US inflation is rising fast. Wages have not kept pace – but it’s only matter of time. John Stepek explains what a “wage explosion” would mean for investors.
America’s financial regulators are set to ease the Volcker rule. Critics say the decision will undo years of efforts to make banks less risky after the financial crisis. Simon Wilson reports.
The proportion saying they have had recent surgery took off after Donald Trump’s election and has risen especially quickly since the government’s tax cut was implemented.
Donald Trump has slapped another $200bn-worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the move, and what a trade war would mean for investors.
There are many zany bets based on Trump antics out there, says Matthew Partridge. But an Irish trip for Trump is one of the more sober and attractive ones.
Wages are rising slowly in the US – growth should hit 3% later this year. Bbut the prospects for workers continue to improve.
Matthew Partridge weighs the odds as the Democrats and Republicans battle it out for control of the House of Representatives.
President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller.
Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel from the EU, Canada and Mexico are bad for the US economy or the global economy, and will lead to retaliatory tariffs that will cause further damage.
Minutes of Federal Reserve meetings are meticulously scrutinised by the markets. The latest set suggests it might be changing its mind on inflation. John Stepek explains what that means.
When Donald Trump slashed taxes, pundits predicted doom. They should have known better, says Matthew Lynn.