Economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers skewed view of farm trade

Jul 20, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump promotes a lopsided view of farm trade

Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

Jul 20, 2018

US stocks finish slightly lower as a jump in bond yields helps banks but hurts big-dividend stocks

Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight

Jul 20, 2018

Trump heightens China tariff threat as economists see dim prospects for a deal

India's Parliament rejects no confidence against motion

Jul 20, 2018

India's Parliament rejects the no-confidence motion by the opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government

The Latest: Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments

Jul 20, 2018

The Latest: White House Budget Director Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments

Currency Markets

Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

Jul 20, 2018

US stocks finish slightly lower as a jump in bond yields helps banks but hurts big-dividend stocks

Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight

Jul 20, 2018

Trump heightens China tariff threat as economists see dim prospects for a deal

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

Jul 20, 2018

China's currency weakens against US dollar, helping exporters

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

Debt And Bond Markets

Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

Jul 20, 2018

US stocks finish slightly lower as a jump in bond yields helps banks but hurts big-dividend stocks

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Jul 16, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Jul 12, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.

Markets Right Now: Tech, health care lead gains for stocks

Jul 5, 2018

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher, putting the market on track to break a two-week losing streak.

AP FACT CHECK: Were tax cuts really an 'economic miracle?'

Jun 30, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump misleadingly claims at a White House speech that the tax cuts triggered an "economic miracle."