The Federal Reserve, America’s central bank, is slowly raising interest rates. But that doesn’t mean it’s going after inflation, says John Stepek. It may have other targets in mind.
Senator Joe Manchin will have a tough fight on his hands if he wants to get re-elected, says Matthew Partridge.
The revamped Nafta deal between the US and Mexico does little to support global trade. In fact, it may do the opposite.
But the agreement amounts to little, even if Canada and Congress approve it. Emily Hohler reports.
All the signs point to there being a downturn in the offing. Matthew Partridge talks to fund manager Julie Dean to find out what action investors should take.
President Trump has asked the markets regulator to allow companies to report every six months rather than every quarter. Marina Gerner reports.
The mounting scandals in Washington won’t help Donald’s Trump’s re-election chances, says Matthew Partridge.
For better or for worse, we need our financial industry, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The US bull market has been one of the longest in history, but for how much longer can it run? Matthew Partridge talks to wealth manager Rob Hodgson.
American equities have surged ahead, but a strong dollar could trip up US stocks in the long run.
The US faces a crisis over its gaping pension funding hole, with retirement funds holding less than 75% of the money needed to meet promises made to millions of public-sector workers.