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THE UNITED STATES trade deficit trade increased 6.4 percent to $53.2 billion in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

U.S. trade gap hits six-month high as soybean exports plunge 28%

NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit widened in August to the biggest in six months as soybean exports plunged and a measure...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S tariffs are expected to increase the cost of wind energy in the United States. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND

Trump’s import tariffs will make U.S. wind power more expensive

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump’s trade war won’t wreck the United States wind industry, but it will raise the cost of power. Tariffs on...
THE UNITED STATES merchandise-trade deficit unexpectedly grew in August to $75.8 billion. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Tariffs start to drag on U.S. economy as trade deficit widens

NEW YORK - Fresh data on the United States economy show President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war is shaping up as a clear drag on...
UNITED STATES GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT increased at an unrevised 4.2 percent annnualized rate in the second quarter of 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

U.S. economy grew at unrevised 4.2% pace in Q2

NEW YORK - The United States economy grew in the second quarter at an unrevised 4.2 percent pace, the fastest since late 2014, indicating a...
CHINA RESPONDED to the most recent round of tariffs from President Donald Trump with retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OILAI SHEN

Have the tariffs levied so far affected your company, or will...

As the trade war continues to expand the size and scope of tariffs, economic models predict that more pieces of the American economy will...
CHINA RESPONDED to the most recent round of tariffs from President Donald Trump with retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OILAI SHEN

China strikes $60B of U.S. goods in widening trade war

NEW YORK - China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating the trade war as the Trump...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION announced another round of tariffs that will affect roughly $200 billion in Chinese goods. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Trump ratchets up tariff pressure on China with $200B hit

NEW YORK - The Trump administration will slap a 10 percent tariff on about $200 billion in Chinese goods next week, and more than double...
AS THE PERIOD FOR comment on a planned $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods ended, it was said that President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Kudlow says U.S. willing to talk with China as tariffs loom...

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off over trade, but...
NEW DATA out Wednesday showed the U.S. goods deficit with China in the seven months through July this year widened about 8 percent to $234 billion from the same period in 2017. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

American shoppers to be hit harder than Chinese by tariff war

NEW YORK - The trade fight between the world’s two economic titans is about to make dozens of household goods more expensive for United...

Tariffs prompt U.S. manufacturers to review plans: Fed survey

NEW YORK - America’s escalating trade dispute with China and other trading partners has prompted almost a fifth of United States businesses including about...
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