Trump pulls out of G7 summit statement, calls Justin Trudeau “weak”

After Trudeau said Canada wouldn't be "pushed around" by the U.S., Trump took to Twitter to fight back.

Trump blasts Obama, Putin, Assad and the press in Sunday morning tweetstorm

Trump tweeted about the 'Washington Post,' China, Syria and President Barack Obama in his Sunday morning tweets.

As his ethics scandal grows, Washington wonders whether Scott Pruitt can survive the week

Pruitt has had yet more damning news emerge about his behavior leading the Environmental Protection Agency.

Dropbox IPO kicks off — and 7 other money stories you may have missed this week

Dropbox stock is now trading publicly, but there's plenty more investor and consumer news that affect your money from this week. Here's what to know about tariffs, data leaks, recalls and more.

Trump points to history to defend his tariffs, but history shows they have disastrous effects

Trump invoked his predecessors to justify his steel and aluminum tariffs — but history shows that tariffs can have disastrous consequences.

How Donald Trump’s tariffs may impact you and US workers

You may not immediately see a dramatic jump in the cost of canned goods or cars. But what comes next has economists worried.

Trump trade war fears rattle Dow, beer buyers — and 5 more news stories affecting your money

Here's the latest on the Equifax hack, Spotify's initial public offering and all the other business news you probably missed this week.
News

Here's how a potential Trump trade war with China would affect the US

Who stands to lose if Trump starts a trade war with China? Almost everybody.

Trump White House proposes American consumers pay for Mexico border wall, immediately backtracks

The latest idea on how to pay for the border wall could lead to pain at the supermarket.

Why Donald Trump promised Ford, GM, Chrysler CEOs he will rein in "out of control" environmentalism

President Donald Trump is promising carmakers he will lighten regulations that protect the environment.

Donald Trump's isolationism on NAFTA and TPP is for his base — and that's exactly whom it will hurt

President Donald Trump wants to rethink NAFTA and scrap TPP. Here are some potential consequences.

Trump’s tariffs will make almost everything more expensive — and maybe cost you your job

The costs imposed on importers by Donald Trump's trade wars will be passed on to American consumers.

Another blow to global trade? IMF head Christine Lagarde found guilty of negligence

Another blow to global trade's credibility.
News

Donald Trump promises to punish companies that offshore with 35% tax

The move appears intended to paint Trump, a wealthy real estate mogul, as a champion for workers.
News

The One Myth About the "Free Market" We Need to Stop Telling Immediately

Is there even such thing as a free market?

News

4 Tariffs the World Would Be Better Without

While tariffs attempt to benefit the domestic economy, the often do the opposite.
News

Bangladesh Factory Collapse 2013: 3 Ways to Prevent Future Disasters Like This

The backlash from the deadly Bangladesh collapse has been fierce. But what can actually be done to improve safety and not kill jobs that are desperately needed?