President Donald Trump is threatening to slap tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports as trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies reach new heights.
With batteries getting cheaper and governments promoting their use, electric vehicles are going to be sucking up a whole lot more of the world’s power in coming years.
And more of them are living in the U.S. than anywhere else.
KPMG’s audit work in the U.K. is of an unacceptable standard and the firm will face increased scrutiny, Britain’s accounting regulator said.
European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier rejected the U.K.’s efforts to keep security ties almost unchanged after Brexit, saying Britain’s own negotiating red lines mean cooperation will be weaker.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron reached a preliminary agreement on a set of reforms aimed at strengthening the European Union and the euro area to put the bloc in a better position to play a role on the global stage.
Paul Krugman and Lawrence Summers are casting gloom on the global economy.
Romania’s parliament approved part of a controversial judicial-reform package that’s been criticized as another attempt by the ruling coalition to weaken punishment for convicted officials.
The majority of people between 18 and 34 would be willing to let insurance companies dig through their digital data from social media to health devices if it meant lowering their premiums, a survey shows.
“Separating children in that way is not something you would expect to see in the United Kingdom.”
President Trump and China just keep ramping up their trade battle, sending stocks worldwide into the woodchipper. But it’s billionaire investor Howard Marks’s memo on another hot topic that provides our call of the day.
European Union leaders will next week say they’re concerned about the lack of progress in Brexit talks, and call for member states to step up preparations in case no deal is reached, according to the first draft of their summit statement.