Trade

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Describing the revised forecasts as "budget voodoo," Forbes contributor Stan Collender writes: "To say the least, this first set of economic assumptions and the resulting phony deficit will be fake news—lies, in other words—from Trump." (Photo: Shutterstock)
The Trump administration's hallmark " alternative facts " may infiltrate U.S. economic data. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the White House "is considering changing the way it calculates U.S. trade deficits, a shift that would make the country's trade gap appear larger than it had in past years." People familiar with the matter told...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order withdrawing the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President-elect Donald Trump's smoke-and-mirrors speech last week to Carrier...