Economy

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

Aug 15, 2018

In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent in July as consumers spend more at auto dealers and restaurants

Aug 15, 2018

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent in July as consumers spend more at auto dealers and restaurants

How US Fed is unintentionally squeezing developing economies

Aug 15, 2018

How the US Fed is unintentionally squeezing Turkey and other developing economies

How US Fed is unintentionally squeezing developing economies

Aug 15, 2018

How the US Fed is unintentionally squeezing Turkey and other developing economies

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

Aug 14, 2018

Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies lead U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease

Markets Right Now: US stocks close broadly higher

Aug 14, 2018

U.S. stocks rallied as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. The gains helped the market recover most of its losses over the previous two days.

Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

Aug 14, 2018

Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year after bouncing back from a slow start to the year during the second quarter

Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

Aug 14, 2018

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday are urging an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

Bevin promotes Chinese partnership amid US trade dispute

Aug 14, 2018

The Chinese ambassador to the U.S. has met with Kentucky's Republican governor to discuss economic development opportunities amid a growing trade dispute between the world's largest economies

The Latest: Northeastern US, eastern Canada leaders meet

Aug 13, 2018

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada are calling for an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.