Economy

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on trade talk hopes

Sep 12, 2019

Stocks are rising early on Wall Street Thursday as the U.S. and China made what could be considered goodwill gestures ahead of upcoming talks about their trade dispute.

Trump ousts hawkish Bolton, dissenter on foreign policy

Sep 10, 2019

President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House

Trump's North Carolina rally to be a test for his clout, GOP

Sep 9, 2019

President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina will be more than just a measure of his clout in trying to elect a Republican to a key House seat

Markets Right Now: A mixed finish for stocks on Wall Street

Sep 9, 2019

Major stock indexes turned in a mixed finish on Wall Street as large companies gave up early gains but smaller companies rose broadly.

Banks, AT&T push US stocks broadly higher in morning trading

Sep 9, 2019

Stocks edged higher in morning trading Monday as rising bond yields lifted banks and AT&T led gains in the communications sector

US trade gap fell 2.7% in July including the gap with China

Sep 4, 2019

US trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China

In escalating trade war, US consumers may see higher prices

Sep 1, 2019

Americans are facing potentially higher prices for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items now that the U.S. and China have put in place their latest tariff increases on each other's goods

TVs to shoes: This time consumers face pain of Trump tariffs

Aug 30, 2019

TVs to shoes: Spared no longer, US consumers this time face pain from Trump's China tariffs

US economy grew at a moderate 2% annual rate last quarter

Aug 29, 2019

US economy grows at moderate 2% rate in second quarter, lower than initial estimate of 2.1% GDP growth

Eco search engine sees surge in downloads as Amazon burns

Aug 28, 2019

Can you save the rainforest from your desk?