Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks extend losses on Wall Street

Oct 8, 2019

Stocks are ending lower on Wall Street as tensions rachet up again between the U.S. and China just before the two sides are set to meet again to discuss trade.

APNewsBreak: Wisconsin GOP to let disabled lawmaker call in

Oct 8, 2019

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly intend to change their rules to allow a paralyzed Democratic lawmaker to phone into committee meetings he can't attend in person

Fed's odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

Oct 8, 2019

The Fed's odd dilemma: Ultra-low unemployment and inflation but pressure to do more

Legos lying around? Toy maker tests way to recycle bricks

Oct 8, 2019

Lego, looking to keep its plastic bricks out of the trash, is testing a way for customers to ship their pieces away and get them into the hands of other kids

Facebook to settle advertiser lawsuit for $40 million

Oct 8, 2019

Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos

Budget office estimates US deficit just under $1 trillion

Oct 7, 2019

The U.S. government ran a budget deficit of just under $1 trillion in the just-closed fiscal year

US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

Oct 7, 2019

The United States and Japan have signed a limited trade agreement, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when President Donald Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office

The Latest: Appeals court blocks Trump tax return release

Oct 7, 2019

An appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns to New York State investigators

Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines went into records after crash

Oct 7, 2019

AP Exclusive: Ethiopian Airlines' former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint that the carrier went into maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he contends was part of a pattern of corruption

Judge rejects Trump challenge to release of his tax returns

Oct 7, 2019

A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York City prosecutors for use in a criminal investigation