Business > Economy

Goldman Sachs: The recent stock market plunge does not indicate a recession on the horizon

30 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, expects the U.S. economy will grow but at a much slower pace of 1.6 percent by 2020.
Read more ...

Trump Is Tightening the Screws on U.S. Tech Exports to China

38 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . The Trump administration is...
Read more ...

U.S. Unemployment Benefit Claims Rise to 4-Month High

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since late June, potentially reflecting holiday-related volatility in what otherwise has been a...
Read more ...

World economy to slow down in 2019 due to trade wars: OECD

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

The global watchdog says growth is past its peak and faces risks from trade disputes and higher interest rates.
Read more ...

Global growth heading towards fragile soft landing - OECD

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Trade tensions and higher interest rates are slowing the global economy, though for now there are no signs of a sharp downturn, the OECD said on Wednesday, lowering its outlook...
Read more ...

OECD says trade tensions are leading to a slowdown in global growth

1 hour ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Trade tensions and higher interest rates are slowing the global economy, said the economic group.
Read more ...

There's a $9 trillion corporate debt bomb 'bubbling' in the US economy

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

At first glance, it looks like a $9 trillion time bomb ready to detonate, a corporate debt load that has continued to escalate thanks to easy borrowing terms and a seemingly...
Read more ...

The European Union just rejected Italy's budget for a 2nd time - and now Rome is facing a huge fine

The European Union just rejected Italy's budget for a 2nd time - and now Rome is facing a huge fine

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

European Union formally rejects Italian budget for a second time after Rome makes only small tweaks. The path is no set for the opening of the EU's so-called Excessive Deficit...
Read more ...

Fed injecting ‘monetary heroin' into economy created biggest bubble ever - Schiff to RT's Boom Bust

3 hours ago   |   RT

As US markets took a deep dive this week, RT's Boom Bust talks to market guru and Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff about the downturn.
Read more ...

World economy has ‘passed its peak' as trade wars weigh

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

A global economic watchdog says world growth has passed its peak and faces growing risks, including from trade disputes and higher interest rates. The Organization for Economic...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce. At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but... Read more ...

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Read more ...

NASA is launching a safety review of SpaceX after Elon Musk smoked weed live...

NASA is launching a safety review of SpaceX after Elon Musk smoked weed live on the internet

NASA will launch a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing, who it has contracted to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, The Washington Post reports . Three officials... Read more ...

UN senior official resigns after 'mind blowing' audit reportedly finds he...

UN senior official resigns after 'mind blowing' audit reportedly finds he spent nearly $500,000 in travel expenses

United Nations Environment Program chief Erik Solheim resigned, after he was alleged to have accrued $488,518 in travel expenses in the course of nearly two years, according to... Read more ...

The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Here's what you need to know for Wednesday. 1. US President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to direct the Department of Justice to prosecute two of his political rivals. Both... Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

The 20 best-selling products from last year's Black Friday - including the...

The 20 best-selling products from last year's Black Friday - including the ones that surprised us

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Look no... Read more ...

Phil Mickelson challenged Tiger Woods to a $100,000 bet on the first hole of...

Phil Mickelson challenged Tiger Woods to a $100,000 bet on the first hole of their upcoming match and Tiger responded by doubling it

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will face off on Friday in a head-to-head match with $9 million at stake. While promoting the pay-per-view match on Tuesday, Mickelson and Woods... Read more ...

El Chapo's brother was caught driving with $1.2M stashed in car: customs...

El Chapo's brother was caught driving with $1.2M stashed in car: customs official

El Chapo's little brother once used a Ford Bronco - with $1.2 million in cash stuffed behind its paneling - to try to smuggle the drug money from the US back into Mexico, a... Read more ...

US Homeland Security reportedly infiltrating WhatsApp groups and using paid...

US Homeland Security reportedly infiltrating WhatsApp groups and using paid undercover informants to monitor migrant caravan

The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly using paid undercover informants to gather intelligence on the migrant caravan nearing the US-Mexico border. Homeland Security... Read more ...