Economy

Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

Apr 20, 2018

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

The Latest: Arizona House Democrats support walkout vote

Apr 20, 2018

Arizona House Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios released a statement supporting the planned teacher walkout.

US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

Apr 20, 2018

Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders

IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

Apr 19, 2018

IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy

Markets Right Now: First loss this week for US stocks

Apr 19, 2018

Stocks closed lower for the first time this week, weighed down by losses in technology and consumer products companies.

GOP leaders say tax cuts and budget are final priorities

Apr 19, 2018

As Iowa lawmakers look to wrap up the session, 2 major hurdles left are passing a budget and tax cuts

US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

Apr 19, 2018

The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Apr 19, 2018

Even as stock markets struggle around the world, investors are continuing to pour money into funds that invest in stocks from China, Brazil and other emerging economies

Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

Apr 19, 2018

Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Apr 19, 2018

Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'