Trump Issues Ban on Chinese Payment Apps
The president’s executive order said the "pace and pervasiveness" of Chinese technology was a threat to American national security.
U.S. Gets OK to Put up to $7.5B in Tariffs on EU
The World Trade Organization rules the U.S. can retaliate for illegal subsidies to Airbus, possibly escalating trade tensions.
Powell Says Fed Grappling With Trade Uncertainty
“There are no recent precedents to guide any policy response to the current situation," the Federal Reserve chairman warns.
Harley Beats Estimates, Warns of Tariff Costs
CFO John Olin says the tariff war between the U.S. and the EU will add about $45 million to $55 million in costs this year.
GDP Growth Revised Upward to 3% for Q2
The economy grew at the fastest pace in more than two years but economists don't expect full-year growth to meet President Trump's 3% target.
Yellen Skeptical About Trump’s Growth Target
The Fed chair says the 3% target "would be quite challenging" given sluggish productivity and declining labor force growth.
Trump and the Age of Magical Thinking
It's looking like the stock market's "Trump Bump" was just a figment of the imagination, as a deep corporate tax cut grows less likely.
U.S. Trade Gap Narrows to $43.6B in February
The 9.6% decline from January reflects a rise in exports to the highest level since December 2014.
Feds Eye H-1B Dependent Firms in Crackdown
President Trump moves to fulfill his campaign pledge to “end forever the use of the H-1B [visa] as a cheap labor program.”
‘Trump Bump’ Buoys CFO Optimism
The Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey finds optimism among U.S. finance chiefs lifted by the election of Donald Trump.