Economy

Russian ex-minister on trial lays the blame on Putin ally

Aug 16, 2017

A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up

Vietnam fires vice trade minister amid graft crackdown

Aug 16, 2017

Vietnam's vice trade minister has been fired for alleged wrongdoing as the ruling Communist Party widened its crackdown on corruption

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

Aug 15, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into the business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel after his equivocal reaction to violent racial clashes in Virginia

Pence praises Argentina as model for Latin America

Aug 15, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence praised Argentine President Mauricio Macri's "bold reform agenda" Tuesday, hailing the country as a model for the region, in contrast to the downward spiral of Venezuela.

The Latest: Pence tells Latin America the US still cares

Aug 15, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is praising Argentina as a model for the region, in contrast to the downward spiral of Venezuela.

Correction: Economy-Jobs Report story

Aug 15, 2017

Correction: Economy-Jobs Report story

Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin

Aug 15, 2017

Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin after months of harsh rhetoric

In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not

Aug 15, 2017

US manufacturing faces a new jobs challenge: Not enough qualified workers for increasing automation and advanced technology

Markets Right Now: Plunging retailers pull stocks lower

Aug 15, 2017

Stocks are ending mostly lower after several retailers released disappointing results and outlooks.

Congress leader says Brazil gov't lacks votes to pass reform

Aug 15, 2017

The president of Brazil's Lower House has declared the government does not have enough support in Congress to pass the reform to the social security system

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