Economy

China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

Jun 19, 2018

China has threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

Jun 19, 2018

US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state TV has shown President Xi Jinping welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a visit to Beijing

NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

Jun 19, 2018

NATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Global stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

China ambassador urges Australia against 'bias and bigotry'

Jun 19, 2018

China's ambassador to Australia says the strained diplomatic relationship between the two countries needed to move away from "bias and bigotry" and build trust

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Asian stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Jun 19, 2018

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

Jun 19, 2018

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda

The Latest: US preparing new tariffs on Chinese imports

Jun 18, 2018

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

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