Economy

CEO Pay: When investors say "nay" on spiraling packages

May 24, 2019

Shareholders are still voting overwhelmingly in favor of big pay packages for CEOs, but there are more pockets of resistance eight years after "say on pay" became a mandatory exercise at annual meetings

US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April

May 24, 2019

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

May 24, 2019

Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the chasm between them and their workers, whose pay didn't rise as quickly

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets buckle

May 23, 2019

Trump administration prepares another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade wars

Stocks tumble on trade war anxiety; Dow falls 300 points

May 23, 2019

Stocks steepened their slide Thursday and are on pace for their third straight weekly loss

Stocks slide as market seesaws amid trade worries

May 22, 2019

U.S. stocks move broadly lower over tension in the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure

May 21, 2019

President Donald Trump says Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation's infrastructure

Land deals, incentives OK'd for new auto plant in Detroit

May 21, 2019

Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's eastside and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another

Markets Right Now: Stocks close lower as chipmakers slump

May 20, 2019

A sell-off in shares of chipmakers is pushing U.S. stocks lower at midday on Wall Street Monday

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan

May 19, 2019

US to roll out opening phase of Mideast peace plan in Bahrain next month at a forum on economic benefits to region

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