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China’s Economy Flashes New Warning Signs  The Wall Street Journal

China's economic downturn deepened last month, hitting industry and consumers and raising the challenge for Beijing to arrest the slowdown next year while ...

Euro falls as 'gilets jaunes' protests hit French economy  BBC News

Business activity in France has contracted following the gilets jaunes protests, a survey suggests.

China’s Economy Slows Sharply, in Challenge for Xi Jinping  The New York Times

Car sales are falling. Housing is slow. Workers get three-month unpaid vacations. For Chinese leaders, pressure for a trade deal with President Trump is rising.

The benefits of this ‘strong economy’ have not reached all Americans  The Washington Post

There are still a surprising number of red flags in this hot economy, especially compared to 1999-2000.

This is what peak economy looks like, says analyst  CNBC

Paul Meeks, portfolio manager with Wireless Fund, and CNBC's Ron Insana talk with the "Power Lunch" team about today's market sell-off.

Having wrecked the economy, Venezuela’s rulers see no reason to change  The Economist

ONE MORNING last month Luis Manuel Cómbita was trying to sell large green mangoes in a pedestrianised street in the historic heart of Bogotá, Colombia's ...

Slower Overseas Growth Fans Worries on U.S. Expansion  Wall Street Journal

*Fresh* economic figures from Europe and China added to mounting concerns that weakening growth at the end of 2018 will carry over into a sharper slowdown ...

Fears about the economy shouldn’t keep you out of the stock market  MarketWatch

Investors fool themselves when comparing economic uncertainty to the past.

U.S. consumer spending strengthening in boost to economy

In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, file photo, shoppers enter and take their shopping carts during a Black Friday sale at a Target store in Newport, Ky. (AP Photo/John ...

China economy weaker in November as effect of trade war sets in  South China Morning Post

The Chinese economy weakened further in November, as the trade war with the United States continued to take a toll on growth, according to economic data ...

Dow sheds nearly 500 points on weaker economic outlook for China  The Washington Post

U.S. stocks forfeited their gains from the week on Friday, dropping after worrisome data came in overnight from China. The Dow Jones industrial average slid ...

China's Economy Falters and Stocks Take a Global Hit  Fortune

When the second largest economy in the world, China's, takes a hit, so do stock markets. And the country is facing more problems than the ongoing trade war ...

ECB Officials See Deeper Uncertainty as Euro-Zone Economy Cools  Bloomberg

European Central Bank officials acknowledged deepening uncertainty over the euro-area outlook as they addressed market expectations that they won't be able ...

Real Time Economics: What’s the Biggest Risk for the Economy?  The Wall Street Journal

This is the web version of the WSJ's newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Which do you think is the bigger economic wild card for ...

Hawaiian Airlines to Fly Basic Economy in 2019  Condé Nast Traveler

Flights to Hawaii were jaw-droppingly cheap throughout the first half of this year, but we expected—what with rising fuel prices and all—that those ultra-low fares ...

Economic optimism plunges, yet consumers still plan to spend big over holidays: CNBC survey  CNBC

The percentage of Americans viewing the economy as excellent or good dropped 8 points, according to CNBC's All-America Economic survey.

China's Economy Still Slowing as Policy Makers Form 2019 Plans  Yahoo! Finance News

(Bloomberg) -- China's economy slowed again in November as retail sales and industrial production weakened, creating a challenging backdrop for policy ...

The Economy Question Every Dallasite Is Asking  D Magazine

It's like a party that sinks a little too late into the night. Everyone is still having fun, but you get the nagging sense it won't end well, and that you'll pay for it later.

Global Markets: Weak economic data send world stocks tumbling  Yahoo Finance

Stocks worldwide tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe fanned concerns of a global economic slowdown and left investors ...

US oil drops 2.6% to $51.20 a barrel amid weak China economic data  CNBC

Oil prices dropped on Friday, weighed down by a falling U.S. stock market, while weak economic data from China pointed to lower fuel demand in the world's ...

Global Stocks Drop Amid a Worsening Economic Outlook in China  The New York Times

Disappointing retail sales and industrial output figures in China helped drag markets down.

10,400 Verizon workers quit their jobs. That's a good sign for the economy  CNN

A lot of people want to quit their jobs at Verizon, and that's a really good sign for the economy.

Why Venezuelans are all over Fiverr’s YouTube prank economy  Vox

YouTubers like Ricky Dillon and Shane Dawson are paying strangers on Fiverr $5 to slime themselves.

