Economy

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

Union: Mulvaney comments confirm agency moves meant to cut

Aug 6, 2019

A federal employees union says recent comments by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirm the Trump administration's "grand strategy" to cut the federal workforce by relocating agency offices out of Washington

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

Global stocks tumble after China lets yuan sink

Aug 5, 2019

Global stocks fall after China allows yuan to fall following Trump's latest trade threat

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

Aug 5, 2019

China's yuan falls below 7 to US dollar, possibly fueling tension with Washington

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump counterpunch

Aug 3, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump's counterpunches under scrutiny

Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

Aug 3, 2019

Nineteen Democrats hoping to be the next president have arrived in Nevada seeking support from labor unions in the early voting state

Markets Right Now: Trade worries knock stocks lower again

Aug 2, 2019

Stocks are closing out their worst week of the year as traders worry that President Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China could damage the economy.

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

Aug 2, 2019

The packed field of Democratic presidential are set to descend this weekend on swing-state Nevada, where they'll be pressed by union members on kitchen-table issues, like the economy, education and retirement

Trump's latest tariffs weighs on markets ahead of payrolls

Aug 2, 2019

Global stock markets remained under pressure Friday, particularly in Europe, after President Donald Trump's shocked investors with another tariff announcement on Chinese imports.