Economy

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Jul 16, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

Jul 16, 2018

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions"

US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

Jul 16, 2018

US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic Americans spend more

Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

Jul 16, 2018

Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months

IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9 percent this year

Jul 16, 2018

IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about trade tensions

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe trip marked by inaccuracies

Jul 16, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: As Trump crisscrosses Europe, he leaves inaccurate statements in his wake

Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

Jul 16, 2018

Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months

C'est la vie: Canadians still visiting US despite trade flap

Jul 15, 2018

The United States and Canada may be engaged in an escalating trade war, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to be having an impact on tourism this summer

5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

Jul 15, 2018

Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe provocations and the facts

Jul 14, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump shook things up in Europe with statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements

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