Economy

The Latest: Tillerson says NK responsible for suffering

Jan 18, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea is responsible for the suffering of its people due to economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons

Asian shares advance after Wall Street rally; eyes on China

Jan 18, 2018

Asian shares advance as surging tech shares push Dow to record high

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

Jan 18, 2018

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality

Jan 18, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fraught relationship with facts marks his presidency

Judge rules for McClatchy officials accused of mismanagement

Jan 17, 2018

A California judge is siding with a former chief executive of the McClatchy newspaper chain and other company officials in a lawsuit alleging they mismanaged funds by buying a rival newspaper publisher and failing to diversify investments

Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

Jan 17, 2018

Democrats dig in on their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants

Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review

Jan 17, 2018

Acting director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls for review of entire structure and approach of federal government's consumer watchdog agency

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Jan 17, 2018

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer sees "very, very strong" sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government's doors open.

US withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. federal officials have temporarily held back a billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria

Markets Right Now: Dow has first close above 26,000 points

Jan 17, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000 points.

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