Dow Jones Heavyweight Caterpillar Sales Growth Keeps Slowing With Global Economy  Investor's Business Daily

Caterpillar stock rallied Thursday, but Dow Jones bellwether for the global economy reported further deceleration in sales growth last month.

Seeking lessons from China’s long economic boom  The Economist

THAT CHINA has had decades of stellar growth is beyond doubt. More controversial is what can be learned from it. Does China prove that the basic tenets of ...

National Hemp Legalization Could Help Spur Rural Colorado's Economy  Westword

Already responsible for the most acreage of registered hemp farms in America under its state pilot program, Colorado is better equipped for the boom than most ...

Unrest in France Hinders Macron’s Push to Revive Economy  The New York Times

The Yellow Vest protests roiling the country have cost businesses billions of euros and threatened President Emmanuel Macron's strategy for growth.

Another sign of a wobbly economy in weaker November jobs report  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans got another positive jobs report on Friday -- but it was full of warning signs that the economy is beginning to stutter.

The Hard Truths of Trying to 'Save' the Rural Economy  The New York Times

Rural America's economy is in decline, and trying to fix it by turning small towns into tech hubs isn't working.

Ep. 121: Who will surveil the surveilers? — Political Economy with James Pethokoukis - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Economics, Pethokoukis, Technology and Innovation. One response to stepped-up surveillance is stepped-up effort to hide from it — more ...

Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment flat  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A key quarterly economic survey released Friday by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about ...

How a late night phone call from Warren Buffett in 2008 may have helped save the US economy  CNBC

In October 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett made a late-night phone call to then-Treasury Secretary Henry ...

The end of economic history, with Chinese characteristics - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Economics, Pethokoukis. American concern about China's state capitalism model isn't just about how unfair it is — particularly IP theft, ...

Trade War Damage to China's Economy Is Already Done, Citi Says  Bloomberg

The damage to China's economy from the trade war with the U.S. can't be immediately made good even in the case of a resolution with President Donald Trump, ...

The Stock Market Is the Most Divorced It’s Been From the Economy Since 2010  Yahoo! Finance News

(Bloomberg) -- It's getting harder to argue that the American economy's showing signs of trouble, but judging by stocks, things don't look so well. The divergence ...

Turkish Economy's Hard Landing Upsets Erdogan Electoral Play  Bloomberg

Now that the hard landing is here for Turkey, the question is how long the economic slowdown will last and what policy makers will do about it with only months ...

We’re now seeing the Trump economy  The Washington Post

Huge debt, trade wars, rising interest rates and a slowdown in China's economy are pushing us toward a setback, if not a full-blown recession.

Red Dead Online's Economy Changes Work Well Enough, But Questions Remain  Forbes

After players had a collective meltdown about the state of the Red Dead Online beta's economy at launch, Rockstar reacted swiftly to course-correct, changing a ...

Japan economy contracts more sharply than forecast  MarketWatch

TOKYO--Japan's economy contracted more sharply than initially estimated in the July-September quarter due to weaker-than-expected capital spending by ...

Bridge to nowhere? Some doubts on U.S. economy justified, doom and gloom is not  MarketWatch

Just a few months ago, investors drove the U.S. stock market to an all-time high. Now they're scurrying for the off-ramp and showing *fresh* doubts about economy ...

Goldman warns a sharp US economic slowdown next year could see financial markets running 'scared'  CNBC

Global equity markets could struggle to come to terms with a dramatic slowdown from the world's largest economy next year, one Goldman Sachs strategist told ...

Economic concerns grow after last week's Wall Street declines  YouGov US

The last week of losses in the stock market may have altered the way some Americans think about the state of the economy – and what they expect in the future.

Europe could 'infect us': Richard Fisher on risks to the economy  CNBC

Richard Fisher, a senior advisor at Barclays and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, says he thinks a slowdown in the economy is more ...

OPINION: Only protest will change Nova Scotia’s poverty economy

In the wake of a growing “Fight for 15" movement in Halifax, Nova Scotia's minimum wage review committee has recommended an above-inflation increase to ...

U.S. Unemployment Holds At 3.7 Percent As Economy Adds 155000 Jobs  NPR

The jobless rate remained the lowest in nearly 50 years last month as employers added fewer jobs than expected. Meanwhile, wages grew 3.1 percent over the ...

America’s economy is both booming — and fading  The Washington Post

“First of all, the economy itself is really strong,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Tuesday, citing such factors as low unemployment and high ...

Trump's trade war with China is the biggest threat to the US economy in 2019, and it's making economists the most worried they've been in years  Business Insider

President Donald Trump's trade war with China was cited by 47% of economists as the US economy's biggest threat in 2019 and led to record pessimism.

