A top Fed official says greater threats to U.S. growth are coming from abroad, suggesting global developments could slow the Fed’s march to higher interest rates.
Beijing just made it easier for Chinese banks to lend money, a step it hopes will juice the economy without encouraging capital flight.
Ahead of the G-20 finance ministers meeting in Shanghai this week, the U.S. is pushing other countries, including China, to boost the global economy.
Falling oil prices used to juice consumer spending, but the emergence of a massive oil sector in the U.S. has scrambled that once-reliable calculation.
Despite the economic benefits Britain derives from the EU, Britain's leader is likely to focus on noneconomic issues covered in a deal he reached in Brussels last week.
The most important economic variable of 2016 might be whether American consumers are strong enough to withstand the cold winds blowing in from abroad.
Meetings in Brussels on Thursday and Friday with fellow European leaders is the prime minister’s chance to sell his new version of Britain’s EU membership.
Central banks are resorting to negative interest rates to stimulate growth — Fed Chair Janet Yellen is considering them — but they are not as effective as investors had hoped.
European Union members are facing a controversy over the proposed construction of a natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea and the potential effects on the region.
Apart from being a self-inflicted blow, a possible British departure from the European Union is already having ill effects on confidence.
Stronger capital controls might be the best option to halt the yuan’s fall, but it would still entail a tremendous loss of face.
Europe’s refugee crisis is about people, but commerce catastrophe looms if the countries can’t agree on a new system that preserves freedom of movement.
Negative interest rates are the strongest ammunition yet that Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has used to spur economic growth.
Fired by public sentiment, the European Commission is preparing fresh measures to stop tax avoidance, drawing hints of retaliation from the United States.
Since it’s the only major central bank hiking rates, the Federal Reserve has to contend with a stronger U.S. dollar. That could slow its efforts to end years of cheap money.
Stock markets don’t necessarily offer insight into the broader economy, so seasoned hands are urging investors to take a deep breath.
Developing economies like China, Brazil and Russia face their toughest test in the new year to restart sustainable growth.
China's problems are "a huge adjustment," not a mild correction, one analyst says, and that could have repercussions around the world.
A brutal attack Thursday in Jakarta may not be Indonesia’s most pressing challenge in attracting outside investors.
The Obama administration has U.S. states to grapple with as it draws up new sanctions over ballistic missiles and fends off the GOP.