Economy

Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower as insurers fall

Apr 17, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes are closing lower as losses by health care companies outweigh gains elsewhere in the market

To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999

Apr 17, 2019

The stock market's dizzying drop last year and rapid recovery this year remind are reminiscent of the market's moves two decades ago

US trade deficit narrows to $49.4 billion in February

Apr 17, 2019

US trade deficit falls 3.4% in February to $49.4 billion; goods gap with China narrows

US to allow lawsuits over properties seized by Castro's Cuba

Apr 17, 2019

Trump administration to allow lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after Cuba's 1959 revolution

Trump to allow lawsuits over US properties seized in Cuba

Apr 16, 2019

The Trump administration is poised to step up pressure on Cuba by allowing lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after the island's 1959 revolution

Sprint, T-Mobile shares dive after WSJ casts doubt on deal

Apr 16, 2019

Sprint and T-Mobile shares are diving after a Wall Street Journal report has cast doubt on the likelihood of government approval of their $26.5 billion deal

Markets Right Now: Stocks post modest gains on Wall Street

Apr 16, 2019

Stocks edged higher on Wall Street, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Banks and technology companies rose the most, while health care stocks closed broadly lower.

US industrial production slipped 0.1% in March

Apr 16, 2019

Fed: US industrial production slipped 0.1% in March, pulled down by drop in mining output

Trump seeks mileage for tax cuts at truck company appearance

Apr 15, 2019

President Donald Trump played up the benefits of his tax cuts on Monday's tax filing day, trying to score political points in a state where he aims to turn a narrow defeat in the 2016 presidential race into a victory in his re-election bid next year

Mnuchin says Fed independence is important globally

Apr 15, 2019

Mnuchin says Fed independence is important globally but won't comment on Trump tweet