Economy

Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive

Aug 20, 2018

Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

Aug 19, 2018

The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

Aug 17, 2018

US stocks rise at the finish of trading as investors hope for more progress in trade talks between the US and China

The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

Aug 17, 2018

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, and the company's shares drop 9 percent

Markets Right Now: Stocks shake off wobbly start, end higher

Aug 17, 2018

The stock market shook off a wobbly start and ended broadly higher on hopes that China and the U.S. were making progress on resolving their trade dispute.

Tesla shares drop 6 percent after reports of widening SEC probe and amid questions of CEO Musk's ability to run company

Aug 17, 2018

Tesla shares drop 6 percent after reports of widening SEC probe and amid questions of CEO Musk's ability to run company

Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

Aug 17, 2018

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote

Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

Aug 16, 2018

Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating expectations for the second quarter

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close sharply higher

Aug 16, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following strong results from Walmart and signs of progress in defusing the trade dispute between China and the U.S.

Why markets are worried about suddenly cold Turkey

Aug 16, 2018

Why are investors around the world so worried about Turkey's economy, when it's smaller than Florida's