Wednesday , 19 December 2018

Trump Warns Fed Ahead of Key Policy Meeting

Trump Warns Fed Ahead of Key Policy Meeting

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump on Dec. 18 called again on the Federal Reserve to refrain from hiking interest rates ahead of the central bank’s two-day policy meeting. Trump urged the Fed to “feel the market” before making its decision. The ...

China Uses ‘Debt Trap’ Diplomacy to Seek Hegemony

China Uses ‘Debt Trap’ Diplomacy to Seek Hegemony

WASHINGTON—Through its One Belt, One Road initiative (OBOR), China is pouring billions of dollars into emerging countries to help build massive infrastructure projects. Many of these projects, however, are financed through Chinese state-controlled lenders, leaving some nations distressed by debt ...