With 'America First,' some foreign companies in the U.S. fear Trump is putting them last

Fiber technicians Shane Norris, left, and Charles Holland, right, work in the factory at DSM Dyneema in Greenville, N.C., on July 22. (Eamon Queeney for The Washington Post)

Any erosion in foreign direct investment would come when total business spending is already falling.

Popeyes Chicken sandwich as an economic indicator

If there's a new chicken sandwich king, we can thank the strong consumer economy.

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Is online shoe-buying bad for kids’ feet? And is that metal measuring device strictly necessary?

Another aid for parents worried about getting the right fit: the booming sneaker trend.

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit focused on world economy

President Donald Trump smiles while speaking during a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for former NBA basketball player and coach Bob Cousy, of the Boston Celtics, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit by discussing the global economy

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz gives thumbs-up to Norwich business growth

Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, left, listens to Atlantic City Linen Service Chief Administrative Officer Daniel Goldberg explain the operation Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at the commercial laundry service in the Norwich Business Park. State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, and plant general manager Musalam Camasta, center, look on. Bysiewicz toured the facility following a visit to several downtown Norwich businesses. (Claire Bessette/The Day)

Bysiewicz toured downtown Norwich businesses and the Atlantic City Linen Service commercial laundry facility in the Norwich Business Park on Wednesday.