[WASHINGTON] The Federal Reserve will continue to raise rates gradually as the US economic outlook remains strong despite uncertainty over trade policy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.

[WASHINGTON] Some US manufacturers are delaying investments and raising prices as President Donald Trump escalates trade wars with key US economic partners but most companies report no change,...

INFLATIONARY pressures stemming from the United States' current fiscal and trade policies have made it harder for monetary policymakers to time their moves, increasing the risk of miscalculation...

COMMENTARY

IT'S a mystery. The US economy seems strong. Since the nadir of the Great Recession, employers have added about 19 million workers. The unemployment rate is 4 per cent, near the lowest level...

INFLATIONARY pressures stemming from the United States' current fiscal and trade policies have made it harder for monetary policymakers to time their moves, increasing the risk of miscalculation...

[NEW YORK] A struggle by employers to fill jobs shows the US economy is strong, and the rise in housing and stock prices is not a sign of a risky build-up in leverage in the financial system, the...

[WASHINGTON] US central bankers discussed whether recession lurked around the corner and expressed concerns global trade tensions could hit an economy that by most measures looked strong, minutes of...

LATEST US DATA

THE US economy slowed more than previously estimated in the first quarter amid the weakest performance in consumer spending in nearly five years, but growth appears to have since regained momentum on...

FEDERAL Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is testing the economy's room to run. It's a strategy that contains both big benefits and risks for ordinary Americans and is causing excitement,...

[WASHINGTON] The US economy slowed more than previously estimated in the first quarter amid the weakest performance in consumer spending in nearly five years, but growth appears to have since...