Financial Markets

On trade policy, Trump is turning GOP orthodoxy on its head

Jul 28, 2018

President Donald Trump's tariff fights and now $12 billion in farm aid are upsetting long-standing Republican trade policies

Markets Right Now: Tech slide weighs on US stocks

Jul 27, 2018

A slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks, adding to the market's losses from a day earlier.

Amid trade war, US and China exchange invectives at WTO

Jul 26, 2018

Ambassadors from the United States and China have exchanged barbs at the World Trade Organization over the countries' simmering trade dispute.

Markets Right Now: Stocks indexes open mixed

Jul 26, 2018

Stock indexes are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors weigh the latest batch of corporate quarterly earnings reports

World stocks mostly rise after US-EU ceasefire on trade

Jul 26, 2018

World markets are mostly higher after the U.S. and European Union struck a deal to halt an escalating trade dispute

Asian shares mostly lower on easing of US-EU trade tensions

Jul 26, 2018

Asian shares fall as Trump agreement with EU to hold off on new tariffs raises worries over potential for compromise with Beijing

Markets Right Now: Stocks pop on hopes for trade progress

Jul 25, 2018

Stocks snapped higher in late trading following a report that a European delegation had offered some concessions on trade.

Farmers prefer Trump do trade deals than hand them cash

Jul 25, 2018

Many farmers are critical of President Donald Trump's tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets, but say they are appreciative that he has offered to provide cash to help

EPA chief: US needs a single standard for fuel efficiency

Jul 24, 2018

Acting EPA chief says there should be a single national standard for fuel efficiency by cars and trucks

Markets Right Now: Indexes end mostly higher on Wall Street

Jul 24, 2018

Stocks are ending mostly higher after several big U.S. companies turned in strong quarterly results. Google's parent company Alphabet, Harley-Davidson and Biogen all climbed.