China Seeks Ways to Retaliate After U.S. Plans New Tariffs
China doesn't import enough from the U.S. to match the Trump administration's planned new tariffs on $200 billion in goods-so Beijing is reviewing plans to hit back in other ways, said Chinese officials familiar with the plans.
Shares Fall as Trade Worries Brew
U.S. stocks slumped Wednesday as concerns over escalating trade tensions and falling oil prices outweighed optimism about the coming earnings season.
Trump Administration Says Task Force Will Fight Consumer Fraud
Trump administration officials promised to maintain a focus on fraud against consumers, particularly the elderly and service members, using the resources of several regulatory and law-enforcement agencies.
Bank of Canada Raises Key Interest Rate to 1.50%
The Bank of Canada said a strong labor market and on-target inflation supported its decision to raise the benchmark interest rate despite concerns over mounting trade tensions.
May's Brexit Plan Comes Just in Time for Supply Chains
A proposal from Prime Minister Theresa May to keep the U.K. closely tied to European Union product regulations and customs arrangements follows warnings from businesses about what they see as the risks to their carefully calibrated "just-in-time" supply chains.
Oil Tumbles on Libya's Returning Supply
U.S. crude had its worst day in a year, falling 5%, after Libya indicated it would resume export activities at its eastern ports, potentially easing fears of a global supply shortage.
U.S. Treasury Issues Final Regulations on Inversion Transactions
The Treasury Department released the final version of regulations designed to limit U.S. companies' ability to engage in so-called inversion transactions that put their tax addresses abroad.
Investors Have Become Too Complacent About Inflation
What with trade conflicts, political turmoil and puzzles around global growth, there's a lot for investors to juggle. But inflation may have moved too far off investors' radar.
U.S. Targets Chinese Electronic Parts, Seafood
Chinese electronic components used to run computer networks and secure critical internet connections are the big targets in the latest U.S. tariff plan.
U.S. Warehouse Supply at Its Tightest in Two Decades
As consumers increasingly do their shopping online, the availability of warehouse space to store those goods and fulfill orders is declining across the U.S. The availability rate of such spaces has now fallen for a record 32 consecutive quarters, says CBRE.