Martin Crutsinger and Bani Sapra

Government, Business

IMF, World Bank Leaders Appeal for End to Trade Wars

 Kristalina Georgieva Kristalina Georgieva by Jose Luis Magana/AP

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries Oct. 18 to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threatened to make the consequences of a global slowdown even worse.

October 18, 2019
Government, Business

Wholesale Prices Up 0.1% in August

Solar plant Solar tech Joshua Valdez (left) and senior plant manager Tim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant in Dixon, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices edged up a slight 0.1% in August as energy prices took a big plunge, a further sign that inflation is remaining tame.

September 11, 2019