Patricia Sabga

Patricia Sabga

Patricia Sabga is an economics and global affairs journalist based in New York.

Europe

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Economists say many issues currently plaguing Europe are rooted in policies that pushed citizens to the financial brink.

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

OPEC

Qatar quits OPEC as Saudis walk tightrope on oil prices

Doha's announced withdrawal from OPEC comes at a critical juncture for the cartel and its de facto leader.

Qatar quits OPEC as Saudis walk tightrope on oil prices

Business & Economy

Breakthrough, escalation or pause? Trump, Xi set to meet at G20

Trump says he's close to a trade deal with China but cautions that he doesn't know if he wants to do it.

Breakthrough, escalation or pause? Trump, Xi set to meet at G20

US Midterms 2018

The US economy is booming. It may not matter much to voters.

Why aren't Republicans poised to take better advantage of the thriving economy during Tuesday's midterm elections?

The US economy is booming. It may not matter much to voters.

Turkey

Turkey's economic endgame and the Khashoggi crisis

Ankara may use Khashoggi crisis to extract concessions from Saudi Arabia to ease pressure on its struggling economy.

Turkey's economic endgame and the Khashoggi crisis

Business & Economy

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Is Saudi Arabia too toxic for investors?

Businesses must decide if Saudi Arabia's account of journalist's killing is enough to continue doing business with them.

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Is Saudi Arabia too toxic for investors?

Immigration

How Trump's immigration policies could cost the economy

Deporting millions of undocumented workers will be a huge blow to the US economy and have a negative impact on growth.

How Trump's immigration policies could cost the economy

US & Canada

Why women marched on Washington

Women in Washington marched for policies that would benefit both women and men.

Why women marched on Washington

US Elections 2016

The economic insecurity behind Donald Trump's triumph

Dig into the data and you'll find a cauldron of economic insecurity that helps explain why many Americans voted for him.

The economic insecurity behind Donald Trump's triumph