Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Associated Press
Trade. Tariffs. Talks collapsing before they begin. Politicians, diplomats and negotiators sniping at each other. No, not Brexit (just for a change) but the US-China trade war.
President Donald Trump couldn’t wait to arrive in Iowa on Tuesday before attacking Joe Biden. And vice versa. With the presidential rivals crisscrossing the state that holds the first contest of 2020, the acid back-and-forth offered a preview of a possible general election matchup — and a cautionary tale of how much vitriol the race
To make America happy again, society has to figure out how to make our country whole. Understanding what divides Americans — and what gives them hope —could be critical to improving their well-being and the nation’s. By tracking patterns in well-being, and creating programmes based on the results, we can take steps
In early June, an unnamed adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders used the anonymity afforded to him by a reporter to berate one of Sanders’ main competitors: Elizabeth Warren. Speaking with US News & World Report, the adviser, whose comments were described by many as “cutthroat”
Taiwan’s export orders contracted for an eighth straight month in June, with global companies increasingly hesitant to make new investments in machinery as the China-US trade war wears on.
South Korea’s Hyundai Motor on Monday posted its steepest quarterly net profit gain in over seven years, as a weaker local currency helped lift US income, while new models boosted domestic sales.
Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter (Q2), putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday.