The Federal Reserve, America’s central bank, is slowly raising interest rates. But that doesn’t mean it’s going after inflation, says John Stepek. It may have other targets in mind.
Congress passed a highly profligate budget, but Trump wants more. Emily Hohler reports
At first, stocks reacted entirely predictably to the higher-than-expected inflation data from the US, says John Stepek. And then, something else happened.
Did the FBI abuse its power in its investigation of Russian meddling? Emily Hohler reports.
Jerome Powell, who was sworn in as chief of America’s Federal Reserve this week, faces a baptism of fire.
If “the future is e-commerce”, that may be an issue for both countries. Emily Hohler reports.
Donald Trump may be a boorish ignoramus, says Matthew Lynn, but he may be doing some good in the White House.
Donald Trump was swift to claim victory this week as the US government got back to work.
Last week Congress failed to approve a bill to continue funding government operations. But US equities have largely ignored the fuss, hitting yet more record highs.
The notion of a President Oprah has been raised. But it’s not a bet worth taking, says Matthew Partridge.
President Donald Trump’s latest outburst has triggered a “fierce backlash” from astonished world leaders.