Economy

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

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

Apr 22, 2018

US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions

Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

Apr 21, 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expresses cautious optimism for resolution of contentious trade fights

The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacity

Apr 21, 2018

World Bank approves $13 billion increase in its lending capacity tied to reforms

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey

Apr 21, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey; inflating expectations of a simpler tax season next time

Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

Apr 20, 2018

The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal

Markets Right Now: Slumping tech stocks weigh on US indexes

Apr 20, 2018

A slump in big technology stocks helped pull U.S. indexes lower on Wall Street, extending the market's modest losses from a day earlier.

The Latest: At finance meet, Germany opposes protectionism

Apr 20, 2018

The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade

Saudi women spend big on makeup, even if it's just a glimpse

Apr 20, 2018

In Saudi Arabia, where most women cover their faces and hair, makeup is wildly popular, especially if it's backed by a celebrity

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

Apr 20, 2018

There's more pessimism in America about relations with Russia, China and North Korea