Economy

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure

May 21, 2019

President Donald Trump says Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation's infrastructure

Land deals, incentives OK'd for new auto plant in Detroit

May 21, 2019

Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's eastside and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another

Markets Right Now: Stocks close lower as chipmakers slump

May 20, 2019

A sell-off in shares of chipmakers is pushing U.S. stocks lower at midday on Wall Street Monday

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan

May 19, 2019

US to roll out opening phase of Mideast peace plan in Bahrain next month at a forum on economic benefits to region

Trump's 'great patriot' farmers follow him into a trade war

May 19, 2019

While the prolonged trade fight with China has been devastating to an already-struggling agriculture industry, there's little indication Trump is paying a political price

The Latest: Mexico industry group hails tariff agreement

May 17, 2019

Mexico's National Chamber of the Iron and Steel Industry is congratulating the country's officials on the agreement reached with the United States on ending steel and aluminum tariffs

Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower Friday

May 17, 2019

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Friday as investors again worry whether the U.S. and China can settle their dispute over trade

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

May 17, 2019

Easing tensions with allies, Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Stocks flip flop as market's trade-war spin cycle continues

May 17, 2019

Stocks flopped on Friday, and investors herded into the safety of bonds after the market's reading on the U.S.-China trade war flipped back to worry

Dems push bill on health care, drug prices through House

May 17, 2019

Democrats have pushed legislation buttressing the 2010 health care law and curbing prescription drug prices through the House

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