Economy

Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 22, 2019

Asian stocks retreat as caution sets in ahead of US-China talks in Beijing

Venezuela is key topic between Trump and Caribbean leaders

Mar 22, 2019

President Donald Trump invited the leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and St. Lucia to his affluent Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida to show his support for Caribbean countries that back democratic transition in Venezuela

Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

Mar 21, 2019

Trump blames Federal Reserve for holding back economic growth in 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Mar 21, 2019

Technology companies powered a broad rally for U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak

The Latest: Levi Strauss public again, stock surges

Mar 21, 2019

Levi Strauss stock opens up 31 percent at $22.22 as the jean maker goes public again

Markets Right Now: Tech leads US stocks broadly higher

Mar 21, 2019

The stock market shook off two days of sluggish trading and closed broadly higher, led by gains in Apple and other big technology companies.

Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

Mar 21, 2019

A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans

Consumers should soon see benefit of Fed's patience on rates

Mar 21, 2019

It was only a few months ago that interest rates were marching higher and bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors

Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

Mar 21, 2019

For American whiskey producers, their tariff-induced hangover became more painful in late 2018 when a downturn in exports accelerated, especially in the European Union _ the industry's biggest overseas market, an industry trade group said Thursday

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says Mueller appointment biased

Mar 21, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: President Trump attacks the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by falsely claiming it was biased and conflicted

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