Economics

The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
3:00pm
8.16.2017
Industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, official figures showed Monday.
by Pan Pylas, Associated Press
3:09pm
8.14.2017
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Hoping to capitalize on companies' desire for vacant land, Detroit is undertaking a land-mapping analysis to identify vacant and under-utilized parcels.
by Corey Williams, The Associated Press
10:03am
8.14.2017
Many economists reject the idea that trade is a zero-sum game in which the prize goes to countries that export more than they import.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
3:04pm
8.9.2017
Exports of goods and services rose 1.2 percent on higher foreign demand for American soybeans, computer accessories and other products.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
3:01pm
8.7.2017
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The Mexican Economy Secretary said Mexico would be willing to put stronger labor and environmental guarantees in the text of NAFTA.
by The Associated Press
10:05am
8.4.2017
Key indicators in the nation's manufacturing sector slowed slightly last month but remained overwhelmingly positive.
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2:57pm
8.2.2017
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Detroit's "Big Three" automakers each reported slower sales last month amid projections that the domestic market will fall short of last year's record pace.
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10:35am
8.2.2017
Business leaders said economic conditions worsened last month but should pick up in nine Midwestern and Plains states.
by The Associated Press
2:52pm
8.1.2017
The economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by a surge in consumer spending.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
1:51pm
7.28.2017
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Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods posted the biggest gain in nearly three years last month.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:49pm
7.27.2017
The Fed noted that inflation has stayed undesirably low even though the job market keeps strengthening.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:45pm
7.26.2017
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Consumers' views on current conditions hit the highest level since July 2001, while expectations for the future rebounded after a slight dip in June.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
3:02pm
7.25.2017
While some manufacturing jobs have been lost in recent decades, the productivity of the U.S. manufacturing sector has actually increased substantially.
by Cutting Tool Engineering
10:02am
7.25.2017
Unless inflation picks up, some analysts foresee no further rate increase this year.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:56pm
7.24.2017
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U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in May, while sales fell by the largest amount in 10 months.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:42pm
7.17.2017
Manufacturing in New York state grew for a second month in July but at a much slower pace.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
9:36am
7.17.2017
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Manufacturers churned out more cars, appliances and furniture, a reassuring sign for U.S. industry.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
1:23pm
7.14.2017
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy expanded in 10 of its 12 districts in late May and June.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:23pm
7.12.2017
Campbell officials said that the 30-year-old company is a pioneer in the rapidly growing organic sector.
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11:04am
7.11.2017
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Exports rose modestly to $192 billion due to growing shipments of cars and consumer goods, including cellphones.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:57pm
7.6.2017
The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that factory orders declined 0.8 percent in May, the biggest drop since last November.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
3:09pm
7.5.2017
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The already embattled coal industry could be in for more bad news due to policy changes by the world's top coal producer.
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10:24am
7.5.2017
Analysts remain confident that consumers will be eager to spend their savings and higher incomes this summer.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:12pm
6.30.2017
The U.S. economy got off to a lackluster start during the first three months of 2017, though it enjoyed more momentum than earlier estimates indicated.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
2:44pm
6.29.2017
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The International Monetary Fund cited uncertainties surrounding President Trump's plans to boost economic growth.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:40pm
6.27.2017
U.S. manufacturing production has slowed after a solid start to the year.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
9:57am
6.26.2017
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Evaluating current trade agreements, even those that don’t involve where you live or directly do business, may uncover new international opportunities.
by Bill Ansley
2:54pm
6.23.2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit.
by Geir Moulson, Associated Press
2:52pm
6.20.2017
The chief US economist at Oxford Economics explains the consequences the country could face if Trump pulls out of the agreement.
by Business Insider
10:42am
6.19.2017
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