Trade Wars

Rate Decisions




Daniel Moss

A Predictable Fed Is the Market’s Antidote to Trump

The central bank is so transparent that we know a pause in rate increases was planned long before the president started pushing for it.

Noah Smith

Housing Is Back, But the American Dream Isn’t

Surging prices, tight lending standards and Nimbyism keep the young and poor out of the market.

David Fickling

Soviet Collapse Echoes in China’s Belt and Road

Grand investment plans for unproductive regions have caused empires to founder before.

Stephen Mihm

Why Voters Sometimes Choose Divided Government

There are no iron laws for midterm elections. But history provides some pretty strong precedents.

Andrea Felsted

Trade War Takes Its Toll on Swiss Watch Sales

Falling exports to the U.S. and China suggest high-end consumers may be losing their nerve.

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Economy, Not Trump, Will Steer Fed's Rate Path, Winter Says

Rachel Winter, senior investment manager at Killik and Co., discusses the Federal Reserve's rate path after comments from President Donald Trump about the Fed raising interest rates. She speaks with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)

Fed Rate Hikes Have Not Been a Tightening So Far, Says RDQ's Ryding

China Says it Won’t Use Yuan Rate as Trade War Tool

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