What’s on Beijing’s ‘shopping list?

Negotiators from the U.S. and China are scheduled to meet in Washington on Monday, where, after months of trade tensions, Beijing is said to be open to purchasing a wider array of U.S. goods and services. President Donald Trump has insisted that the countries reduce...

What’s on the Trump Administration’s $15B Cost-Cutting List

The Trump administration Tuesday proposed a sweeping $15.4 billion package of spending cuts that slices across 10 federal departments, ranging from children’s health insurance to public housing programs. Most of the White House requests affect money that’s been...

FED is Set to Leave Rates Alone but to Hike Later in Year

The Federal Reserve is all but sure to leave interest rates unchanged this week, though steady economic growth and inflation pressures will likely keep the Fed on a path toward further rate hikes later this year. The central bank is meeting as its board is undergoing...

Treasury Bills Rates Peak Since 2008

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday’s auction to their highest levels in more than nine years. The Treasury Department auctioned $48 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.830 percent, up from 1.760 percent last week. Another...

National Guard Deployed To Tx Border and What They’ll Do

There are 965 National Guard troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border, the chief of the National Guard Bureau told a Senate panel today. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel spoke at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense. On April 4,...