Wall Street nosedives on trade-war worries

Wall Street tumbled on Friday as investors, increasingly nervous about a potential U.S. trade war with China, shied away from risky bets going into the weekend as they looked for shelter from further...

When higher interest rates are actually good

A lot of people are freaking out about interest rates, particularly after the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark rate to 1.5 to 1.75 percent this week — the sixth increase in three years, and the hig...

America's Weimar moment

The right and left grow more polarized every day, with each side hating the establishmentarian center nearly as much as it does the extremists on the opposite side of the ideological spectrum. As each...

Andrew Cuomo vs. The Internet

A recent poll of American voters found that they are not wild about more online taxes. According to a survey of 2,000 likely voters in the 2018 elections, 65 percent of them oppose a new online sales...

Dow falls 724 points

March 22 (UPI) — The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 700 points Thursday after President Donald Trump announced tariffs against China.

Trump proposes tariffs on Chinese goods

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered trade officials Thursday to draw up a list of tariffs on Chinese products, despite warnings from some American business groups that the move will lead to higher pr...