Economy

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Mar 22, 2019

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, erasing the market's gains for the week, as investors became increasingly worried that the global economy is slowing down

Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted

Mar 22, 2019

One of the most closely watched predictors for recession just yelped even louder

Markets Right Now: Stocks, yields drop on growth worries

Mar 22, 2019

Stocks closed broadly lower, erasing their gains for the week, as investors became increasingly worried that the global economy is slowing down.

Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

Mar 22, 2019

Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Mar 22, 2019

Trump to nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst, for Fed board

China to give $989 million to build new highway in Sri Lanka

Mar 22, 2019

China has agreed to provide a loan of $989 million to Sri Lanka to build an expressway that will connect the island nation's tea-growing central region to a China-run seaport on the southern coast

Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU

Mar 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is received with full honors in Italy, launching a two-day visit aimed at deepening ties through an infrastructure program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S. and European allies.

Trump says he's nominating campaign adviser, conservative economist Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve board

Mar 22, 2019

Trump says he's nominating campaign adviser, conservative economist Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve board

US existing-home sales jumped 11.8 percent in February

Mar 22, 2019

US home sales soared 11.8 percent in February as affordability helped by rising wages and falling mortgage rates

Stocks fall on growth worries, Brexit doubts

Mar 22, 2019

Shares fall on Brexit doubts, weaker manufacturing in Germany, France and the Eurozone