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Huawei’s CEO threatens to axe ‘mediocre’ staff after global security worries

Ren Zhengfei warned that the days of Huawei's explosive growth might be over.

A huge number of economists agree we need a policy to fight climate change — but lawmakers aren’t getting on board

What do recent Republican White House economic advisers have in common with their Democratic counterparts? They think the US needs to tax carbon.

Trucking giant JB Hunt says American businesses are front-running the planned escalation in Trump’s trade war

As the US and China attempt to reach a trade deal ahead planned tariff-rate increases, trucking giant JB Hunt said customers are trying to rush shipments.

As an American living in the UK, here are 5 ways Britain’s National Health Service is superior to US healthcare

Here are five reasons the UK's National Health Service (NHS) is "superior" to healthcare in the US, according to an American living in Britain.

China responds to the US’s and Canada’s travel warnings with its own, the latest move in an escalating feud

After the US and Canada issued travel warnings to their citizens aimed at China, Beijing warned its citizens about traveling to Canada.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Russia's Nikolai Patrushev at the US Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Trump’s national security team reportedly asked for military options to attack Iran last fall, alarming US officials

The Trump administration asked the Pentagon for military options to strike Iran last fall, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.

The US and China are negotiating a trade war. But during the shutdown, Washington won’t reveal how much impact it’s had.

Want to know how much the US and China are shipping to one another as the two countries negotiate a trade war? Too bad.
U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China.

Trump’s trade war is probably hitting the US economy a lot harder than China’s, HSBC says

Americans have felt relatively more pain from President Donald Trump’s trade war than Chinese consumers and businesses, according to analysts at HSBC.

7 unusual status symbols from around the US

Some unusual status symbols abound in parts of the US, including large family size, the costs of a certain religion, and the animals in your backyard.

China’s return to US soybeans was seen as a major concession. Here’s why it probably wasn’t.

Economists say the return may have had less to do with a deal and more to do with China trying to meet soybean demand.