Here’s How China Can Escalate a Trade War With the U.S.China has pledged to retaliate against U.S. tariffs in “equal scale and equal strength.” In addition to tariffs, here are three ways Beijing could hit back at Washington. Photo: Getty Images
How Changing Consumer Tastes are Shaking Up the Food IndustrySales for the largest packaged food companies have been down the past few years as changing tastes, startup brands and e-commerce giants threaten from all angles. WSJ’s Ken Brown takes us on a walk through the supermarket. Photo: Getty Images.
Italy’s Financial Crisis ExplainedTurmoil in Italian politics has sent shock waves through financial markets in moves reminiscent of the eurozone crisis. WSJ markets reporter Ben Eisen answers questions about the latest Italian financial crisis.
What the U.S.-China Trade War Means for Workers on the GroundTrade pressure on farmers has helped fuel the latest talks between U.S. and China aimed at lifting tariffs on soybeans, hogs and more. Here, an American farmer and a steelworker explain how tariffs are impacting their livelihoods.
Behind the Scenes of North Korean DiplomacyTop diplomats and government officials discuss risks, hopes and the future of North Korean relations at the WSJ CEO Council in Tokyo ahead of the planned Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore.
Historic Malaysian Election: Why the World Is WatchingMalaysia’s opposition ousted the ruling coalition, clearing the way for new investigations into Prime Minister Najib Razak’s alleged misappropriation of money in the 1MDB corruption scandal, possibly one of the largest global financial scams of all time.
The Tech Arms Race Driving the U.S.-China Trade Dispute“Made in China 2025” is Beijing’s industrial plan to dominate high-tech industries including robotics, aerospace and computer chips. The Trump administration argues China is using the plan to give its tech companies unfair advantage over foreign rivals. But what is it exactly?
Is the European Union Economic Recovery Here to Stay?Global leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were upbeat about the European Union’s economic growth prospects. Most agreed the region offers attractive investment opportunities despite doubts over the impact of Brexit. Photo: Getty Images
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on Tax Reform, Trade and a Weaker DollarU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talks with WSJ Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker about his recent controversial comments about the benefits of a weak dollar, trade policies and tax cuts. They met at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Dinner in Davos: Claudio Descalzi in Conversation With Gerard BakerEni CEO Claudio Descalzi spoke with WSJ Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker about the buoyant mood at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.