Economy

The Latest: Merkel says refugees 'central global question'

Jun 20, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the number of refugees worldwide is "simply unthinkable" and that people fleeing is "a central global question of our time"

Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

Jun 20, 2018

Stock markets are brushing off US-China trade tensions as investors focus on underlying strength of global economy

Asylum claims up in US , migration down in developed world

Jun 20, 2018

Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest countries

Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

Jun 20, 2018

A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

Jun 20, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders sideline trade tensions for encouraging housing data

FedEx profit rises on increase in volume, shipping rates

Jun 19, 2018

Higher rates, increase in deliveries and tax benefits help FedEx boost quarterly profit to $1.13 billion

GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

Jun 19, 2018

General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they would work

Jun 19, 2018

Trump's tariffs: What they are, what they're supposed to do and whether they're likely to work

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Jun 19, 2018

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China, raises risk of damaging trade war

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh worries over trade

Jun 19, 2018

Stocks are closing lower Tuesday on fresh worries about a trade dispute between the U.S. and China

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