Economy

NY state approves $1.3 billion arena project for Islanders

Aug 9, 2019

The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build a 19,000-seat arena for the New York Islanders hockey team at Belmont Park

Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown

Aug 7, 2019

U.S. stocks slide as central banks around the world cut rates and stoke fear that the U.S.-China trade war will damage global economic growth.

Union: Mulvaney comments confirm agency moves meant to cut

Aug 6, 2019

A federal employees union says recent comments by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirm the Trump administration's "grand strategy" to cut the federal workforce by relocating agency offices out of Washington

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump counterpunch

Aug 3, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump's counterpunches under scrutiny

Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

Aug 3, 2019

Nineteen Democrats hoping to be the next president have arrived in Nevada seeking support from labor unions in the early voting state

Markets Right Now: Trade worries knock stocks lower again

Aug 2, 2019

Stocks are closing out their worst week of the year as traders worry that President Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China could damage the economy.

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

Aug 2, 2019

The packed field of Democratic presidential are set to descend this weekend on swing-state Nevada, where they'll be pressed by union members on kitchen-table issues, like the economy, education and retirement

Nuke plants' rescue jolts conservatives, environmentalists

Aug 2, 2019

A financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants and two coal-fired plants has infuriated environmentalists and conservatives

Trump says he'll put 10% tariffs on remaining China imports

Aug 2, 2019

President Donald Trump says he will apply a 10% tariff on about $300 billion of Chinese goods

The Latest: China's foreign minister criticizes US tariffs

Aug 2, 2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized President Donald Trump's proposed tariff hike

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