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Fed Official Says Coronavirus Economic Fallout ‘Could Spill Over’

Richard H. Clarida, the Federal Reserve vice chair, said the central bank was monitoring the virus, as worries roiled markets for a second day. → Read More

Finance Ministers Grapple Over Economic Threat of Climate Change

The United States, under pressure from Europe, agreed to include a climate reference in an official G20 statement. → Read More

Trump Contradicts Advisers on China Technology Fears

The president, in a series of tweets, said the U.S. would not restrict sales to the country, a sharp shift in administration policy. → Read More

U.S. Watchdog to Investigate Trump’s Farm Bailout Program

The Government Accountability Office will review how the $28 billion farm bailout aimed at cushioning trade-related losses was spent. → Read More

Treasury to Roll Out Cryptocurrency Rules

The rules will improve transparency in hopes of stopping money laundering. → Read More

A Wall St. Giant Says Sanders Would ‘Ruin’ the Economy

Lloyd Blankfein, the former Goldman Sachs chief, tweeted an attack on Bernie Sanders after the senator’s New Hampshire primary win. → Read More

Trump Budget Would Fray Social Safety Net

Proposals for cuts in food stamps, housing and education could exacerbate inequality in the United States. → Read More

Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

The budget, while largely a messaging document, reflects the administration’s spending priorities’ stark contrast with the president’s Democratic rivals. → Read More

Trump to Propose $4.8 Trillion Budget With More Border Wall Funding

The president’s final budget proposal of his first term will offer a blueprint for his priorities if he wins re-election. → Read More

Farm Bailout Paid to Brazilian Meat Processor Angers Lawmakers

Lawmakers want to know why a Brazilian-owned company got payments from a program aimed to help American farmers weather President Trump’s trade war. → Read More

Wilbur Ross Says Coronavirus Could Bring Jobs Back to the U.S.

The commerce secretary said the virus, while “very unfortunate,” could prompt companies to reconsider operating inside China. → Read More

Trump Tries to Walk Back Entitlement Comments as Democrats Pounce

A day after President Trump suggested he was open to cutting entitlement programs in a second term, he insisted he would protect Social Security. → Read More

Trump Opens Door to Cuts to Medicare and Other Entitlement Programs

The president signaled a willingness to scale back Medicare, a shift from his 2016 platform of protecting entitlement programs. → Read More

Trump Basks in Trade Victory With Corporate Friends

A White House signing ceremony turned into a love fest for the mega-rich. → Read More

What’s in (and Not in) the U.S.-China Trade Deal

The agreement includes some wins for President Trump, but implementing and enforcing the deal could be difficult. → Read More

Trump’s Supporters See U.S. Victory in China Trade Deal

The president says his “big, beautiful” trade deal is a win for America. His supporters agree. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren’s Social Security Plan: Raise Benefits by $200 a Month

In her latest proposal to redistribute wealth in the United States, Ms. Warren calls for raising taxes on the rich to expand Social Security benefits. → Read More

Trump Demands American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’

The president said he would retaliate further, but it was unclear how he planned to carry out his demand that companies seek alternatives to China. → Read More

U.S. Puts Sanctions on Chinese Nationals Over Fentanyl Trafficking

The action comes amid President Trump’s frustration over China’s failure to curb the flow of drugs into America. → Read More

Trump Says U.S. Will Hit China With More Tariffs

The additional 10 percent tariff on about $300 billion worth of goods means the United States will tax essentially all imports from China. → Read More