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Consumers fueled US economy in 3rd quarter as tariffs hit business investment

Strong consumer activity this summer partially offset the effects of an ongoing trade dispute between the two largest economies.

The US economy slowed less than expected in the 3rd quarter amid strong consumer spending

The results cast further doubt on the prospect that Trump would fulfill his longstanding pledge to bring US growth to or above 3% this year.

China’s growth slumped to a record low last quarter — and it could drop even lower next year, the IMF warns

"We have trade tensions, we have other geopolitical forces, we have all these uncertainties around the world."

Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.
"Impact hiring" is at the very core of how MOD Pizza is run.

The cofounder of MOD Pizza, the fastest-growing restaurant chain in America, reveals how its hiring strategy was key to its meteoric rise during the r...

MOD Pizza cofounder Ally Svenson reveals how a commitment to purpose helped the brand became the fastest-growing restaurant chain in America.

Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump’s trade war drags down economy

The OECD dimmed its outlook for the US economy, which it predicted would grow 2.4% this year and 2% in 2020.

The US economy cooled more than originally thought in the second quarter as Trump’s trade wars raged

The results dimmed the prospect that the White House would reach its economic growth estimates for the year.

Shares are dropping after Germany confirms its economy shrunk last quarter, fanning recession fears

German business confidence has also slumped to its lowest level in more than six years.

The US economy slowed sharply in the second quarter as Trump’s trade war raged

Consumer spending at home partially offset weakness caused by global trade disputes that began more than a year ago.
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih.

OPEC is stepping in as oil prices send an ominous signal about the global economy

Oil prices were lower following the move by OPEC, a signal that growth concerns have overwhelmed expectations for lower supply.