A ceremony intended to shore up Europe’s core highlighted the daunting challenges the Continent faces, from populism to a wobbly American alliance.
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An influential financier says investors should pay heed to growing risks and social tensions — a message resonating at the World Economic Forum.
Shao Chunyou rose from the assembly line to the boss’s office. Now the old recipes for success don’t work, and he must reinvent himself again.
The United States and China will meet later this month as administration officials look to calm volatile markets amid concerns an agreement may not be in reach.
In the past, China has helped to pull the global economy out of weak spots. This time, it might not come through.
Consumer-sentiment readings are declining, and more Americans rate President Trump’s economic policies poorly, as the impasse in Washington drags on.
Popular definitions for “bear markets” aren’t scientifically based, the economist Robert Shiller says, yet they can contribute to downward spirals.
Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present.
Federal work is an anchor in many local economies, offering security and benefits increasingly rare in the private sector and a route to the middle class.
At a time when many needy families lacked adequate nutrition, Kelley helped develop a program to improve the well being of Americans. Today, more than 38 million people receive food stamps.
The White House doubled its estimate of the shutdown’s drag on growth, and other economists warned a long stalemate could push the economy into a contraction.
Stephen B. Burke, the chief executive of NBCUniversal, put Jeff Shell in charge of the company’s Hollywood operations, while Mark Lazarus will oversee its TV assets.
Years of research show female investors outperform men. But only about 1 in 5 brokers are women.
At the economics profession’s largest annual gathering, women said sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying were pushing them to the sidelines or out of the field altogether.
Fed minutes and comments by officials signal that the central bank will not raise rates at its next meeting, in January, and is unlikely to do so at the following meeting, in March.
Beijing’s proposed concessions may help both sides, but may not alleviate the tensions fueling its economic conflict with the United States.
Some venture capitalists are rooting for a market dip to calm Silicon Valley’s overheated start-up scene.
If Walmart, Lowe’s and other companies win their property tax appeals, homeowners and small businesses will have to pay more or live with smaller town budgets.
His message to investors seemed to repair the damage from his remarks two weeks ago.
Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, also said that if asked to resign by President Trump, he would refuse.