Economy

Trump weighs next move on border wall as shutdown looms

Dec 15, 2018

Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's border, but you wouldn't know it by the schedule

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

Dec 15, 2018

China suspends tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Dec 14, 2018

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers

Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

Dec 14, 2018

Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street, shaving 496 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as traders worry about signs of weaker economic growth in China and Europe

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Dec 14, 2018

Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the health of the global economy

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

Dec 14, 2018

Wall Street ended the week on a sour note as the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since April. The benchmark index is now down almost 3 percent for the year.

Farmers buoyed but cautious as China resumes buying soybeans

Dec 14, 2018

The resumption of soybean sales to China is encouraging to American farmers who have seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the Asian country

Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

Dec 14, 2018

China's detentions of Canadians worries executives, raises doubts about commitment to reform

Dow drops 500 as traders worry about slowing economic growth in China, disarray surrounding Britain's plans to exit EU

Dec 14, 2018

Dow drops 500 as traders worry about slowing economic growth in China, disarray surrounding Britain's plans to exit EU

Trump asserts China's economy feeling his tariff pressure

Dec 14, 2018

President Donald Trump says China's economy is feeling the pressure of his tariffs, and he thinks a "big and very comprehensive deal" could happen

Weather, 20 December
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