Kudlow Accepts Post as White House Economic Adviser
President Donald Trump has offered Lawrence Kudlow the job as director of the National Economic Council and he accepted, making the economic...
U.S. Allies Eye Tough-on-China Approach to Avoid Trump Tariffs
U.S. allies seeking exemptions from President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs are showing signs of coalescing around a common appeal: a promise...
White House Looks to Slash China's Bilateral Trade Surplus by $100 Billion
The Trump administration is pressing China to reduce Beijing’s bilateral trade surplus by $100 billion, a spokeswoman said,
A Decade After Bear's Collapse, the Seeds of Instability Are Germinating Again
Since the bailout of Bear Stearns a decade ago this week and the failure of Lehman Brothers six months later, regulators have made it their mission...
U.S. Retail Sales Fall for Third Straight Month
Americans cut spending at retailers for the third consecutive month despite receiving bigger paychecks, a sign the economy lost a bit of momentum...
U.S. Producer Prices Rose 0.2% in February
A gauge of U.S. business prices rose in February, a sign of modest inflation pressure, as the producer-price index increased 0.2% in February from...
Lawmakers, Farm Groups Outline Fix for Tax Conundrum
Lawmakers and agricultural companies have found on a fix for the ‘grain glitch’ in the new U.S. tax law that stirred controversy in the Farm Belt.
Walmart to Offer Home Delivery of Groceries in 100 Cities
Walmart will offer home delivery of groceries in 100 cities by the end of the year and launch same-day delivery in New York City, adopting a costly...
Google to Ban Ads for Cryptocurrencies
Google is following Facebook’s lead by banning ads for cryptocurrencies and other “speculative financial products” across its advertising platforms.
Rejection of Qualcomm-Broadcom Deal Followed Monthslong Strategy
The Trump administration’s extraordinary intervention against the $117 billion takeover of Qualcomm surfaced suddenly last week. But it was months...
Dog Dies in United's Overhead Luggage Bin
United Continental Holdings again angered some flyers on Tuesday after a passenger’s dog died in an overhead luggage bin
Subdued Inflation Data Ease Market-Volatility Worries
U.S. government-bond prices bounced Tuesday after closely watched data on consumer prices signaled inflation remains muted, easing concerns among...