European Central Bank Faces Hurdle in Cutting Stimulus: A Weak Dollar

By JACK EWING September 7, 2017 FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank had been expected to announce a major policy shift on Thursday. The dollar has had other plans. Since early 2015, the European Central Bank has been flooding the 19-nation eurozone...

Nafta Negotiations: What’s at Stake in the Second Round

By PRASHANT S. RAO September 1, 2017 Trade negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States resume discussions on Friday over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The first round of the talks, which opened in Washington last...

Bankers and Economists Fear a Spate of Threats to Global Growth

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM August 27, 2017 GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — In the decade since the financial crisis, economic policy makers, professors and protesters have gathered here every August to argue about the best ways to return to faster...

Wine War in Southern France Has Streets Running Red

By LIZ ALDERMAN August 25, 2017 BÉZIERS, France — On a late evening in March, a group of winegrowers wearing black balaclavas forced their way into one of France’s largest wine brokerages and ignited three Molotov cocktails. Within...