In announcing tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump bypassed the body founded 23 years ago to keep the peace in global commerce.
New York Times
Mr. Bolton, the next national security adviser, was a longtime commentator. He’s the latest TV personality to go from the small screen to the White House.
The Trump administration has initially exempted Europe from steel and aluminum tariffs, but investors suspect the region could be caught in the crossfire.
A Labor Department proposal would have given employers control over redistribution of tips, but the congressional spending bill would establish strict limits.
Martin Shkreli, convicted of fraud for actions around his hedge fund, is going to prison. So far, Elizabeth Holmes, who sold falsehoods about her blood-testing business, is not.
The justification for Washington’s tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese imports shows the rise of intellectual property as a major trade issue.
Mr. Lazarus parlayed a single store in Washington, D.C., into the world’s leading toy chain, but the company liquidated last week, burdened by debt.
A brewing trade war between China and the United States sent markets reeling across Asia on Friday, and Europe looked ready to follow suit.