CNBC: Trump’s Budget Won’t Balance Despite Deep Cuts

The budget plan that the White House will present on Monday will show persisting deficits despite estimated annual economic growth of 3 percent and steep spending cuts, CNBC reports,...

Trump to ‘Financially Strangle the Cuban Regime’

President Donald Trump’s administration is working on a plan to “financially strangle the Cuban regime” for supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, The Washington Examiner reports. “We are fully willing to...

Trump Wants China Deal and Stocks Rally. He May Not Get Both

President Donald Trump wants the stock market to celebrate if he strikes a trade deal with China. Investors may struggle to deliver. The outcome could fall short of the...

FDA Issues Asbestos Warning About Some Claire’s Cosmetic Products

Consumers should avoid certain Claire's cosmetic products that might contain potentially cancer-causing asbestos because the company has refused to recall the items, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned...

Evidence Grows That Trump’s Trade Wars Hitting US Economy

President Donald Trump regularly declares that he’s winning his trade wars. Yet evidence is growing that the U.S. economy is a net loser so far. In two separate papers...

US, China Said Close to Trade Deal That May End US Tariffs

The U.S. and China are close to a trade deal that could lift most or all U.S. tariffs as long as Beijing follows through on pledges ranging from better...

White House to Host CEOs for Workforce Advisory Meeting

The White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues. Last month, the White House said the chief...

Manufacturing Joins Other Signs Growth Slowing Down

INDICATOR: February Manufacturing Activity and Consumer Sentiment KEY DATA: ISM (Manufacturing): -2.4 points; Orders: -2.7 points; Employment: -3.2 points/ Sentiment: +2.6 points IN A NUTSHELL: “Again, we see...

Personal Income Falls as Spending Weakest Since 2009

U.S. personal income fell for the first time in more than three years in January as dividends and interest payments dropped, pointing to moderate growth in consumer spending after...

Poll: 88 Percent Want Drug Companies to Include Prices in Ads

Seventy-nine percent of adults say the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable, a new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals. Just 17 percent said the cost of drugs...

Latest News