Economic Policy

AP VoteCast: Arizona primary marked by coronavirus concerns

Mar 18, 2020

Voters in Arizona cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Democratic primary during a pandemic that has stunted travel, closed schools, forced millions of workers to stay home and canceled campaign rallies

New Seattle NHL team to subsidize public transit for fans

Feb 25, 2020

Seattle's new NHL franchise is trying to make it easier for fans to get to games in the traffic-clogged city

Trump Fed nominee Shelton promises 'intellectual diversity'

Feb 13, 2020

President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve touted her credentials in written testimony Thursday and said she would “work collegially” if approved

Space Force will start small but let Trump claim a big win

Dec 20, 2019

The Trump administration is celebrating the launching of Space Force, the first new military service in more than 70 years

Bank of Mexico lowers interest rate to 7.25%, cites concerns

Dec 19, 2019

Mexico’s central bank has lowered its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to 7.25%

House passes $1.4T government spending bill amid impeachment

Dec 18, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence

Stocks rise on Wall Street as rally stretches to fourth day

Dec 16, 2019

US stocks are rallying Monday, rising along with European and several Asian markets after China reported surprisingly strong signs of life

WTO panel: EU fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus

Dec 2, 2019

A World Trade Organization panel has ruled the European Union has not complied with an order to end illegal subsidies for European plane maker Airbus that prompted the Trump administration to impose tariffs on nearly $7.5 billion worth of EU goods.

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov 21, 2019

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower.