Economy

Australian opposition party vows big surpluses if elected

May 10, 2019

Australia's opposition party has promised to deliver bigger budget surpluses if it wins elections next week, while the ruling coalition warned the policies would harm the economy

Stockpiling boosted UK economy ahead of initial Brexit date

May 10, 2019

The British economy expanded by a solid quarterly rate of 0.5% in the first three months of the year as firms geared up for the long-anticipated Brexit date

Voters to pick successor of Lithuania's popular 'Iron Lady'

May 10, 2019

Nine candidates are vying Sunday to follow Lithuania's popular President Dalia Grybauskaite as head of state

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."

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

May 10, 2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

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

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