Government Finance

Spain to get 3rd gov't in 4 years amid fragmenting politics

Feb 15, 2019

Spain will elect its third government in less than four years after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's fragile socialist government has acknowledge its support has evaporated and called an early general election

Amazon decision a win for Democrats' rising left wing

Feb 15, 2019

Liberal activists say Amazon's decision to abandon plans to build a New York City headquarters shows the increasing power of the Democratic Party's far-left wing

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

Feb 15, 2019

Trump's latest trade decision: Escalate tensions by slapping tariffs on imported cars?

The Latest: House passes border bill, sends to Trump's desk

Feb 15, 2019

Hard-fought legislation that gives President Donald Trump 55 additional miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border is on the way to his desk

Ex-Minnesota elevator manager pleads guilty in swindle

Feb 15, 2019

The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator has pleaded guilty in a swindle that cost his employer millions of dollars

Average tax refunds fall, creating political flashpoint

Feb 14, 2019

Average tax refund falls for second week, creating potential political flashpoint for GOP

Unclaimed $1.5B prize: South Carolina could be big loser too

Feb 14, 2019

The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward, and that could make the state a big loser too

GE to downsize Boston headquarters, reimburse state $87M

Feb 14, 2019

General Electric is downsizing plans for its world headquarters in Boston

Double tap: Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

Feb 14, 2019

As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren't bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it

California governor wants users to profit from online data

Feb 14, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect