Economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump brings Puerto Rico fiction to Florida

May 9, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: In hurricane-bitten Florida, Trump vastly overstates how much money Puerto Rico got for hurricane recovery; overstates income gains for racial groups

The Latest: Trump: Don't worry about US-China trade talks

May 9, 2019

President Donald Trump is telling supporters at his campaign rally in Florida not to worry about the trade talks the U.S. will be holding with China this week

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East

May 8, 2019

American officials: U.S. poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran

Trump's tariff hike menaces strong economy

May 8, 2019

Trump's tariff hike threatens strong economy, creates uncertainty for business

TV pitches for prescription drugs will have to include price

May 8, 2019

Government requires drugmakers to reveal prices of prescription medications in their TV ads

Senate confirms trio of Export-Import Bank officials

May 8, 2019

The Senate has confirmed a trio of nominees to the Export-Import Bank, reviving a U.S. agency that provides loans and other help to foreign buyers of U.S. exports

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

May 8, 2019

The United States is slapping new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran

Markets Right Now: US stocks turn mixed in midday trading

May 8, 2019

Stocks brushed off early losses and were mixed in midday trading as gains in industrial companies were offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

US files plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports

May 8, 2019

US files plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25%

Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

May 8, 2019

Trump putting his deal-making persona on the line with trade deals, injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House