U.S. stocks suffered an across-the-board rout for most of Thursday. Oil prices plunged, and omens of a recession emerged in the bond market.
The stock market is careening and the trade deficit is the widest in 10 years as Americans buy more foreign goods but struggle to sell products abroad.
Despite political head winds and market jitters, U.S. consumers -- who drive 70 percent of the economy -- are optimistic and spending a lot.
U.S.-China trade relations are basically back to where they were in the spring — before Trump unleashed his tariff war. There have been few breakthroughs.
Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame.
About a million Americans live full-time in RVs. Many say this modern nomadic lifestyle has improved their marriages and made them much happier.
Peter Navarro, a key Trump trade adviser, slams China for 'having their way with us' and Wall Street billionaires for advocating for a fast deal.
Voters in Arkansas approved a minimum wage increase to $11 an hour by 2021, which in many ways is better than $15 in California. The red state offers a test case of whether there will be any downsides to higher entry-level pay.
The U.S. economy looks very strong on almost every front, the Fed said several times in a statement released Thursday.
China accused President Trump of launching the “largest trade war in economic history.” That's not true. The 1930s (among others) were worse.