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Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy’s proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline from Canada across Minnesota. ...

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IMF: Trump administration’s trade policies hurt US economy, undermine world’s trade system

IMF: Trump administration’s trade policies hurt US economy, undermine world’s trade system

The Trump administration’s trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy and undermine the world’s trade system, the IMF has warned. IMF Director Christine Lagarde said a trade war ...

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U.S. companies are paying the price for Trump’s policy against Iran

U.S. companies are paying the price for Trump’s policy against Iran

Major American businesses are preparing a retreat from Iran before Trump’s crushing sanctions take effect. Trump’s decision last month to exit the Iran nuclear deal — and re-impose tough penalties ...

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As US tariffs go into effect, Europe, Canada and Mexico strike back

As US tariffs go into effect, Europe, Canada and Mexico strike back

The European Union and Canada have challenged the US steel and aluminum tariffs at the World Trade Organization. Canada and Mexico have also announced retaliatory tariffs on billions of dollars ...

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Japan reserves right to take countermeasures against US steel tariffs

Japan reserves right to take countermeasures against US steel tariffs

Japan has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it reserves the right to take countermeasures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the foreign ministry said on Friday. Japan is the ...

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Macron and Merkel round on Trump as Europe rages over steel tariffs

Macron and Merkel round on Trump as Europe rages over steel tariffs

French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel have rounded on Donald Trump over planned steel tariffs on EU producers, telling the US president to scrap his new policy if he wants to negotiate better trade ...

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Trump wants to save ZTE ahead of trade talks

Trump wants to save ZTE ahead of trade talks

US President Donald Trump has said he wants to help save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecoms companies. The firm has suspended operations after the commerce department last month banned ...

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Warren Buffett is not too worried about a trade war

Warren Buffett is not too worried about a trade war

Warren Buffett has plenty on the line if the United States and China can’t settle their trade differences. But the Oracle of Omaha isn’t that concerned about the relationship. “We’ve ...

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Team Trump goes to China to avert a trade war

Team Trump goes to China to avert a trade war

1. Trump team heads to Asia: A trade war with China was once unthinkable. Now, that nightmare scenario is sitting atop Wall Street’s worry list. The fear is that confrontation ...

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U.S. bans American companies from doing business with ZTE

U.S. bans American companies from doing business with ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce is banning American companies from selling components to leading Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE for seven years for violating the terms of a sanctions violation case, U.S. officials said on ...

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