11th October 2018

Trump says Fed is ‘out of control’

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on the central bank, the Federal Reserve, calling it “out of control” and “far too stringent”. Mr Trump said he was not going to…



US stocks extend global sell-off

Image copyright Getty Images US stocks have opened lower, a day after suffering their worst losses in eight months, as concerns about a trade war and higher US bond yields have rattled global investors. In…




Brexit: No deal brings risk of stockpiling says watchdog

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Imported goods could suffer supply constraints, says the OBR An “abrupt and disorderly” Brexit could have a severe short-term impact on the UK economy and public finances, the…


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The manufacturers fighting Trump’s tariffs

Image caption Rick Huether’s family has run Independent Can Co since 1948 Rick Huether’s family has run a manufacturing company in Maryland since the 1940s. So he knows a bit about keeping blue-collar jobs in…