Sizing Up the U.K.’s Flatlining Productivity
Economic efficiency in Britain has declined over the past decade to its worst level in centuries, and it's not the only country struggling to be productive.
For Post-Brexit Britain, Now the Hard Work Starts
Britain faces what could be 11 months of "hellish negotiations" as it tries to redefine its relationship with the EU.
UK Lawmakers Reject Fast Track for Brexit Bill
In a defeat for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, "Parliament has thrown the whole [Brexit] process into a legislative netherworld."
Insolvencies Are on the Rise in Western Europe
Slowing economic and global trade growth, as well as Brexit uncertainty, are the main drivers of the insolvencies.
Thoma Bravo Offers $3.9B for U.K. Cyber Firm Sophos
The news sent Sophos shares up, but analysts cautioned on Brexit risks.
As Brexit Draws Near, Are Companies Ready?
Smart leaders have done major contingency planning, but even they don't know what's actually going to happen, as Brexit will be a first-of-its-kind event.
Will Saudi Oil Strikes Hamper Supply Chains?
The impact will likely be mostly in the short term, but only if there isn't another production-depleting incident.
Business Executives’ Optimism in U.S. Economy Lowest in Three Years
The drop is due in part to trade concerns and fears of a sustained global slowdown.
Germany’s Economy Shrinks as Exports Struggle
The country is feeling the effects of trade conflicts and global uncertainty.
Will Inverted Yield Curve Invite Economic Chaos?
Some experts say markets are in for a nightmarish ride; others believe the yield-curve inversion won't trigger an economic crisis, as past inversions have.
British Steel Goes Insolvent, Blaming Brexit
"There are a number of reasons why [British Steel's] turnaround has been very badly blown off course but the main one is Brexit,” its owner says.