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The Week in Business: The China Trade War Clobbers the Markets

The Week in Business: The China Trade War Clobbers the Markets

Plus, where should police departments draw the line with facial recognition surveillance?
Stocks See Worst Decline of 2019 as China Raises Trade Tensions With U.S.

Stocks See Worst Decline of 2019 as China Raises Trade Tensions With U.S.

Tensions between the China and the United States, the world’s largest economies, ratcheted higher, adding to concerns about the global economy.
Stocks See Worst Decline of 2019 as China Raises Trade Tensions With U.S.

Stocks See Worst Decline of 2019 as China Raises Trade Tensions With U.S.

Tensions between the China and the United States, the world’s largest economies, ratcheted higher, adding to concerns about the global economy.
Fed Wants Workers to Get Pay Faster

Fed Wants Workers to Get Pay Faster

The Federal Reserve will create a real-time payment system aimed at narrowing the gap between when pay is deposited and when it is available.
‘Ready to Rumble’: U.S.-China Fight Puts World Economy on the Brink

‘Ready to Rumble’: U.S.-China Fight Puts World Economy on the Brink

A trade war spills into the realm of currency, with no end in sight.
‘Ready to Rumble’: U.S.-China Fight Puts World Economy on the Brink

‘Ready to Rumble’: U.S.-China Fight Puts World Economy on the Brink

A trade war spills into the realm of currency, with no end in sight.
Help for the Economy? Despite Grumbling, Trump Has Had Plenty

Help for the Economy? Despite Grumbling, Trump Has Had Plenty

The Fed and Congress have given President Trump the most growth-friendly climate in decades. But the trade war may test its limits.
Help for the Economy? Despite Grumbling, Trump Has Had Plenty

Help for the Economy? Despite Grumbling, Trump Has Had Plenty

The Fed and Congress have given President Trump the most growth-friendly climate in decades. But the trade war may test its limits.
Yes, There Is a Trade-Off Between Inflation and Unemployment

Yes, There Is a Trade-Off Between Inflation and Unemployment

With unemployment and inflation now low, it might seem that their relationship no longer matters. Not so fast, says the economist N. Gregory Mankiw.
It’s Another Rocky August in the Markets. Does It Look Like 1998, or 2007?

It’s Another Rocky August in the Markets. Does It Look Like 1998, or 2007?

A search for historical parallels offers both reassurance and angst.
It’s Another Rocky August in the Markets. Does It Look Like 1998, or 2007?

It’s Another Rocky August in the Markets. Does It Look Like 1998, or 2007?

A search for historical parallels offers both reassurance and angst.
In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality

President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers.
In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality

President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers.
Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect.
Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect.
A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing

A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing

Despite wild swings stemming from the trade war, gains over the last 12 months have been tiny.
A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing

A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing

Despite wild swings stemming from the trade war, gains over the last 12 months have been tiny.

G.E. Is Accused of Major Fraud, and Stocks Take a Beating

Plus, WeWork takes steps to go public, and investigations into the Jeffrey Epstein case continue.
In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

The president has accused his own Federal Reserve chair, other nations and the news media of working against him to derail the economy.
In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

The president has accused his own Federal Reserve chair, other nations and the news media of working against him to derail the economy.