Economy

Democrats led by Pelosi, Schumer and Warren roll out their 2018 economic platform titled "A Better Deal."
Posted: July 24, 2017, 6:54 pm
The National Association of Realtors said existing home sales dropped 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.52 million units last month.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 2:40 pm
Small business owners often resent the cost and regulatory burden of complying with the health-care law, N>Y. Times reports.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 2:17 pm
As Trump strains the justice system and upends American commitments, the president poses two kinds of risks.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 11:51 am
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will begin talks with Britain Trade Secretary Liam Fox for a new trade deal.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 11:36 am
Tax-free holidays can be a bargain if you shop wisely.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:27 pm
Leading indicators increased in June, beating expectations and pointing to an improving economic outlook.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:54 pm
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected, suggesting another month of strong job growth.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:29 pm
The bond guru is warning about looming interest rate increases and the damage they can do to a debt-laden economy.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 1:09 pm
BlackRock's Rick Rieder says the new Fed chair's transition will be normal.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 1:08 pm
The median home value in June surpassed $200,000, up 7 percent from a year ago, according to Zillow.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:00 pm
Seattle passed a new income tax on households earnings more than $500,000, prompting the state's Republicans to revolt.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:39 pm
The first round of talks revamping NAFTA will be Aug. 16-20 in Washington.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:02 pm
Trump administration officials want U.S. companies to have more access to China's economy.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:53 pm
U.S., Mexican and Canadian trade officials plan to hold seven rounds of talks to wrap up renegotiation of the NAFTA.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:49 pm
Most of the Republican Party is populated by die-hard free traders who wouldn’t be fans of a new version of NAFTA, Vox reports.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:45 pm
U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in June after declining for three straight months.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:30 pm
Refinance applications surged 13 percent last week, even as mortgage rates remained steady.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:00 am
U.S. import prices fell for a second straight month in June amid further declines in the cost of petroleum products.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 3:54 pm
Congressional Republicans have yet to enact a single piece of major legislation, Vox reports.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 2:11 pm
Morgan Stanley Asia's former chairman, Stephen Roach, debunks China "doomsday" scenarios.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 2:00 pm
The jump in international purchases follows a year-ago retreat and comes as a surprise, given the current strength of the U.S. dollar.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 2:00 pm
Homebuilder confidence falls sharply due partly to fears over rising material costs.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 2:00 pm
The House Budget Committee unveils a plan that would boost defense funding but dramatically reshape social programs.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 12:20 pm
A private sector advisory group is calling for TPP language to be included in the NAFTA renegotiation.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 6:37 pm
Manufacturing in New York state grew for a second month in July but at a much slower pace, as new orders and shipments both slipped.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 12:53 pm
The Trump administration is said to be planning a more coordinated rollout of its tax reform efforts, Axios reported.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 2:29 am
Tight revenues and uncertainty about federal tax and budget policies has ignited fierce state budget battles.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 5:09 pm
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon expressed frustration at the U.S. federal government during the company's earnings conference call Friday.
Posted: July 14, 2017, 4:45 pm
Flat consumer inflation and weak June retail sales triggered doubts the Fed will be able to raise rates again this year.
Posted: July 14, 2017, 3:16 pm
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