Economy

Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

Apr 24, 2018

US home prices post a robust 6.3 percent gain in February as buyers fight over shrinking supply

Appeals court sides with states over fuel economy standards

Apr 23, 2018

An appeals court says the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards

US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

Apr 23, 2018

Stocks finish mostly lower as technology companies slip and health care companies rise

Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower after early gain fades

Apr 23, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street after an early gain faded away.

Rivals see opening in Dominion Energy's political success

Apr 23, 2018

Dominion Energy's political prowess in Virginia is being cheered by unlikely sources: its would-be competitors

US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

Apr 23, 2018

US sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March to sturdy annual rate of 5.6 million

US sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March to sturdy annual rate of 5.6 million

Apr 23, 2018

US sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March to sturdy annual rate of 5.6 million

Swiss bank UBS sees profits rise, is confident on economy

Apr 23, 2018

Swiss bank UBS is reporting its net profit jumped 19 percent in the first quarter, saying "momentum is good" amid sharp upswings in wealth management and investment banking profits

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts NKorea aim to 'denuclearize'

Apr 23, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his aides are leaving a false impression about the extent of North Korea's plans to give up its nuclear weapons

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

Apr 23, 2018

Survey: Business economists' outlook is sunny but not because of Trump tax cuts