It’s safe to say that David Stockman, former US government budget director, is not impressed by President Donald Trump
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.
The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.