Economists are often baffled by the gyrations of the stock market, but at the moment shareholders and the economic profession simply disagree on one of the biggest assumptions forecasters have to make: productivity growth.
European Union officials said the U.S. is threatening to cripple global commerce by undermining the World Trade Organization, ahead of a gathering of officials from 164 countries on Sunday in Buenos Aires.
The British prime minister struck a landmark deal to conclude the first phase of Brexit talks, but the question of how to avoid a hard Irish border may need to be further clarified before an agreement with the EU on a full divorce deal.
Germany moved a small step closer to a potential solution to its political crisis after the largest opposition party said it would enter talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over forging a new government.
This week’s row over the Irish border marks a significant moment in the progress of Brexit: It is the first time since the referendum that the British political system has been forced to confront a genuine trade-off.
Supreme Court justices wrestled with competing visions of individual rights, vigorously debating a legal collision between a baker whose faith condemns same-sex marriage and a state law requiring him to sell wedding cakes without regard to…
Prime Minister Theresa May sought to get Brexit talks back on track after a small Northern Irish party she relies on in Parliament blocked a deal to advance negotiations, illustrating how her weakened position is complicating Britain’s…
CVS Health and Aetna say their combination will result in better care and convenience and lower costs. But the merged company will lack a strong foundation of the people with the most power to achieve those goals.