|GM CEO Is Under Fire From Trump, Lawmakers Over Restructuring|
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces bipartisan anger in Washington over the company’s plans to cut 14,800 jobs and close four plants despite robust profits and a strong economy.
|U.S. Soybean Farmers Work to Loosen China's Grip|
As trade tensions cut deeply into exports, U.S. soybean farmers, industry groups and government officials are seeking a stronger foothold in international markets beyond China, including Europe and Southeast Asia.
|Scientists Skeptical About Gene-Edited Baby Experiment|
When a Chinese scientist claimed last month that he created the first genetically modified babies, scientists around the world were stunned and alarmed. Now, scientists who examined the very limited available data from the experiments are questioning whether the gene edits the scientist claimed he made were even successful.
|Harassment Complaints Still Bring Retaliation|
Workplace retaliation against those reporting sexual harassment remains an issue, even as the #MeToo movement has emboldened people who say they have been mistreated.
|Huawei's U.S.-Based Workers Grow Wary After Arrest|
The arrest of Huawei’s finance chief has stirred job insecurity among the Chinese company’s 1,500 U.S.-based workers, already uneasy about Washington’s campaign against their employer.
|U.S. Consumer Prices Flat in November, Posing Dilemma for Fed|
Inflation remains muted even though unemployment has fallen to a near 50-year low and economic growth in 2018 was among the fastest in this expansion.
|ECB Stimulus's Mixed Legacy: Economic Success, Political Fiasco|
The European Central Bank is nearing a landmark decision to wind down its $3 trillion bond-buying program, closing a chapter on a policy the U.S. used to help restore its growth but one that had mixed results in Europe.
|China Prepares to Increase Access for Foreign Companies|
China is preparing to replace an industrial policy savaged by the Trump administration as protectionist with a new program promising greater access for foreign companies.
|FBI: Chinese Espionage Poses 'Most Severe' Threat to American Security|
The disclosures, at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, came as the Trump administration is preparing to lay out an unprecedented amount of evidence in coming days about Chinese spying and hacking operations designed to steal secrets from U.S. companies.
|Many U.S. Financial Officers Think a Recession Will Hit Next Year|
Almost half of U.S. chief financial officers believe a recession will strike the U.S. economy by the end of 2019, with the tight labor market and growing trade tensions driving economic jitters among corporate America.