Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon Here is what you need to know. We just got the first concrete sign that the trade truce between Trump and Xi is working. China followed through on its promise to start buying…

Reuters/Phil Noble Here is what you need to know. We are starting to see some positive signs in the US-China trade war. Trade officials in the Trump administration held a call with their Chinese counterparts…

AP/Gregory Bull Here is what you need to know.  The 'Trump Trade' has finally evaporated entirely. The ratio between more growth-sensitive cyclical stocks (industrials) and their defensive counterparts (utilities) has all but erased its post-2016 election…

Luciano Mortula - LGM/Shutterstock With an ongoing housing shortage and rising interest rates, home sales are expected to slow. Uncertainty could be compounding investor confusion. That could send more Americans toward apartments, potentially leading to…

Fully 75% of those who earn an M.B.A. switch careers, a new survey shows, and they can double their salary by doing so. But the survey of thousands of graduates from dozens of U.S. business…

AP/Seth Wenig Here is what you need to know. Canada arrested Huawei's CFO, and the US is seeking her extradition. Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of the Chinese technology company Huawei, was arrested on suspicion of…

Wikimedia Commons The longest bull run in US stock-market history is on its last legs, according to a team of technical analysts at Societe Generale. The team says Elliott Wave Principles point to a stock-market…

Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Here is what you need to know. An alarming slowdown in global trade shows Trump's trade war is having a devastating impact. Data released by the Swiss freight giant Kuehne + Nagel shows…

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Here is what you need to know. Trump and Xi declare trade truce. In a meeting at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday, President Donald Trump agreed to postpone new…

Soon after Marvin Ellison took over as chief executive of Lowe’s Cos., his wife, Sharyn, peppered him with questions on why the home-improvement retailer didn’t carry certain types of tiles or doors that she wanted…

AP/Thanassis Stavrakis Here is what you need to know. Farm bankruptcies are surging as Trump's trade war drags on. The strain of low commodity prices on farmers and ranchers has been compounded by tariffs as…

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Two years ago, as Campbell Soup Co. sales tanked, a grandson of the soup’s inventor called his cousin to complain about the direction of the 150-year-old company, which still paid welcome dividends to family members.…

The downward spiral in oil prices is accelerating as a surge in crude production from a turbocharged U.S. petroleum industry runs into weaker global economic growth. Crude prices slid 7.7% Friday, their largest one-day drop…

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