Economic Policy

Stocks sink on reports US may limit tech exports, investment

Jun 25, 2018

US stocks are following global indexes lower following reports that the Trump administration plans to limit high-tech exports to China and restrict investment by Chinese firms in US companies

The Latest: Ryan, Walker react to Harley moving production

Jun 25, 2018

Wisconsin's top Republican leaders are not criticizing President Donald Trump's trade policy or Harley-Davidson's decision to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas

General strike shuts down Argentine capital

Jun 25, 2018

A strike led by Argentina's largest union confederation has shut down much of the country's capital _ freezing public transportation, airlines, ports, schools, banks and government offices

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

Jun 25, 2018

China and Europe have agreed to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants and preserve support for international trade amid U.S. threats of import controls

Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas

Jun 25, 2018

Harley-Davidson, stung by burgeoning trade war, shifts production overseas for motorcycles headed to Europe

Nearly half of top EU businesses cut UK investment

Jun 25, 2018

A survey finds that almost half of European Union business leaders have cut U.K. investment since Britain voted to leave the European Union two years ago.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's mixed signals on immigration, NKorea

Jun 25, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is making overly broad generalizations about people who arrive illegally in the US and prematurely declaring that full nuclear disarmament in North Korea has begun

Trump lobs new threats against countries trading with the US

Jun 24, 2018

President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners

UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

Jun 24, 2018

Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures are urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be disastrous

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

Jun 23, 2018

From boat builders to farmers, a US-led brawl with its trading partners begins to spread pain