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6 charts show how the trade war and the GM workers strike have hit the US economy

Consumer spending is starting to fade and subdued global demand is weighing on exports.

Hasbro tanks as trade-war tariffs and a pending acquisition bite into toy profits

The company anticipates continued "disruption" in the fourth quarter and is "working to mitigate the impact on consumers," according to its CEO.
The clip featured a conversation between 98-year-old US fashion icon Iris Apfel and teenage fashion designer Kheris Rogers.

Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo pulled a TV ad in South Korea after viewers complained it mocked World War II sex slavery amid the 2 nations’ esc...

The ad referenced the time period of 80 years ago, triggering criticism from South Koreans who associate it vividly with Japanese occupation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany’s economy may have already slumped into recession, its central bank says

"German economic output could have decreased slightly in the third quarter of 2019," after contracting 0.1% in the spring, the Bundesbank said.

Goldman Sachs says the trade war is ‘kicking the tires’ of growth — and doesn’t expect it to spark a recession

The banking titan argued the size of the growth impact, the Fed's easing, and resilient business activity made a downturn unlikely.

Huawei says its all-important Android replacement Harmony might not be ready for years

Harmony is viewed by Huawei as a future replacement for Android. Huawei is struggling to replace Google apps on its phones in light of US sanctions.

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."

Wall Street keeps embarrassing itself every time Trump talks about China

Stocks leap every time Trump claims to have a trade deal with China. The deal is never really there, and Wall Street just looks dumb.

China’s economy grew at slowest rate since the 1990s — and it could yet get worse

Monetary policy may likely loosen to help drive China's economy, but "it will take time for this to put a floor beneath economic growth."

Mysterious traders may have made $3.5 billion off stock bets timed to Trump’s trade-war comments, Vanity Fair finds

Vanity Fair reported on a series of trades that were oddly timed to trade war developments, suggesting that some traders made handsome profits.