Trump to Delay Tariffs on China by Two Weeks
President Trump says the U.S. will delay by two weeks a planned increase in tariffs on some Chinese imports, a move that could ease chilled relations between the two nations ahead of planned trade talks in Washington next month.
U.K. Government Outlines 'Worst-Case Scenario' for No-Deal Brexit
The British government described potential shortages of fuel and medicines, long traffic jams at ports and rising food prices in a report.
Trump Says Fed Should Reduce Rates to 'Zero, or Less'
President Trump renewed his call for lower interest rates and his attacks on the Federal Reserve.
U.S. Stocks Tick Higher As Tech Stocks Rally
Rallying technology shares drove U.S. stock indexes higher, helping the Dow Jones Industrial Average post its sixth consecutive session of gains.
Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors
President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Aramco IPO, Economic Slowdown to Weigh on OPEC Meeting
OPEC and its oil-producing allies are under considerable pressure as fresh forecasts point to declining global demand growth for crude and a potential world-wide economic slowdown.
U.S. Producer Prices Rose in August
A gauge of business prices rose in August, suggesting inflation pressure could be building. The producer-price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1% from the previous month. Economists surveyed had expected no change.
Trump Rules Out Indexing Capital-Gains Taxes to Inflation
President Trump told his advisers that he doesn't plan to try to bypass Congress and lower capital-gains taxes by indexing gains to inflation, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Small-Caps Extend Gains as Growth Worries Recede
Small-cap stocks are regaining some of their shine as hopes for lower interest rates and optimism about coming trade talks have lifted sentiment about the economic outlook.
U.S. Oil Futures Settle At The Lowest In Over A Week
Oil futures declined on Wednesday, settling at their lowest in about a week, as a report that President Donald Trump is considering easing sanctions on Iran raised the possibility of the return of the country's crude to the world market.