Economics

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
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
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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
The Empire State index only measures sentiment in New York, but economists track it because it provides an early read on factory output nationwide.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
10:35am
6.16.2017
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U.S. manufacturing has shown some signs of life this year after almost no growth in 2015 and 2016.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
10:16am
6.15.2017
The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in six months.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:52pm
6.14.2017
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The Federal Reserve is set to raise short-term interest rates Wednesday for the third time in six months.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:55pm
6.13.2017
The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar after Prime Minister Theresa May failed to gain a stronger majority for Brexit talks.
by Carlo Piovano, Associated Press
10:33am
6.9.2017
Unlike some other economic measures, household wealth has fully recovered from the Great Recession and gone far beyond pre-recession levels.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
10:28am
6.9.2017
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U.S. legislators said that they sense the Mexican government wants to include the energy sector in a re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
by The Associated Press
3:27pm
6.6.2017
The trade gap climbed 5.2 percent in April as the politically sensitive gap with China registered a sharp increase.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:20pm
6.2.2017
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The nation's top automakers registered mixed sales numbers in May according to their latest monthly reports.
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10:10am
6.2.2017
The strong results underscored expectations that the economy is poised to rebound after a lackluster start to the year.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
3:05pm
5.30.2017
General Electric acknowledged this week that it will probably need to trim additional costs in order to reach its profit goals for the year.
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10:29am
5.26.2017
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Despite the April drop, American manufacturing has bounced back in recent months from a slump early last year.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
10:23am
5.26.2017
Two recent indexes showed some of the best numbers in the 19-nation Eurozone in decades.
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2:37pm
5.25.2017
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On Tuesday, the White House released the proposed budget for 2018, in which funding for several notable manufacturing programs be slashed or eliminated.
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11:16am
5.25.2017
Donald Trump's victory in November effectively ended efforts in Congress to pass the TPP.
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10:20am
5.23.2017
The administration's letter to congressional leaders starts 90 days of consultations with lawmakers over how to revamp the pact.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
3:18pm
5.18.2017
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Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and West Virginia are still short of pre-recession job levels by multiple measures.
by Jeff Amy, Associated Press
2:50pm
5.18.2017
Farmers' groups reportedly hope that new chemical breakthroughs could help ease the pressure of a years-long slump in crop prices.
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10:17am
5.17.2017
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Factory production has risen three of four months this year.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
10:05am
5.16.2017
New Zealand became the second nation after Japan to ratify a deal that will need changes after the U.S. pulled out.
by The Associated Press
9:55am
5.12.2017
The Canadian Prime Minister indicated he would consider restricting U.S. coal shipments in the wake of tariffs imposed on Canadian lumber.
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10:38am
5.10.2017
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Kushner's role has sparked a cross-border game of telephone and conflicting accounts about who called who first.
by Julie Pace & Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
2:53pm
5.9.2017
German factory orders rose 1 percent in March after a solid 3.5 percent increase in February, in a sign of strength from Europe's largest economy.
by The Associated Press
10:05am
5.8.2017
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Monsanto terminated an agreement to sell a high-tech agricultural equipment business amid opposition from federal antitrust regulators.
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10:30am
5.5.2017
The deficit narrowed to the lowest level since October, but the politically sensitive trade gap with China rose.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:54pm
5.4.2017
The weak performance had been expected given that overall output slowed in the first quarter.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:35pm
5.4.2017
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