Real Time Economics: First-Quarter GDP Is Looking a Little Ugly

March 19, 2019

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. U.S. inflation data is on tap, U.K. lawmakers vote on the latest Brexit deal, White House budget forecasts are falling short on revenue, and economic growth is looking a bit wobbly at the start of the year. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through the day’s top economic news. Send us…

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Real Time Economics: U.S. Keeps a Hard Line In China Trade Talks

December 16, 2018

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. The Trump administration’s point man on China trade talks says the U.S. will hold fast to its 90-day deadline, leaving a short window to resolve thorny commercial issues.  Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. We’ll also look at the latest on Huawei’s CFO, how a…

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Trump: soft Brexit will ‘kill’ UK’s chances of US trade deal

July 13, 2018

President praises Boris Johnson and says that May ignored his advice on Brexit negotiations in extraordinary interview Theresa May will come under intense pressure to secure a future trade deal with the United States as she sits down with Donald Trump just hours after he warned that her soft Brexit blueprint would kill Britains chances. In an extraordinary interview that threatened to undermine her new Brexit strategy, painfully thrashed out…

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