The US posted only modest job growth in March. Analysts think the disappointing figure may show employers are having difficulty finding skilled workers to fill open positions.
China's surplus with the United States has hit a fresh record, adding to the current trade conflict between the world's two largest economies. Beijing blamed the imbalance on structural problems in the US.
After China, the EU is now getting a taste of how it feels to be branded an unfair trading partner by the current US president. Nevertheless, Brussels is reluctant to join forces with Beijing, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Germany's "coal commission" is starting to plan how the country is to give up coal mining. But it's already under fire for prioritizing the economy over the environment.
The US economy is in excellent health. Unemployment is very low while consumer and business confidence is at record highs. Is Donald Trump a miracle worker, or is a darker vista waiting over the horizon?
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