Economy

The Latest: Regulation on Facebook currency is likely

Jun 18, 2019

One regulatory expert believes Facebook's new currency will "almost surely" fall under U.S. regulation adopted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Charitable giving by individual Americans drops in 2018

Jun 18, 2019

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffers its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09; one factor is a Republican-backed change in tax policy

Oregon tackles climate change with cap-and-trade proposal

Jun 17, 2019

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program

US stocks edge higher after 2 weeks of gains

Jun 17, 2019

U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading on Wall Street following two weeks of gains.

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut

Jun 17, 2019

Fed is expected to leave rates alone but to signal willingness to ease credit to aid economy

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Jun 17, 2019

Heiress, designer and romantic Gloria Vanderbilt has died at age 95.

Markets Right Now: Stocks are off to a mixed start

Jun 17, 2019

Stocks are getting off to a mostly higher start on Wall Street as the market comes off two weeks of gains.

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

Jun 17, 2019

US companies have a message for Trump: Don't expand the tariffs on Chinese goods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges facts on economy, 2020 voting

Jun 17, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: With an eye toward his 2020 campaign, Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and complaints about a race unfairly tilted against him

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

Jun 15, 2019

Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union