WASHINGTON | Trump and Xi buy time in trade war. That was the easy part.

WASHINGTON — The dinner-table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over…

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Side issues loom over G-20 summit as world leaders arrive

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — World leaders arrived Thursday in the Argentine capital for the Group of…

FRANKFURT, Germany | European Central Bank sticks to plan to end stimulus

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank said Thursday it is staying on course to wrap…

BRUSSELS  | European and Asian leaders to boost ties, trade, security

BRUSSELS  — After failing to reach a breakthrough on Britain’s divorce terms from the European Union,…

WASHINGTON | Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting…

FRANKFURT, Germany | ECB’s Draghi: Trade war chief worry for global economy

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank pushed forward Thursday with its plan to gradually phase…

NEW YORK | US stocks climb ahead of China trade talks; Walmart surges

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are surging Thursday morning as China and the U.S. prepare to…

SINGAPORE | Stocks drop after Trump says he’s ready to step up trade war

SINGAPORE — World stock markets fell sharply Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was…

WASHINGTON | Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the central bank has tools it…

BRUSSELS  | European bank officials caution on trade war impact

BRUSSELS  — Top officials at the European Central Bank expressed confidence at their last policy meeting…

NEW YORK | Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

NEW YORK — Global stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list…

What trade war? Markets shrug off US-China dueling tariffs

Wall Street shrugged off the escalation of a trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies…

Average US 30-year mortgage rates fall to 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON/ July 5, 2018  (STL.News)— Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, offering a slight degree…

BEIJING | The Latest: Central banker: we can’t undo trade war damage

BEIJING — The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the U.S. that may result…

BERLIN  | Germany: Merkel pledges ‘every effort’ to avert US trade war

BERLIN  — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union will make every effort to avoid…

WASHINGTON | Why they fight: US and China brawl over high technology

WASHINGTON — To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a…

BEIJING  | China says “fully prepared” if trade war kicks off this week

BEIJING  — China says it’s “fully prepared” for a trade war with the United States if…

Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

NEW YORK/June 18, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The threat of a trade war with Canada has taken…

UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

LOS ANGELES/ June 13, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Note: With this second quarter economic report for 2018,…

PARIS  | The Latest: Volkswagen warns tariffs could start trade war

PARIS  — The Latest on the U.S. decision to impose new tariffs on European, Canadian and…

WASHINGTON | Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the prospects for talks that are…

WASHINGTON  | Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

WASHINGTON  — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade…

BEIJING | The Latest: Ross brushes off ‘trade war’ concern

BEIJING|April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Commerce…

China warns against ‘trade war,’ appeals for cooperation

BEIJING /March 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A top Chinese official warned Sunday a “trade war” would harm…

China’s premier: ‘We don’t want to see a trade war’

BEIJING /March 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday that China doesn’t want to…

Trump embracing potential for trade war

WASHINGTON /March 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump is embracing the potential for a trade…