The dispute over tariffs could be a foreshadowing of something far worse. Emily Hohler reports.
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.
With Ohio’s Senate seat up for grabs in November, it promises to be one of the most closely watched mid-term contents, says Matthew Partridge.
Next summer the US economic expansion that began in 2009 will become the longest in the country’s history – provided a recession doesn’t strike in the meantime.
The mid-term elections in the US may be drawing closer, says Matthew Partridge – but their are still some good bets to be had.
This week, Matthew Partridge weighs the odds on who will win the US Senate races in Michigan, Texas and Mississippi.
US president Donald Trump has publicly criticised the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases, complaining that plans for more rises risk upsetting the booming economy.
In less than four months’ time, America will go to the polls across the country in the midterm elections. Matthew Partridge weighs the odds on the possible winners.
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.
Nerves are jangling ahead of the Nato summit and a meeting with Putin. Emily Hohler reports.