Economy

The Latest: Business group may take legal action vs tariffs

May 31, 2019

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it's looking into possible legal action to block President Donald Trump from imposing a 5% tariff on imports from Mexico if the nation doesn't crack down on Central American immigrants trying to get into the United States

The Latest: Mexican leader warns against 'coercive measures'

May 31, 2019

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his foreign relations secretary will lead a delegation to see a negotiated solution to Trump's threat to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods if the country doesn't do more to slow migration

Trump administration makes move to replace NAFTA

May 30, 2019

The Trump administration has triggered the process for submitting to Congress a bill implementing the president's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico

Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower on Wall Street

May 28, 2019

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shift money into bonds

AP FACT CHECK: Trump promises not just the moon, but Mars

May 27, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump shrugs off hard trade realities as foolishness

Joining biking trails and bringing money to New England

May 26, 2019

Mountain bikers will get the chance to see much of New England this summer and help rural economies with a new initiative that brings together more than a half-dozen trail systems in three states and parts of Canada

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper

May 25, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump's selective accounting on the Russia probe and an odd slam on Biden

CEO Pay: When investors say "nay" on spiraling packages

May 24, 2019

Shareholders are still voting overwhelmingly in favor of big pay packages for CEOs, but there are more pockets of resistance eight years after "say on pay" became a mandatory exercise at annual meetings

US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April

May 24, 2019

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

May 24, 2019

Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the chasm between them and their workers, whose pay didn't rise as quickly

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