WHISTLER, British Columbia (Reuters) - The United States' allies in the G7 vowed on Thursday to push back against Washington's decision to impose tariffs on their steel and aluminum exports, saying as they gathered for a meeting that the move threatens global growth.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take emergency steps to keep at-risk coal and nuclear power plants running, the White House announced on Friday, in what would amount to an unprecedented intervention in power markets.
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is proceeding with plans for trade talks in Beijing on Saturday, U.S. officials said, after the Trump administration launched steel and aluminum tariffs on Western allies and renewed its tariff threats against China.
(Reuters) - A Takata air bag inflator ruptured in a fatal car crash earlier this week in Malaysia, Honda Motor Co said on Friday, in what appears to be the 23rd death worldwide linked to the faulty part that can emit deadly metal fragments.
WASHINGTON/WHISTLER, British Columbia (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Canada and the European Union on Friday to do more to bring down their trade surpluses, a day after hitting them and Mexico with import tariffs on steel and aluminum.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated in May and the unemployment rate dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, pointing to rapidly tightening labor market conditions, which could stir concerns about inflation.
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump set tongues wagging across Wall Street and among economists on Friday when he tweeted what some viewed as a tip about the big monthly U.S. payrolls report due out later in the morning.
More than 200 Shanghai and Shenzhen stocks are being added to influential MSCI indexes. Chris Beddor and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss what these so-called A-shares mean for overseas investors and Chinese markets.
Canada, Mexico, and the European Union are readying retaliatory measures against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose steep import tariffs on them. But if the EU's objectives splinter, Trump may be able to divide and conquer.
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