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Trump Plans More Tariffs for China. You’ll Feel This Round.

President Trump announced another wave of China tariffs this week, essentially saying he would impose a…

The Increasingly Bizarre Interplay Between Trump’s Trade Policy and the Fed

Here’s a question for economy watchers: Is American economic policy in 2019 more like ouroboros, the…

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans

Lawmakers grilled a top Facebook executive at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Tuesday, heightening scrutiny…

The Week in Business: Amazon Won’t Let the Robots Take Over

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Fed Chair Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project

Facebook is facing a growing chorus of doubts about its new Libra cryptocurrency project from authorities…

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready

Central bankers have a favorite mantra: Patch the roof while the sun is shining. But 10…

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials worry that the uncertainty caused by the trade war between the…

What to Expect From the June Jobs Report

A question has hung over the American economy for the past month: Was the sharp slowdown…

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Emphasizes Independence as Trump Attacks Persist

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell emphasized the central bank’s independence in a speech on Tuesday,…

Fed Chair Emphasizes Independence as Trump Attacks Persist

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell emphasized the central bank’s independence in a speech on Tuesday,…

How Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

President Trump has made heckling the Federal Reserve, and its chair, Jerome H. Powell, something of…

Trump Shrugs Off Killing of Khashoggi by Saudi Agents, Saying Saudi Arabia Is an Important Trading Partner

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Sunday shrugged off the brutal dismembering of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington…

The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

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Does Trump Have the Legal Authority to Demote the Federal Reserve Chairman?

President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome H. Powell, because he…

The Fed Threads the Needle, for Now

ImageThe Federal Reserve building in Washington. The Fed left interest rates unchanged Wednesday but hinted at…