As the trade war drags on, more manufacturers are looking to relocate from China to avoid Trump’s tariffs. A firm that sells Isaac Mizrahi’s clothing line has already shifted much of its production.
NPR’s David Greene talks to China-based business consultant James McGregor about Beijing’s response to President Trump’s tweets, and what that reveals about its stance toward the trade war.
Cities are struggling to enforce rules around everything from problem party houses to investors pushing up housing costs. An entrepreneur is helping local officials deal with these short-term rentals.
At the G7 Summit, President Trump declined to say if he had backed down from his threat to place tariffs on French wine in retaliation for that country’s new tax on digital giants.
NPR’S Noel King talks to David Wessel of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution about all the factors that are causing economic uncertainty — such as the U.S.-China trade war.
NPR’s Noel King talks to Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, who is in Jackson Hole for the annual meeting of Fed officials. Chairman Powell is expected to speak.
NPR’s David Greene talks to Phillip Swagel, director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, who says the nation’s fiscal outlook is challenging and is on an unsustainable course.
The Trump administration is boasting that the economy is strong. But the administration is also calling for the kind of dramatic economic stimulus one would usually only consider during a recession.
Mexico’s president has cut thousands of government jobs to fight corruption. Critics say he is putting the country in danger — especially when it comes to attracting foreign investment.
Nearly 10,000 people in Los Angeles live in vehicles. The City Council recently extended a ban on sleeping overnight in cars, vans or RVs in residential areas and near parks or schools.