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US retail sales unexpectedly drop as Trump’s trade war hits the...

tA key measure of consumer spending unexpectedly dropped for the first time in seven months in September.tThe Commerce Department said on Wednesday that retail...

China’s surprise slump in exports shows the damage of Trump’s trade...

tThe trade war with the US is continuing to take its toll on Chinese trade as data released on Monday shows that imports and...

The White House eyes new economic penalties against China as trade...

tThe Trump administration has continued to weigh a variety of additional punitive measures it could take against the Chinese economy.tThat has cast uncertainty around...

The Trump administration pushes back against reports it’s looking to limit...

The Trump administration has pushed back against reports that officials are looking into ways to curb US investment in China, a development that would...

US income inequality jumps to highest level ever recorded | Markets...

tIncome inequality in the US last year reached its highest level in more than half a century.tWhile the economy has expanded steadily over the...

More than 300 US executives are flocking to Washington to testify...

As President Donald Trump hurtles toward plans to slap steep tariffs on nearly all imports from China as part of his yearlong trade war,...

The US budget deficit skyrocketed to a record $207.8 billion in...

tThe US budget deficit ballooned to a record high in the month of May, as federal spending continued to outpace income despite a solid...

US economy adds far fewer jobs than expected in May |...

tThe official US employment report out Friday showed that hiring slowed sharply last month and that wage growth cooled.tThe report could add to concerns...

US-China trade war takes a dark turn after fury over Pompeo’s...

tProgress toward a trade deal stalled last month after the US said China reneged on major commitments.tTensions between Beijing and Washington have steadily risen...

Sol Pais, woman sought after alleged Columbine school threats, found dead

Sol Pais, the 18-year-old woman suspected of making threats against Denver-area schools including Columbine High School, has been found dead, officials say. Investigators closed...