Economy

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

Aug 16, 2018

Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month

Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Aug 16, 2018

Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent

July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

Aug 16, 2018

US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

Aug 15, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and aides take unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

Aug 15, 2018

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies

Aug 15, 2018

Fed's rate policy unintentionally pressures Turkey and other developing economies

Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble

Aug 15, 2018

Macy's rebound continues into the 2Q, but shares tumble

US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

Aug 15, 2018

US manufacturing output up 0.3 percent in July, though slowdown expected ahead

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

Aug 15, 2018

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

Aug 15, 2018

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell