It is now a virtual certainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at the end of this month. And liquidity-addicted markets do love easy money.
At its latest meeting, the Federal Reserve surprised everyone by being even more dovish than expected. But markets aren’t exactly roaring ahead. John Stepek explains why.
The winner of next year’s US presidential contest is a tough call to make, says Matthew Partridge. Just don’t rule out Mike Pence.
The talks between North Korea and the US that took place in Vietnam collapsed last week.
Robert Mueller, the special counsel, is thought to be ready to present the findings of his inquiry into possible Russian interference.
Opioid overdoses killed more people in the US in 2017 than were killed during the whole of the Vietnam War. Meanwhile, prescriptions are on the rise in Britain too. Simon Wilson reports.
Bernie Sanders has entered the race for US president. Matthew Partridge reports.
Enron was energy company that was expanding aggressively, says Matthew Partridge. And the management was fiddling the finances.
Donald Trump has called a truce in the trade war and won’t be imposing punitive tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the decision, and what it means for you.
With the US economy facing headwinds from trade wars to slowing global growth, talk of a recession is picking up.
The US president has declared a national emergency. Matthew Partridge reports.