Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook
The Federal Reserve's minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates.
Global Stocks Waver Ahead of Fed Minutes
U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower as markets awaited the release of Federal Reserve minutes that could shed light on officials' views on lowering interest rates.
In a Trade Fight, Small Could Be Beautiful Again
Until recently, investors saw smaller companies as a trusty shield against trade tensions. Given the health of the U.S. domestic economy, they should see them that way again.
Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market
The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher.
May Offers New Plan for Brexit Seeking More Support
British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions.
Trump, Tariffs and China Spell Trouble for American Steel
Increases in Chinese production could end up a bigger problem for U.S. steel mills than the president's revamped Nafta
Trading a Trade War: 'Markets Don't Appear Ready for That'
How do you trade a trade war? A previously abstract question is becoming more pressing for investors as U.S.-China trade relations fray. Here are ways they are adapting.
Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas
The kingdom has signed an agreement to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new direction as Saudi Arabia seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel.
UK Inflation Accelerates
Consumer prices in the U.K. rose in April at a faster pace than the Bank of England's 2% annual goal, adding pressure on the central bank to nudge up interest rates, given steady growth in the economy and low unemployment.