Economy

The Latest: German business supports EU stance on Brexit

Oct 20, 2017

Germany's main business group is supporting European Union leaders' refusal to move ahead immediately with talks on the future relationship with Britain

Europe's easy money taps to be tightened _ very slightly

Oct 20, 2017

The economy in the 19 countries that use the shared euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it's time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it will phase out its extraordinary stimulus measures

Global stocks get modest boost from US tax hopes

Oct 20, 2017

World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a budget resolution in the U.S. Senate stoked hopes that President Donald Trump's tax reform package will be enacted.

Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing

Oct 20, 2017

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in Adelaide as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

Oct 20, 2017

A new form of red-blooded Chinese nationalism has been channeled skillfully by President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping as he seeks to strengthen the party's role in Chinese life

George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

Oct 20, 2017

Author and film producer George R. R. Martin is wading into the politics of film-industry tax breaks while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.

Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

Oct 20, 2017

Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people and costing the world $4.6 trillion a year, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters

Shares of United Airlines tumble after 3Q financial report

Oct 19, 2017

United Airlines' stock takes a nosedive on forecast of weak pricing while CEO appeals for patience

Last-minute rebound lifts S&P 500, Dow edge to new highs

Oct 19, 2017

A last-minute surge nudged U.S. stocks indexes mostly higher Thursday, barely extending the market's winning streak and milestone-setting run

EU leaders to May: Match Brexit promises with real proposals

Oct 19, 2017

European Union leaders have told British Prime Minister Theresa May to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she wants to start discussing a future trade deal by December

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