Looking for stronger economic growth during an election year, Washington should prevent Germany from shrinking the European markets that take a quarter of American exports.
The U.S. could help itself, and the rest of the world, by prodding Germany and Japan to contribute to global economic growth and the stability of the Western world order, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
World powers should work with the United States to get a deal with China as unfair trade practices affect everyone, former top White House negotiator Clete Willems told CNBC Tuesday.
European shares reversed course to close higher Tuesday after China's State Council announced that it is considering relaxing and removing restrictions on auto purchases as part of a broad move to boost consumption.
Trump should not let up with his efforts to increase U.S. sales in the EU and Japan, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.
EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified an unfolding environmental crisis.
World leaders, environmental groups and celebrities have publicly decried the vast swaths of forest being destroyed by the fires.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time in the month ahead to negotiate a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Dow to rise; bond yields tick higher; Fed may be behind the curve; China warns US on trade; and this weekend's G-7 summit seems doomed for failure
The annual summit brings together the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Wednesday in his first official trip abroad as U.K. leader.
The problem with tanking equities lies elsewhere, writes Michael Ivanovitch, because traders see no end to America's unfolding trade disputes with Europe and China.
The euro area is in a familiar place: Countries exploiting their neighbors with indecently large net exports are calling the shots, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Trump has begun a process with Russia and China at the G-20 meeting that could bring lasting peace and economic prosperity to the world, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Carole Ghosn called on world leaders to hold Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accountable for what she has repeatedly called the country's "hostage justice system."
The U.S. president may wish to pause his Fed tweets, and leave his economic advisors to watch the central bank instead, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
The 28 national leaders in the European Union will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs.
The outlook for Germany's economy and political stability are more uncertain than ever, writes Michael Ivanovitch.