The world economy became more interconnected in the 1990s and 2000s, delivering immediate pain to rich countries, along with benefits that only now are starting to be more apparent.
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A new economy has arisen in the suburbs of Houston battered by storms: the buying and selling of flooded homes.
A Labor Department proposal would have given employers control over redistribution of tips, but the congressional spending bill would establish strict limits.
China proposed tariffs on $3 billion worth of American fruit, pork, wine and other goods, striking back just hours after President Trump’s announcement.
In a shift in strategy, the White House may impose import quotas to prevent too much foreign metal from flooding into the United States.
At the exclusive three-day conference run by Amazon in the California desert, the merely brilliant rub shoulders with the geniuses.
Keeping a strong economy running hot, but not so hot as to risk inflation or a bubble, is the task facing the Fed’s new leader.
The trade representative said steel and aluminum from the European Union and several other exporters might be spared from tariffs about to be imposed.
In Menlo Park, Calif., Facebook is building a real community and testing the proposition: Do people love tech companies so much they will live inside them?
Fed policymakers are expected to increase the benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point and signal their view on whether the economy is overheating.
His proposals found their way into Lyndon B. Johnson’s overtures to the Soviet Union, his collaboration with Western Europe and his War on Poverty.
Some economists say the recovery could continue for years. But many see the seeds of the next crisis being sown in government policy choices.
Reno is among several Western cities experiencing congestion and new tensions as California residents and businesses seek more affordable locations.
Liu He, long seen as a leader in Beijing’s effort to cure the country’s debt addiction, has been given unprecedented sway over its financial levers.
The National Labor Relations Board’s chief lawyer, a Trump appointee, is moving to reach a settlement to avert a landmark ruling against the company.
The Trump administration’s protectionist policies are prompting governments from Chile to Canada to forge closer ties with one another, and to seek more trade with China and Europe.
The choice of Yi Gang almost guarantees stability in policy as China tries to slow its rise in debt while avoiding any sharp deceleration in economic growth.