Thursday, July 19, 2018

Blackstone’s Gray says China and US will eventually reach a trade deal

Blackstone's Jonathan Gray is optimistic the trade conflict between the US and China will be resolved. "The US and China both recognize real risks...

Mortgage applications fall 2.5 percent, as buyers struggle to find affordable homes

Home prices are high, listings are lean and potential buyers are frustrated. There is plenty of demand, but it is not translating into...

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set...

US Lumber producers see huge opportunity, rush to expand  

In the woods of central Maine, trees are gaining value by the minute, and lumber producers aren’t waiting a second. They are scrambling...

Opioids people out of the workforce

America's opioid epidemic is exacting a massive human toll that also is impacting the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday. One of...

China is investing 9 times more into Europe than into North America

Beijing is working to woo Europe. In an annual meeting in Beijing, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hosted EU leaders and stressed the need...

US sales and employment are likely to grow, a survey of economists shows

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. ...

US retail sales rose 0.5% in June, as expected

U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June, boosted by increases in purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, cementing expectations...

World economy likely to grow 3.9% this year

The International Monetary Fund is keeping its forecast for global economic growth unchanged at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about rising trade...

The bond market raises recession fears, but don’t expect one soon

Economists at TS Lombard think the recession prognosticators actually are watching the wrong yield curve. They say that rather than...

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday spoke out over US President Donald Trump's attempts to backtrack on comments he made during Monday's...

Les Français n’ont pas toujours raison de se plaindre du coût du logement

Les Français consacrent une part plus faible de leurs revenus au logement que beaucoup de leurs voisins européens. Et si les Français n’étaient pas...

Uefa Europa League: Crusaders to face Olimpija Ljubljana

Crusaders can still extend their...