Latest from Heather Long

The Trump Organization could see large savings in payments it is making on roughly $345 million in loans, according to public filings and financial experts. 

  • Aug 24, 2019

Politics and economics are colliding, and central banks are at the center.

  • Aug 23, 2019

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell said the U.S. economy is in a “favorable place” but the trade war presented a “complex, turbulent” situation.

  • Aug 23, 2019

As experts debate whether the U.S. is headed for a recession in 2020, another key question is: Is the Trump economy any better than Obama's?

  • Aug 20, 2019

Consumers have been a source of enduring strength, but it may not last

  • Aug 17, 2019

Fears are growing of a global economic slump as nations such as Germany, Brazil, Mexico and the United Kingdom are contracting or severely slowing.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Hold on tariffs on cellphones, laptops, footwear reflects concerns about trade war’s potential effect on the U.S. economy.

  • Aug 13, 2019

Trump "didn't want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas," analysts say.

  • Aug 13, 2019

Companies have already scaled back spending on equipment and new buildings. Now there are early signs that business leaders are pulling back on hiring, too.

  • Aug 13, 2019

China accused President Trump of launching the “largest trade war in economic history.” That's not true. The 1930s (among others) were worse.

  • Jul 9, 2018
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