[NEW YORK] A trade war would leave the US Federal Reserve having to decide between battling weaker economic growth or rising prices. Which one it focuses on already looks pretty clear.

[BOSTON] JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon said on Wednesday the US economy still looked "pretty good" and that there was no law that says growth cannot continue...

[WASHINGTON] The prospect of a trade war poses "downside risks" to the US economy, which otherwise is poised to grow at a solid pace, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates agreed on Friday to push for unity among Gulf nations, the White House said,...

[CHICAGO] The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising US interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said, adding that it was too soon to know if rising trade...

[WASHINGTON] US job growth likely slowed in March as the boost from mild temperatures faded, but the gains were probably more than enough to push the unemployment rate down to 4 per cent, indicating...

[WASHINGTON] The US economy looks pretty good by most measures: Jobs are plentiful, growth is picking up, prices aren't rising too quickly, and unemployment is on track this year to hit the...

[WASHINGTON] The US economy grew significantly faster at the end of 2017 than previously reported, as consumer spending hit a three-year high and business investment rose, the government reported...

[WASHINGTON] New orders for key US-made capital goods rebounded more than expected in February after two straight monthly declines and shipments surged, which could temper expectations of a sharp...

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration is pressing China to cut its trade surplus with the United States by US$100 billion, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday, clarifying a tweet last week...