US economy

Nouriel Roubini: Trade wars are a negative sum game

Investing guru Nouriel Roubini reckons that if America launches a trade war, there won’t be any winners.

US businesses on borrowing binge

US households are notorious for racking up debt, but companies are not far behind.

FBI raids Donald Trump’s “fix-it guy”

Michael Cohen is the keeper of Trump’s secrets. Are they about to be exposed? Emily Hohler reports.

The biggest threat to markets from a trade war

A trade war with China might be a vote-winner for Donald Trump, but there are unlikely to be many winners, says John Stepek. Investors should plan accordingly.

China retaliates in growing trade war

The tit-for-tat trade skirmish between America and China intensified this week with Beijing announcing its own set of tariffs.

The bull market is about to turn tail

The first few months of this year have been a disappointment for markets, says Andrew Van Sickle. Investors can expect more of the same.

Trump escalates trade war with China

China has retaliated with equally punitive tariffs on US imports. How will it end? Emily Hohler reports.

Bumbling into a global trade war

US tariffs could trigger a tit-for-tat trade dispute, damaging global growth. Alex Rankine reports.

Betting on politics: Cynthia Nixon for New York

The Sex and The City star is hoping she can win the race to be New York’s governor. But what are the odds, asks Matthew Partridge.

Disarming America's gun lobby

Support for stricter gun controls in the US has never been higher. The usual political barriers to reform remain, but campaigners have a new trick up their sleeve, says Matthew Partridge.

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