Economy

Solid US jobs report could allay fears of weakening economy

Jun 7, 2019

A solid US jobs report could allay fears of weakening economy

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times

Jun 7, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times

VP Pence touts trade pact benefits in Pennsylvania stop

Jun 7, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence has dropped in on the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, where he toured a robotics maker and urged Congress to pass a new trade pact with Canada and Mexico

The Latest: Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday

Jun 6, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off U.S. tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration over the southern border

Markets Right Now: Stocks post 3rd straight day of gains

Jun 6, 2019

Stocks are rising for a third straight day as investors hope U.S. and Mexican officials can reach a deal that avoids tariffs on goods from Mexico.

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce

Jun 6, 2019

A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at age 65, a trend some younger workers aren't particularly thrilled to see

US trade deficit smaller in April, but gap with China grew

Jun 6, 2019

US trade deficit shrinks 2.1% to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China grows

The Latest: Trump meets Macron in France

Jun 6, 2019

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are meeting in Caen on the northern coast of France not far from the Normandy American Cemetery where they marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Lawsuit: Drugmaker improperly used charity to pay kickbacks

Jun 6, 2019

Federal prosecutors say a pharmaceutical firm improperly used a charity to pay kickbacks that subsidized Medicare patients' copayment obligations, allowing the firm to keep raising prices for the drug

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan

Jun 6, 2019

President Donald Trump says high-stakes talks with Mexico to reduce the flow of illegal migrants across the southern border have failed to yield enough progress so far to stave off his threatened tariffs