Economic Policy

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Oct 23, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful

Europe's specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

Oct 17, 2019

European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine and Italian Parmesan are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with trepidation.

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Oct 14, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

China's September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

Oct 14, 2019

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct 13, 2019

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators _ and they're returning to work this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

Kosovo election winner in no rush to restart Serbia talks

Oct 8, 2019

A left-wing party leader poised to become Kosovo's next prime minister said Tuesday he isn't in any rush to restart formal talks intended to normalize relations with Serbia and won't lift a 100% tariff on Serb imports from the previous government

Fed's odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

Oct 8, 2019

The Fed's odd dilemma: Ultra-low unemployment and inflation but pressure to do more

US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

Oct 7, 2019

The United States and Japan have signed a limited trade agreement, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when President Donald Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fact-challenged week over impeachment

Oct 5, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Facts are getting lost as Trump turns to a familiar playbook to defend against an impeachment inquiry