions against North Korea while justifying Tokyo's stricter controls on high-tech exports to South Korea

The Latest: Finalists in UK leader vote trade Brexit barbs

Jul 9, 2019

The two men vying to be Britain's next leader have traded verbal blows during a televised debate over which of them is more likely to deliver a successful exit from the European Union

Amid fuel shortage, Venezuelan farmers worry about crops

Jul 9, 2019

Crops are spoiling in Venezuela's fields as many farmers in rural areas feel the pinch of fuel shortages

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

Jul 9, 2019

Self-made Texas billionaire and two-time presidential candidate H. Ross Perot has died

US job openings fell 0.7% in May

Jul 9, 2019

Job openings posted by US employers slipped 0.7% in May

Japan says it won't discuss or retract SKorea export rules

Jul 9, 2019

Japan rebuffs call for negotiations over tightened controls on exports to South Korea

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