For the American Economy, Storm Clouds on the Horizon  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emerging signs of weakness in major economic sectors, including auto manufacturing, agriculture and home building, are prompting some ...

Tucker Carlson: Why no one ever makes the economic case for mass immigration  Fox News

People debate all the time about mass immigration. But what you never hear anybody do is make the economic case for mass immigration. And here's why: Our ...

How Pollution Can Hurt the Health of the Economy  The New York Times

One argument for rolling back environmental regulations — as is occurring under the Trump administration — is that a lighter touch on industry will lift investment ...

Fed chair says economy is in 'good health' despite risks  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) America's economy is still growing robustly, but a string of possible outside shocks including President Donald Trump's protracted ...

Economy man charged with assault - News - The Times  The Times

An Economy man was charged with assaulting a woman, who was left with severe injuries, police said.

Economy shapes Trump's 46% job approval rating: Fox News poll  Fox Business

Americans are not so impressed with the U.S. economy these days.

Economy grew 3.5% in third quarter, pushing corporate profits to 6-year high, GDP shows  MarketWatch

A torrid U.S. economy blazed a 3.5% pace of growth during the summer and boosted corporate profits to the highest rate in six years, *fresh* GDP figures show.

Bruised Euro-Zone Economy Stumbles On After Its 2018 Beating  Bloomberg

The euro-zone economy is down but not out after a year battered by freezing weather, trade wars, budget disputes and car trouble.

Online brokerage stocks could be signaling trouble ahead for broader market, economy  CNBC

A sell-off in online brokerage stocks such as Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade could be signaling trouble is ahead for the market and the economy. At the very ...

Colorado economy predicted to slow next year, but not stall  The Denver Post

After putting in a stronger than expected performance this year, Colorado's economy will continue to plow ahead in 2019, but with a few more bumps on the road ...

The US economy is strong. Three signs it won't last  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Economic expansions never go on forever. As the United States' long, slow recovery from the Great Recession stretches past the ...

U.K. Economy Loses Steam as Battle Over Brexit Rages  Bloomberg

The U.K. economy lost momentum in the three months through October, a further sign of the toll being taken by Brexit uncertainty.

The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China  Forbes

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world's second largest economic ...

Saudi Arabia Reviews Expat Fees as Economy Feels Sting  Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia is reviewing its policy of imposing fees on expatriate workers after rising costs inflicted economic pain and contributed to an exodus of foreigners, ...

Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials.  The Atlantic

The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.

Governments can't prevent the next global economic slowdown  Financial Times

In the decade since the financial crisis, central bankers around the world have taken on the mantle of reinvigorating the global economy. By keeping interest ...

The UK government says its Brexit deal will hurt the economy  CNN

It's official: The British government's plan for leaving the European Union will be bad for the economy.

Europe's circular economy competitive advantage  GreenBiz

Europe feels a long way away from the vibrant and teeming Yokohama waterfront on the edge of Tokyo Bay. Since the 1970s, the story of the world's economy ...

Germany’s Economy Will Be Europe’s Problem  Bloomberg

The imminent end of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's final term presents a great challenge for both her country and the entire European project.

How to spot job layoffs coming, even in a good economy  CNBC

Even in the best of economic times there are 200000-plus unemployment claims every week. With iconic companies like GE, GM and Verizon laying off workers, ...

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems  USA TODAY

Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.

Italy Tries to End Budget Fight With EU as Economy Teeters on Recession  Wall Street Journal

Italy's populist government is looking for a route out of a fight with the European Union over its budget, as the financial fallout from the clash pushes the economy ...

Three problems to fix in 2019  World Economic Forum

2018 will go down in the record books as one of seemingly incessant geopolitical acrimony. For many policymakers, the imminent turn of the calendar offers brief ...

Here's what will happen when Colorado's economy starts slowing down  The Colorado Sun

At the annual event to predict Colorado's economic future, here's the gist: It's still growing. Just more slowly.

Economists see the Trump economy slowing drastically next year before a possible recession in 2020  CNBC

The economy's growth could slow to a crawl by the end of next year and fall into recession by 2020, economists say.

Fed’s Brainard Sees Reasons for Economic Optimism but Flags New ‘Crosscurrents’  Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard signaled support for an interest-rate increase at the central bank's meeting this month but said new headwinds could ...

Alan Greenspan: US economy not accelerating by any means  Fox Business

Runaway spending and entitlement programs need to be corrected.

Wall St. Ignored Signs of Trouble for Months. Now It Sees Risks Everywhere.  The New York Times

For stock investors in the United States, the political and economic outlooks have suddenly become ominous. More volatility could be in store this week.

