Economy

Contents of home of imprisoned racecar driver up for sale

Jun 13, 2019

The contents of the suburban Kansas City home of a pro racecar driver imprisoned for running an illegal $2 billion payday loan operation are going up for sale later this month as the government recovers assets to pay back cheated consumers

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall for the 2nd day in a row

Jun 12, 2019

Stocks are ending lower for the second day straight, dragged down by losses in technology companies and banks.

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted

Jun 12, 2019

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted

Yemeni rebels hit Saudi airport as Japanese PM heads to Iran

Jun 12, 2019

Ahead of Japan prime minister's historic visit to Iran, Yemen's Iran-aligned rebels target Saudi airport

US gift to China questions enforcement of N. Korea sanctions

Jun 11, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan recently presented his Chinese counterpart with a book of photos and satellite images of North Korean ships violating sanctions.

Biden and Trump head to Iowa in a potential 2020 preview

Jun 11, 2019

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to visit Iowa, where Biden plans to criticize Trump's economic policy

US employers hired a record number of people in April

Jun 10, 2019

US employers hired 5.9 million people in April, highest on records dating to 2000

Trump: 'Good chance' now for tariff deal with Mexico

Jun 7, 2019

Trump tweets "there is a good chance" the U.S. will strike a deal with Mexico to avert the tariffs he's threatened to impose Monday

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as rate cut looks more likely

Jun 7, 2019

Stocks are closing higher Friday as a lackluster report on hiring increases the odds the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in the coming months.

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April

Jun 7, 2019

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April, best showing in 5 months, as credit cards rebound