Economy

The Latest: Trump slams Fed, trading partners

Jul 20, 2018

Trump criticizes the Federal Reserve, largest U.S. trading partners, says US farmers "will WIN!"

Markets Right Now: US stocks open mostly lower

Jul 20, 2018

Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street as investors react to some disappointing earnings reports.

Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

Chinese president meets top leaders in 1st visit to UAE

Jul 20, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in the United Arab Emirates meeting with top leaders as the two countries seek to deepen economic ties

Currency Markets

Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

Jul 20, 2018

China's currency weakens against US dollar, helping exporters

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffs

Jul 19, 2018

Global stock markets are drifting lower as the U.S. holds a hearing on new tariffs on autos and auto parts

Debt And Bond Markets

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Jul 16, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Jul 12, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.

Markets Right Now: Tech, health care lead gains for stocks

Jul 5, 2018

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher, putting the market on track to break a two-week losing streak.

AP FACT CHECK: Were tax cuts really an 'economic miracle?'

Jun 30, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump misleadingly claims at a White House speech that the tax cuts triggered an "economic miracle."

AP FACT CHECK: Trump dubs tax cuts an "economic miracle"

Jun 29, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump has elevated his tax cuts to an act of biblical proportions, misleadingly claiming at a White House speech Friday that they triggered an "economic miracle."