Economy

US stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop

Nov 19, 2018

US stocks are falling as technology and internet companies take more losses and Amazon leads a steep drop among retailers as investors react to tensions between the US and China at a Pacific Rim conference

California utility shares rise as regulator calms investors

Nov 16, 2018

Shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. soared Friday after California's top utility regulator said his agency will help the company deal with potentially crippling liability costs from wildfires

Stocks have struggled in 2018. Bonds too. Oh, and gold.

Nov 15, 2018

Even the most balanced investors have gotten knocked on their heels this year

IMF executive board will meet in 'coming weeks' on Venezuela

Nov 15, 2018

The International Monetary Fund says its executive board will meet in the "coming weeks" to discuss the failure of the Venezuelan government to provide updated figures on its troubled economy

Former president of Mexico warns of US trade policy

Nov 13, 2018

A former president of Mexico warned of the possible consequences of U.S. trade policy during a lecture at Brown University in Rhode Island

US stocks edge mostly lower after a big post-election surge

Nov 8, 2018

US stocks are mostly lower Thursday as the market's big rally fades, and internet and technology companies are falling

With split Congress, prospect for economic deals looks dim

Nov 7, 2018

With a divided Congress, prospects for legislative breakthroughs on the economy look dim

With split Congress, prospect for economic deals looks dim

Nov 7, 2018

With a divided Congress, prospects for legislative breakthroughs on the economy look dim

US stocks surge after midterms; tech and health care jump

Nov 7, 2018

US stocks are climbing after the U.S. midterm results showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and Republicans keeping a majority in the Senate, an outcome that was widely expected

Markets Right Now: Wall Street looking at post-election gain

Nov 7, 2018

Wall Street is set to open higher Wednesday after the U.S. midterm elections lived up to expectations.

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