China is set to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and...
President Donald Trump called on Congress late on Tuesday to hand him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the wall using military funds.
The Federal Reserve may only need to raise interest rates once in 2019, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said, focusing on business executives’ nervousness about the economy and a global slowdown as factors that may hold the US central bank back. Read more here!
S President Donald Trump and congressional leaders were set on Friday to meet and discuss ways to break an impasse pitting his demand for building a border wall against Democrats’ call for alternative security measures. Read more here!
Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the US-China trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most countries, strengthening the case for a pause in interest rate hikes in the region in 2019. Read more here!
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he is ready to wait for as long as it takes to get $5 billion from taxpayers for his US-Mexico border wall, a demand that has triggered a partial shutdown of the federal government, which is now on its fifth day of shutdown. Read more here!