Economy

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut

Jun 17, 2019

Fed is expected to leave rates alone but to signal willingness to ease credit to aid economy

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Jun 17, 2019

Heiress, designer and romantic Gloria Vanderbilt has died at age 95.

Markets Right Now: Stocks are off to a mixed start

Jun 17, 2019

Stocks are getting off to a mostly higher start on Wall Street as the market comes off two weeks of gains.

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

Jun 17, 2019

US companies have a message for Trump: Don't expand the tariffs on Chinese goods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges facts on economy, 2020 voting

Jun 17, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: With an eye toward his 2020 campaign, Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and complaints about a race unfairly tilted against him

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

Jun 15, 2019

Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed over rates

Jun 14, 2019

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed Chairman Powell over interest rate policy

US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tanker

Jun 14, 2019

US military releases video it says shows Iran removing unexploded mine from targeted tanker; Iran denies involvement

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics

Jun 14, 2019

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics

911 upgrade could cost Californians despite budget surplus

Jun 13, 2019

California lawmakers have approved a $215 billion state budget that would spend more on health care and education, bolster the state's top firefighting agency following devastating wildfire seasons, and boost state reserves