Economy

3 men accused of trying to export drone parts to Hezbollah

Feb 16, 2018

A federal grand jury in Minnesota has indicted three people on charges that they conspired to export drone parts and technology to the Iranian-based Hezbollah militia in Lebanon

Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

Feb 16, 2018

Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise for the 6th straight day

Feb 16, 2018

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and are higher in midday trading, putting the market on track for its sixth gain in a row.

US home construction jumps 9.7 percent in January

Feb 16, 2018

US home construction jumps 9.7 percent last month to highest level since 2016

Of Mutual Interest: The reaction after the market's plunge

Feb 15, 2018

Tom Stringfellow of Frost Investment Advisors says investors don't seem to have altered their approach to the stock market all that much after the sharp drop at the beginning of this month.

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Feb 15, 2018

Technology companies climbed Thursday as stocks rose for the fifth day in a row

Markets Right Now: Tech leads stocks to 5th straight gain

Feb 15, 2018

A surge in marquee technology companies pushed stocks higher again on Wall Street, giving the market its fifth gain in a row. The Dow Jones industrials rose 300 points.

For builders, demand and economy up; so are interest rates

Feb 15, 2018

US homebuilders maintain an optimistic outlook as economy and demand grow

Energy drives US wholesale price up 0.4 percent in January

Feb 15, 2018

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in January, reflecting big jump in energy costs

Buffett's firm invests in drugmaker Teva, trims Phillips 66

Feb 15, 2018

Billionaire Warren Buffett's company revealed a new investment in Teva Pharmaceuticals and trimmed its holdings in oil refiner Phillips 66 by selling 35 million shares back to the company for $3.3 billion