Stalled U.S.-China Trade Talks Raise Threat of Another Impasse
Trade talks between the U.S. and China are in danger of hitting an impasse, threatening to derail the Trump administration's plan for a limited pact this year as both sides stand firm on key issues including tariffs and agricultural purchases.
Stocks Slip on Disappointing Retail Earnings
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 pulled back from record levels, sidetracked by weakness in shares of Home Depot and other retailers.
FHFA to Propose Capital Rule for Fannie, Freddie in 2020
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's federal regulator kicked off a process for the mortgage-finance companies to raise enough capital for them to return to private ownership.
Bank of Canada Warns Global Stress Could Affect Domestic Economy
Policy makers need to be prepared for the possibility that global financial stress could spill into Canada despite the domestic economy's overall resilience, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said.
New York Fed's Williams Stresses Flexible Approach to Setting Interest Rates
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said the central bank isn't committed to any particular policy path in the months ahead, even though he and his colleagues are comfortable right now with keeping rates steady after cutting them three times this year.
Trump Accuses Pelosi of Stalling Trade Deal Amid Impeachment Probe
President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of pressuring Democrats to support his impeachment before she would let them vote on his rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the latest escalation in his battle to push through one of his top legislative priorities.
Boris Johnson's Election Chances Spur Wary U.K. Markets
Investors betting on a Boris Johnson win in the coming U.K. election have given British markets a boost, but many remain cautious about the vote's unpredictable set of outcomes.
Fears of Excess Supply Hurt Oil
Fresh worries about excess oil supply are dragging down crude prices once again, reinforcing a trend that continues to weigh on the energy sector.
Short-Term Rentals Have Mild Impact on Home Prices, Study Suggests
Short-term vacation rentals haven't significantly contributed to the rise in American housing costs, according to a nationwide study by Oxford Economics that was commissioned by booking website Expedia.
Fed Adds $102.44 Billion to Financial System
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $102.44 billion in temporary liquidity to the financial system on Tuesday. Eligible banks took less liquidity than the Fed offered.