Economic Policy

Asian shares fall amid continuing global uncertainties

Mar 13, 2019

Asian shares are lower amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from an earlier rally

New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in US

Mar 13, 2019

New Mexico would become the first U.S. state with its own government-operated marijuana stores under a bill brokered between Democratic and Republican legislators.

UN expert says Kim Jong Un demand shows sanctions work

Mar 12, 2019

The head of the U.N. panel monitoring sanctions against North Korea says the fact that the only thing Kim Jong Un asked for at the Hanoi summit was to have sanctions lifted shows they are biting _ despite his efforts to evade the tough measures

The Latest: Hospital groups protest cuts in Trump budget

Mar 12, 2019

Hospital groups are objecting strongly to hundreds of billions of dollars in proposed Medicare and Medicaid payment cuts in President Donald Trump's budget

Powell says Trump's attacks played no role in rate pause

Mar 11, 2019

Fed's Powell says Trump's attacks played no role in decision to pause rate hikes in January

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on

Mar 11, 2019

Asian shares mixed as China-US trade talks drag on, reports say progress snagged on enforcement issues

China's Yi affirms pledge to avoid devaluation for trade

Mar 10, 2019

China's central bank governor affirms promise to avoid manipulating currency to boost exports following US-China trade negotiations

Trump offers budget with funds for border wall, Space Force

Mar 9, 2019

President Donald Trump will be making a significant request for border wall funds and seeking money to stand up Space Force as a new branch of the military

Powell says Fed taking 'wait-and-see' approach on rate hikes

Mar 9, 2019

Fed Chairman Powell says healthy economy allow the Fed to be patient on rate hikes

Trump budget will seek funds for border wall, Space Force

Mar 9, 2019

President Donald Trump will be making a significant request for border wall funds and seeking money to stand up Space Force as a new branch of the military in the White House budget being released next week