The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The early days of the federal government shutdown won’t slow the American economy much, but that could change if the impasse drags out.

Europe’s Central Bank, Lagging Its Counterparts, Faces Eventful 2018

With the central banks of the United States and Britain raising rates, the European Central Bank turns its attention to the year ahead and how fast it should roll back stimulus.