Getty Images President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence examine a wheel loader from Caterpillar Inc. on the South Lawn of the White House in 2017. President Donald Trump’s strategy to use import tariffs to protect and boost U.S. manufacturers backfired and led to job losses and higher prices,Read More →

Shares of Dow Inc. were headed for their first loss as a newly independent public entity, after J.P. Morgan’s Jeffrey Zekauskas became the first analyst to take a bearish stance on the materials science company. The stock DOW, -5.23%  tumbled 4.5% in morning trade, enough to pace the Dow JonesRead More →

A significant miss in German industrial orders spilled into London markets, dragging energy and mining stocks lower. How did markets perform? The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, -0.49%  gave back its advance from Wednesday. It declined 0.6% Thursday to 7,373.8 after having risen 0.4% on Wednesday. The pound GBPUSD, -0.0608%  continuedRead More →