President Donald Trump said on Monday that China is ready to come back to the negotiating table and the two countries will start talking very seriously.Politicsread more
The escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing dominated discussions at the G-7 gathering in France.Politicsread more
The latest round of tariff announcements in the last few days means that by the end of the year, essentially all Chinese goods exported to the U.S. will be subject to duties.China Economyread more
Futures fell after Trump said the U.S. will raise tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese imports, increasing trade tensions.Marketsread more
As Washington and Beijing continue to up the ante in their protracted trade fight, the potential of a recession in the U.S. is now "the biggest concern," according to Standard...US Economyread more
Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend.China Economyread more
Clouding the G-7 gathering, which represents the world's major industrial economies, are the tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing.Politicsread more
Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International Studies.World Economyread more
China said Friday it will be resuming 25% duties on U.S. autos, and a further 5% on auto parts and components.Asia Marketsread more
World leaders, environmental groups and celebrities have publicly decried the vast swaths of forest being destroyed by the fires.World Newsread more
Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the Singapore government has been preparing for the challenge of an aging workforce "for the past 20 years."Employmentread more
Super Bowl 2014 at New Jersey's Meadowlands is expected to bring the Northeast $1.5 billion in revenue, but some businesses are already worrying about the weather, The Star-Ledger reported Tuesday.
After the Farmers' Almanac said a bitter storm could hit the Northeast around the time of the big game on Feb. 2, business owners began to look for insurance.
(Read more: No more superstorms,please. We're not quite ready)
"It's an insurance most business owners probably don't have now and might not be thinking about," said Lori Shaw, executive director of the entertainment practice at Aon Risk Solutions. She said has seen "far more" interest in event-cancellation policies because of the weather, and she urged companies to take account of what they are covered for if they have Super Bowl plans.
Doug Palsi, who owns a restaurant near MetLife Stadium, says he's not too worried about a possible blizzard, but he intends to get a bit of extra coverage for the big game weekend because his current liability insurance is based on his revenue.