United Airlines Charging Extra for Preferred Seats in Basic Economy  Thrillist

United will now be charging extra for "preferred seating" in basic economy.

There's life in the old economy yet - if management can work out how

Newspapers. Package holidays. Shops. It would be hard to think of a more hopeless trio of industries, or three that are in deeper long-term trouble. All of them ...

IMF warns storm clouds gathering for global economy  Reuters

One of the International Monetary Fund's top officials warned on Tuesday that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and ...

State: No growth seen in Connecticut's 'gig economy'  Hartford Courant

Employment in Connecticut's “gig economy” — characterized by freelance and contract work outside of the traditional labor force — is showing no signs of ...

The Economic Forecast for 2019: Less Growth and More Uncertainty  The Wall Street Journal

Among the big questions: What will the Fed do? And what impact will President Trump's trade policies have on business investment?

Can anything hold back China’s economy?  The Washington Post

The United States can bluster but it cannot, in an open world, suppress the Chinese economy.

Centre Denies Having Done Any Impact Assessment of Demonetisation on Economy  News18

The two senior Congress leaders had asked whether a former Governor of Reserve Bank of India and several renowned economists have recently stated that ...

China readying plan to widen foreign access to its economy: WSJ  CNBC

China is preparing to replace its Made in China 2025 policy with a new program designed to allow foreign companies greater participation in its economy, ...

Watch: Now Rajan says loan waivers to farmers burden economy  Economic Times

While addressing a gathering in the national capital, economist and former Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan talked about loan waivers ...

The Pros and Cons of a PBOC Rate Cut as China's Economy Slows  Bloomberg

A decision on cutting interest rates in China weighs the need to bolster the slowing economy with the objectives of curtailing the debt buildup and preventing a ...

What 2019 has in store for West Michigan's economy

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- West Michigan's economy is on track for a strong year in 2019, but steel and aluminum tariffs and a skilled worker shortage continues to ...

Euro-Area Economy Puts Another Dent in ECB Hopes for Rebound  Bloomberg

The euro-area economy stumbled again this month, with a key indicator falling to the lowest in four years, denting expectations for an economic pickup after a ...

The 'yield curve' can show rising risks of an economic 'shock,' St. Louis Fed says  CNBC

Yes, this is another story about the dreaded yield curve. Late last week, the St. Louis Fed weighed in on the topic, examining why economic recessions tend to ...

A $9 trillion corporate debt bomb is 'bubbling' in the US economy  CNBC

At first glance, it looks like a $9 trillion time bomb is ready to detonate, a corporate debt load that has escalated thanks to easy borrowing terms and a seemingly ...

Powell credits Fed policy for the US economy being 'in a good place'  CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed confidence in U.S. economic strength Wednesday and said markets will have to get used to the idea that ...

How important is China to Canada's economy?  Financial Post

The arrest of a Huawei executive could affect Canada's economy more than you might think if China chooses to retaliate.

Copper Slumps on Downbeat Economic Figures  Wall Street Journal

Copper fell alongside stocks and other risk assets as weak economic data in China and Europe added to downbeat sentiment about global growth.

India's economy just suffered a sharp slowdown  CNN

Gross domestic product expanded 7.1% in the quarter ended September, according to official data. That's a big step down from 8.2% growth in the second ...

'Bond king' Jeff Gundlach says yield curve inversion means 'economy is poised to weaken'  CNBC

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach believes that the recent inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve is a signal that the economy is set to weaken.

Legendary economist Ed Yardeni gave a presentation to Trump's top economic advisers at the White House — here's what he told them | Markets Insider  Business Insider

Veteran economist and president of Yardeni Research, Ed Yardeni, addressed President Donald Trump's economic advisers at a White House lunch this week.

Trump's meddling is bad for the economy  Chicago Tribune

When it comes to the economy, Trump should leave well enough alone.

Whiplash on Wall Street as Tension About Global Economy Mounts  The New York Times

A steep slide followed by a strong recovery whipsawed investors on Thursday, as concerns about the global economy, trade tensions and interest rates kept ...

Draghi Sees Economic Risks Worsening Even as QE Era Concludes  Bloomberg

Mario Draghi said risks to the euro-area economy are worsening even as he called time on the European Central Bank's flagship deflation-fighting tool.

Turbulent Stock Market Is Flashing a Warning About the Economy  The New York Times

Unemployment is near lows not seen in half a century. The American economy is set for its best year since 2005. Large corporations are producing giant profits.