Donald Trump’s tangle with Congress over his promised border wall has led to US government agencies closing up shop. But does that matter much for America’s economy? Simon Wilson reports.
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.
If the trade war between the US and China worsens, both countries’ growth will suffer as they raise barriers against a wider range of goods and make it harder for foreign companies to gain footholds.
Will America’s west coast or China’s east win the battle for tech firm supremacy? It’s still all to play for, says Matthew Lynn.
Central bankers have huge influence on the markets. But their lack of conviction is leaving investors unsure about what to expect, says John Stepek.
Alan Greenspan, former head of the Federal Reserve, says the US economy is heading towards stagflation.
The odds of the US Federal Reserve having to raise US interest rates quickly are rising.
Will the Federal Reserve slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.