Economy

Stocks shrug off an early slide and turn higher, led by tech

May 15, 2019

Stocks shook off an early slump and marched higher in afternoon trading, led by solid gains in Microsoft, Facebook and Google

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks, banks lead US indexes lower

May 15, 2019

Stocks are pulling back in early trading led by declines in banks and technology companies. Banks were coming under pressure early Wednesday as bond yields fell sharply.

Macy's tops 1Q estimates and comparable sales

May 15, 2019

Macy's digital transformation goes on, fueling another quarter of rising comparable store sales

Trump pushes 'America First energy policy' on Louisiana trip

May 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is showcasing his 'America First energy policy' during a trip to Louisiana

Democratic contenders face economic challenge in Wisconsin

May 14, 2019

Democrats' challenge in 2020 may be especially difficult in Wisconsin, a toss-up state that has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink as trade war escalates

May 13, 2019

Stocks are plunging on Wall Street after China announced retaliatory tariffs against goods from the United States

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs

May 12, 2019

The president's chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over tariff hikes, after talks in Washington ended without a trade deal

US-China talks break up after US raises tariffs

May 11, 2019

US-China talks break up with no deal after Trump hikes tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

The Latest: US preparing more tariffs on Chinese products

May 10, 2019

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products that aren't already facing import taxes

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families

May 10, 2019

Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing

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