As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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A Chinese agricultural delegation canceled a planned visits to farms in Montana and Nebraska that had been scheduled for the coming days, officials said Friday.
US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US medicine prices to match the lowest in the world.
News that US economic growth had smashed expectations in the first quarter of 2019 failed to galvanise markets on Friday, with analysts warning of an economic divergence between the United States and the rest of the world.
Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell met President Donald Trump at the White House for dinner Monday to discuss the economy’s performance and outlook, but the central bank said its chief did not share his expectations for monetary policy.
US employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labour-force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that nevertheless faces mounting risks in 2019.
President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the Federal Reserve, commenting publicly on the central bank for the first time following last week’s interest-rate hike and reports he has discussed firing Chairman Jerome Powell.
Economists and investors have been scratching their heads this week over signals from the Federal Reserve, which left the future of US monetary policy open to broadly divergent interpretations.
Climate change is already hurting the global economy and will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars annually by 2050 unless drastic action is taken to cut carbon emissions, a major US government report warned on Friday.
Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for a third time this year and reaffirmed their outlook for further gradual hikes well into 2019, risking fresh criticism from President Donald Trump.
One of Donald Trump’s top economic advisers says the president erred in a tweet asserting growth in US gross domestic product was higher than the unemployment rate for the first time in over a century.
Goldman Sachs Group is raising concerns of a US recession as the trade war with China intensifies, boosting the impact on economic growth.
With the Dow hitting a record growth period in June, doomsayers are predicting that the US will fall into a recession within the next two years, taking global markets with it. But are they right?
The US economy accelerated in the first three months of the year, fueled by a rebound in local and state government spending, as well as temporary factories tied to trade.
US President Donald Trump is willing to rule out concrete for a wall on the southern US border to reach a deal with Democrats and end a partial government shutdown, a US official said.
We need to start thinking about what happens if Trump tries to fire Powell. Short version: It would likely be an absolute mess, says Tim Duy.
Wall Street strategists Reuters talked to see US stocks rising 16 to 21% next year over current levels.
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“We are doing great as a country,” Trump said Wednesday at a press conference in New York. “Unfortunately they just raised interest rates a little bit because we are doing so well. I am not happy about that.”
To mark a decade after the Lehman Brothers collapse, the global economy instead received a very mixed scorecard this week, with developed markets getting good news, emerging markets finding building stresses, and everyone bracing for the next fragile steps on trade.
American wages unexpectedly climbed in August by the most since the recession ended in 2009 and hiring rose by more than forecast.
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