Economy

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

Indian business ties underpin muted Arab response to Kashmir

Aug 15, 2019

Amid Kashmir crisis, Gulf Arab states balance relations with Muslim-majority Pakistan, trade partner India

S. Korea's Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

Aug 15, 2019

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo to accepts calls for dialogue

Markets Right Now: Dow drops 800 after bonds flash warning

Aug 14, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007.

Shard reveals how Cyprus' ancient kingdoms managed economy

Aug 14, 2019

An archaeologist says the discovery of a small clay shard inscribed with a partial inventory of goods at a 2,500 year-old citadel suggests that Cyprus' ancient city states "more than likely" had a common economic management system

Treasury yields invert, warning of possible recession

Aug 14, 2019

An economic alarm bell sounds in the U.S., sending warnings of a potential recession

Ex-Treasury chief: Boris Johnson wrecking Brexit deal chance

Aug 14, 2019

The man who was Britain's top finance official until three weeks ago is accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn't backed by Parliament or the voters

Trump claims credit for Shell plant announced under Obama

Aug 13, 2019

President Donald Trump is taking credit for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as an example of his accomplishments in office

How major stock indexes fared Tuesday

Aug 13, 2019

Stocks shot higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. said it would delay tariffs on Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and other items typically on holiday shopping lists

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Aug 13, 2019

US delays tariffs on cellphones, other Chinese goods, drops others altogether; stocks rally