Economy

US stocks mostly fall in wobbly trading as costs, rates rise

Apr 25, 2018

U.S. stocks are mostly lower in wobbly trading and other global indexes are also down as investors worry about the combination of rising costs for businesses and higher interest rates

Markets Right Now: Stocks move lower in midday trading

Apr 25, 2018

Major U.S. stock indexes are lower in midday trading as investors worry that growing costs for critical materials along with rising interest rates will slow down the economy.

US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shell

Apr 24, 2018

The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie

Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

Apr 24, 2018

President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions

Markets Right Now: Big tech, industrials lead stocks lower

Apr 24, 2018

Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street as big technology and industrial companies take heavy losses.

Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall

Apr 24, 2018

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is warning bankers that legislation rolling back financial rules put in place after the 2008 economic crisis could stall

Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow Jones industrial average down 600 points

Apr 24, 2018

Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow Jones industrial average down 600 points

Consumer watchdog becomes alphabet soup of controversy

Apr 24, 2018

Under its acting director Mick Mulvaney, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau increasingly has been pushing publicly to have it referred to as the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" by lawmakers and the media, in an effort to rebrand the bureau

Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

Apr 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are risking jobs and profits in working-class areas where he won strong support during the 2016 election

US sales of new homes shot up 4 percent in March

Apr 24, 2018

Sales of new US homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West