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China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War, Rattling Markets

BEIJING — The trade war between the United States and China may be about to enter…

China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, Rattling Markets

BEIJING — The trade war between the United States and China may be about to enter…

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a Tuesday night debate over how they would change…

Lagarde Departure Stirs Succession Speculation at I.M.F.

WASHINGTON — With Christine Lagarde, the current leader of the International Monetary Fund, poised to become…

E.U. Signs Trade Deal With Vietnam

The European Union signed a trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, underscoring the bloc’s commitment to…

E.U. and Four Latin American Nations Reach a Trade Deal

SÃO PAULO — The European Union on Friday reached a trade agreement with Brazil, Argentina and…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a Tennessee law that barred newcomers to…

World Economic Leaders Warn of Fallout From Trade War Between U.S. and China

FUKUOKA, Japan — Global finance leaders meeting in Japan this weekend said they were increasingly worried…

Trump Is More Vulnerable to Democratic Attacks on Trade Than You Might Think

ImagePresident Trump in January 2018 after signing directives to impose tariffs on imported washing machines and…

Putin and Xi Herald the Virtues of Globalism, Critiquing the U.S. on Trade

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — In back-to-back speeches at an investment conference Friday, the leaders of Russia…

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan

FUKUOKA, Japan — An unending trade war between the United States and China. President Trump’s threat…

Elizabeth Warren Proposes ‘Aggressive Intervention’ to Create Jobs

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Tuesday proposed an economic program of “aggressive intervention on behalf…

The Week in Tech: Geopolitics Are Shaping Your Next Smartphone

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the…

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian.

HARROW, Ontario — Barry Zekelman, a Canadian billionaire whose business is mostly in the United States,…

Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s tariffs were initially seen as a cudgel to force other countries to…