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 →

With so many conflicting signals about markets, the economy in the U.S. and abroad, the impact of the China-U.S. trade war, and more, what’s an investor to think? Through all the noise, there’s one measure that bears watching. Even investors who don’t trade currencies should pay attention to the strengthRead More →

Shares of Air France-KLM on Monday nosedived on a warning over bookings, and other airlines weakened, in mostly listless European stock markets on Monday. Air France-KLM shares AF, -8.13%  plunged 9% as the airline said “close-in bookings in the peak travel period are weaker than foreseen in view of softeningRead More →

Gold prices headed lower for a second straight session Thursday, pulling back from the more-than-six year highs seen earlier this week, as China calmed some fears over trade tensions, prompting gains in the stock market and dulling haven demand for the yellow metal. Geopolitical worries were soothed after a spokesmanRead More →