Economics

U.S.-Canada NAFTA Talks Stall Again

September 21, 2018 at 1:12 AM

Top-level negotiators have again failed to reach accord about including Canada in an updated North American Free Trade Agreement.

No Canadian NAFTA Deal Likely This Week

September 20, 2018 at 1:06 AM

Intensive trade talks between Canada and the U.S. will resume today, but the prospect of a tentative accord to update NAFTA appears unlikely this week.

Canada, U.S. Resume NAFTA Talks Today

September 19, 2018 at 1:14 AM

Top trade envoys from the U.S. and Canada are scheduled to resume high-level talks today in Washington, D.C., in a renewed effort to reach agreement on a deal to update NAFTA.

China Announces Another $60 Billion in Tariffs on U.S. Goods

September 18, 2018 at 3:14 PM

China says it will begin collecting tariffs on $60 billion worth of goods from the U.S. on Sept. 24.

Trump Adds Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

September 18, 2018 at 12:20 AM

As expected, President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese products.

U.S. Proposes New Trade Talks with China

September 13, 2018 at 12:48 AM

The Trump administration has invited China to resume high-level trade talks and ease escalating trade tensions between the countries.

Oil Prices Surge to 4-Month High

September 12, 2018 at 12:21 PM

Oil futures climbed to $80 per barrel today after an unexpectedly sharp drop in U.S. inventories of crude.

Still No Results on Canada-U.S. NAFTA Talks

September 11, 2018 at 4:04 PM

Trade negotiators made little apparent headway today in their latest meeting about how to include Canada in a tentative deal between the U.S. and Mexico to update the North American Free Trade Agreement.

U.S. Adds Another 201,000 Jobs

September 10, 2018 at 11:27 AM

The U.S. created another 201,000 jobs in August, as the country’s unemployment rate remained steady at 3.9%.

Trump May Announce $200 Billion in China Tariffs Today

September 07, 2018 at 1:50 AM

The Trump administration may confirm as soon as today that it will levy tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Democrats Vow Fight if NAFTA Update Excludes Canada

September 06, 2018 at 4:28 PM

Democratic Party leaders say they will reject any revised NAFTA deal that doesn’t include Canada—assuming they win enough House seats to do so, Bloomberg News reports.

U.S.-Canada Trade Talks Plod Along

September 06, 2018 at 12:12 AM

Trade negotiators from Canada and the U.S. had no progress to report Wednesday evening after a renewed effort to update NAFTA that began last weekend.