Economy

China joins 20 most innovative economies, US falls to No. 6

Jul 11, 2018

A new report says China has joined the world's top 20 most innovative economies for the first time while the United States has fallen out of the five top-ranked countries

Stuck in trade war, US and China face uncertain path to deal

Jul 10, 2018

Who blinks first? US and China face an uncertain path to peace in their trade war

American workers' willingness to quit hits 17-year high

Jul 10, 2018

American workers' willingness to quit hits 17-year high, while job openings slip

Markets Right Now: Energy companies lead early stock gains

Jul 10, 2018

Energy and industrial companies are leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street following three straight days of gains for the market.

Rent a tent: Startup matches landowners with campers

Jul 10, 2018

A land-sharing startup called Tentrr matches landowners looking for extra cash with vacationers yearning for solitude under the stars

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks broadly higher

Jul 9, 2018

Stocks posted solid gains on Wall Street as traders looked ahead to what many expect will be strong second-quarter earnings from U.S. companies.

US consumer borrowing up $24 billion in May

Jul 9, 2018

US consumer borrowing up $24 billion in May, boosted by big increase in credit card borrowing

Ex-ITT executives agree to settlements with SEC

Jul 9, 2018

The former CEO of the parent company of for-profit ITT Technical Institute has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the company's management of hiding from investors the rapidly eroding financial condition of the now-defunct firm

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off base on energy, court case, more

Jul 9, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump gloats about court case, energy independence and more, but the facts don't back him up

Appalachian region looks to Asia to revive economic hopes

Jul 8, 2018

A slice of Appalachia along the Ohio River still struggling with the loss of manufacturing jobs from decades ago is looking to Asia to revive the region's fortunes

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