Economy

US consumer prices rose 0.3% on higher gas, housing costs

May 10, 2019

US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs

Escalation in Trump tariffs looms over US-China trade talks

May 10, 2019

The United States and China to resume talks to try to back off an escalating trade war

The Latest: China trade envoy hoping for rational talks

May 10, 2019

China's chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington says he came "with sincerity" and said more tariff hikes is "not a solution to the problem."

Uber to give its market value a lift in stock market debut

May 10, 2019

Uber looking to lift its market value even higher in stock market debut

Burned before, US pushes for way to enforce China trade deal

May 10, 2019

Burned before, US insists on a trade deal with China that can be enforced

Carolina Panthers offered $120M to move practice field to SC

May 9, 2019

The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers

May 9, 2019

A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to catch a ride, highlighting the challenges in launching a labor movement from scratch in such a disparate industry

New analysis: Trump deficits worse than promised

May 9, 2019

A new nonpartisan analysis says President Trump's budget plan would produce significantly larger budget deficits than promised when it was released in March, mostly because its estimates of economic growth are too rosy

Trump: Trade deal was close, but China tried to renegotiate

May 9, 2019

President Donald Trump says the United States was close to a trade deal with China, but then China tried to renegotiate

AP Was There: US celebrates 1869 railroad completion

May 9, 2019

AP Was There: 1869 completion of Transcontinental Railroad ushered in new era in US

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