Economy

Facebook and other big tech stocks rally as US indexes climb

Apr 26, 2018

US stocks are rising as a big gain for Facebook helps technology companies rally

UPS reports 15 percent rise in 1Q profit

Apr 26, 2018

United Parcel Service reports first-quarter profit rose 15 percent to $1.35 billion

The Latest: Arizona parent of 2 kids at camp backs teachers

Apr 26, 2018

At least 20 children with no school Thursday because of an Arizona teacher walkout played in the game room and gym of a Salvation Army community center providing a special day camp in Phoenix

GM 1Q earnings fall 60 percent, triggering stock slide

Apr 26, 2018

General Motors' first-quarter net income fell 60 percent from a year ago, and its shares fell even though the numbers beat Wall Street estimates

US mortgage rates highest since 2013; 30-year at 4.58 pct.

Apr 26, 2018

US mortgage rates climbed again to highest level in 4 years

US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March

Apr 26, 2018

US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March but key investment category declines

Thousands of teachers in Arizona, Colorado to protest

Apr 26, 2018

As many as 50,000 teachers plan to take part in an unprecedented walkout Thursday that closed most of Arizona's public schools

Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

Apr 25, 2018

President Donald Trump has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations worldwide

Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stock indexes

Apr 25, 2018

It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as large-company stocks eked out modest gains but smaller ones ended lower after a wobbly day of trading.

US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shell

Apr 24, 2018

The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie

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