Economy

Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum import scheme

Jul 31, 2019

A Chinese billionaire has been charged in Los Angeles in a complex scheme to avoid $1.8 billion in aluminum tariffs

US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

Jul 31, 2019

The Trump administration says it will create way or Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada

The Latest: Trump weighs in on 2020 Democratic debate

Jul 31, 2019

President Donald Trump weighs in on 2020 Democratic debate, warns of 'economic sinkhole'

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

Jul 30, 2019

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve at end of Wednesday's meeting

Supporters say Hawaii telescope will bring jobs, knowledge

Jul 26, 2019

There are impassioned supporters of a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest mountain but they haven't received as much attention as the protesters blocking construction for a second week

T-Mobile's $26.5B Sprint deal OKed despite competition fears

Jul 26, 2019

U.S. regulators approve T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of rival Sprint

US presses WTO to stop lenient trade treatment of China

Jul 26, 2019

US pressures WTO to stop letting China, others get lax trade treatment by claiming 'developing' status

US stocks reach records following strong earnings

Jul 26, 2019

U.S. stock indexes climbed Friday following strong profit reports from Google's parent company, Twitter and other big companies. The S&P 500 was on track to close out its third winning week in the last four

US economy slowed to 2.1% growth rate in second quarter

Jul 26, 2019

US economy slows to 2.1% growth rate in Q2 as consumer rebound offset by rising trade deficit

2020 tests if Democrats can rely on multiracial coalition

Jul 26, 2019

The 2020 presidential campaign offers a critical test for Democrats of whether they can again rely on the multiracial coalition that helped propel Obama to the White House twice