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The United States won a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on Thursday against China's use of tariff-rate quotas for rice, wheat and corn, which it successfully argued limited market access for U.S. grain exports. » Read More
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The U.S. International Trade Commission report comes as President Donald Trump pushes Congress to ratify the revised trade deal despite reservations from both Democrats and Republicans. » Read More
Growth perked up late in the first quarter, to well above 2% after looking to be 1% or less during the winter storms and government shutdown.
Trump's Fed pick Stephen Moore has brought that less-flattering trade-off into focus, a comparison that Democrats like better.
The prospective nominee promises to pursue a stable dollar if confirmed to a central bank board that he thinks is too dominated by academics.
The S&P 500's roughly 16% rise in 2019 is "not nothing," the billionaire co-founder of Blackstone Group says.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 205,000 in the most recent week, up slightly from the 196,000 claims reported for the previous week.
In Paris, the concern is that there cannot be any agreement over trade while the U.S. refuses to commit to key environmental targets.
Big European banks are set to report their first-quarter earnings and some investors fear that poor report cards could lead to further volatility.
U.S. government debt prices rose on Thursday as U.S. retail sales data beat expectations.
Stocks closed higher on Thursday as Wall Street digested more corporate earnings reports, solid retail data and two highly anticipated initial public offerings.
Labor markets remained tight across the United States as businesses struggled to find skilled workers and wages grew modestly, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest report on the economy.
Political discord in Washington is beginning to stir Americans' worries about the economy, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com. Worries about politics dwarf market concerns and Fed interest rate decisions.
U.S. wholesale inventories increased less than expected in February as sales rose for a second straight month.
The decline was due in large part to a 28.2 percent decrease in its goods deficit with China as exports to the nation surged
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Wednesday as investors kept their focus on a slew of corporate earnings for the first-quarter of this year.
Stocks struggled on Wednesday as sharp losses in the health-care sector offset strong quarterly earnings results.
Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon said Wednesday that the chances of the U.S. economy soon entering a recession are lower now than they were earlier this year.