Economy

Markets Right Now: Stocks led lower by banks

Apr 15, 2019

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as banks lead S&P 500 to third loss in three weeks

Trump speaks with Jimmy Carter about China trade

Apr 15, 2019

President Donald Trump spoke Saturday with former President Jimmy Carter about his China policies and "numerous other topics."

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Apr 15, 2019

Some people in the labor movement are expressing concerns about whether 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are focused on the issues they care most about, such as kitchen table economics

World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks, earnings

Apr 15, 2019

World stocks are mostly higher after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, but without giving a timeline

AP FACT CHECK: Trump camp suggests AG found illegal spying

Apr 15, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's campaign puts words in the mouth of Attorney General William Barr and seeks to raise money in doing so

Asian shares advance on US-China trade hopes

Apr 15, 2019

Asian markets advance on signs that the U.S. and China are closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations

GOP states discover a tax hike they have to like: for roads

Apr 14, 2019

After passing waves of tax cuts in recent years, some Republican-dominated states decide it's time to make a big exception _ pushing for tax increases to fix roads that are crumbling from years of neglect

Finance officials pledge cooperation, but tensions persist

Apr 14, 2019

Global finance officials are pledging closer cooperation in efforts to lift the world economy out its current slowdown

AP FACT CHECK: Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't

Apr 13, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't, and other flips and faux pas from the president

Leading finance officials acknowledge global slowdown

Apr 12, 2019

Finance officials from the world's major powers acknowledged Friday that the global economy is in a slowdown