Economic Policy

Stocks jump after Trump says he'll meet with Xi next week

Jun 18, 2019

Stocks are marching sharply higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading as investors cheered news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet next week to discuss their long-running trade dispute

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut

Jun 17, 2019

Fed is expected to leave rates alone but to signal willingness to ease credit to aid economy

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

Jun 17, 2019

US companies have a message for Trump: Don't expand the tariffs on Chinese goods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges facts on economy, 2020 voting

Jun 17, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: With an eye toward his 2020 campaign, Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and complaints about a race unfairly tilted against him

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power

Jun 16, 2019

A massive blackout left more tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed over rates

Jun 14, 2019

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed Chairman Powell over interest rate policy

US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tanker

Jun 14, 2019

US military releases video it says shows Iran removing unexploded mine from targeted tanker; Iran denies involvement

Yemeni rebels hit Saudi airport as Japanese PM heads to Iran

Jun 12, 2019

Ahead of Japan prime minister's historic visit to Iran, Yemen's Iran-aligned rebels target Saudi airport

US gift to China questions enforcement of N. Korea sanctions

Jun 11, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan recently presented his Chinese counterpart with a book of photos and satellite images of North Korean ships violating sanctions.

Biden and Trump head to Iowa in a potential 2020 preview

Jun 11, 2019

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to visit Iowa, where Biden plans to criticize Trump's economic policy