Presidents Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade talks at the G-20, but even if a major deal is reached, US companies would still have a very hard time doing business in China.
The Fed is in a tricky position as it signals it may soon cut interest rates to boost the economy, which also risks spurring runaway inflation and even an economic downturn.
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
The Trump administration is preparing to shift billions in veterans' health care spending to private providers. Research suggests privatizing essential services comes with a social cost.
Who would you rather work for: Apple or Domino's Pizza?
William Nordhaus showed that the market offers the best chance for preventing global catastrophe form climate change.
Our view of this essential dimension of earth’s biome has been shaped by the manufacturers of cleaning products.
US sanctions announced earlier this month may have triggered the plunge in the lira, but the government has been mismanaging Turkey's economy for years, creating severe vulnerabilities.
There's a lot that Richard Denniss gets right. Neoliberalism clearly has an array of problems. But he risks throwing out what is good about liberalism in attacking neoliberalism.
South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming.
While many market observers blame growing concerns about inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be fears that the economy is about to slow.
Markets follow a mix of economic reasoning, human emotion and out-of-control algorithms.
Markets hate uncertainty and the economic data reflects the turbulent nature of British politics.
Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
Luxury is a global phenomenon present in all societies in various forms.
The company tax cut may signal to the world that Australia wants to be competitive on corporate tax, but it won't make much of a difference to our largest businesses and multinationals.
New research reveals not only why female traders buy and sell less than men, but that they may be better at it.
Scientists' success in producing synthetic vanilla flavouring means it is used 99% of the time. So why does the price of genuine beans keep rising?