Economy

Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Aug 19, 2017

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

Aug 19, 2017

President Donald Trump is losing another informal adviser: billionaire investor Carl Icahn

A sports rout on Wall Street

Aug 18, 2017

Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak

A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized

Aug 18, 2017

US stocks can't maintain a midday rally and finish lower as sporting goods companies sink following disappointing results from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes erase early losses

Aug 18, 2017

US stock indexes erase early losses and are mostly higher in midday trading.

11 US states added jobs in July

Aug 18, 2017

11 US states added jobs in July, unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in 2 states

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports

Aug 18, 2017

Furious Chinese businesspeople say Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest after the surprise move choked off the trade

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

Aug 18, 2017

The real revolution in North Korea is the rise of a new consumer culture

Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh

Aug 18, 2017

Asian shares slide, tracking big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil, deadly Spain attack

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

Aug 17, 2017

With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state