Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Americans love the economy — but most still don’t like Trump

President Donald Trump sees a healthy U.S. economy as his biggest success in the White House. But Americans' glowing views of the economy...

Fed taking on role of ‘serial bubble blower’

Though the Fed has been in a slow rate-hiking pace since December 2015 — the December 2017 increase was the fifth in the...

‘High marks’ for pro-growth policy, tax reform

Swiss bank UBS said Monday that President Donald Trump deserves praise for his pro-growth policies. Those efforts in making the U.S. a more business-friendly...

Dudley warns that tax cuts putting economy on an ‘unsustainable path’

New York Fed President Bill Dudley painted an unflattering picture for future growth, saying in a speech Thursday that the recently passed tax...

Investment banks’ cull of company analysts brings dangers

THEY are not extinct, nor even on the endangered-species list. But company analysts, once among the most prestigious professionals in the stockmarket, are...

Dallas Fed chief Kaplan says there’s a chance unemployment will drop to 3% and...

The unemployment rate in the U.S. is on its way to below 4 percent, a level that Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan believes...

Peter Sutherland, former head of the GATT and the WTO, dies

LIKE the showman he sometimes was, Peter Sutherland, on December 15th 1993, concluded seven years of torturous trade negotiations by banging a gavel....

US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months

Economists are hoping that a tightening labor market, rising commodity prices and a weak dollar will lift inflation toward the Federal Reserve's 2...

A new market for old and ugly fruit and vegetables takes shape

Multiple roots to successNO ONE knows quite how much fruit and vegetable produce never reaches the grocery checkout till. A fifth perhaps—or maybe...

US retail sales rise, while core sales are revised sharply higher

U.S. retail sales increased in December as households bought a range of goods and figures for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting...
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Germany: Medical experts urge top court to revisit state′s right to rule on suicide...

A German court decision  relating to assisted suicide could prove to be unconstitutional. The 2017 ruling had ordered the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical...

En réponse à Trump, Airbnb promeut ses locations dans les «pays de merde»

EN IMAGES - Dans une campagne à 100.000 dollars, la plateforme d’hébergement a sélectionné quelques logements disponibles en Afrique, au Salvador ou encore...

George North: Warren Gatland hopes wing is available for Six Nations

George North's 2017 tour of...