Economy

US cuts, delays $300 million in aid to Egypt, citing rights

Aug 22, 2017

The Trump administration has cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt and delayed almost $200 million more in military financing to Egypt.

Walker aides assure legislators Foxconn will change economy

Aug 22, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker's top aides offered legislators another round of assurances Tuesday that a Foxconn Technology Group plant in southeastern Wisconsin would transform the state's economy

The Latest: Walker aide: Foxconn to hire Wisconsin residents

Aug 22, 2017

The head of Gov. Scott Walker's economic development agency is trying to persuade the Legislature's budget committee to sign off on a $3 billion incentives bill designed to lure a Foxconn plant to southeastern Wisconsin

Stocks surge, put shaky few weeks further behind them

Aug 22, 2017

Stocks around the world pushed higher Tuesday, as markets firmed following a shaky run the last couple of weeks

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes higher

Aug 22, 2017

Stocks bounced higher on Wall Street, led by gains in big tech companies, health care and banks.

Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

Aug 22, 2017

Iran's atomic chief has said the Islamic Republic needs only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent, a level at which the material could quickly be further enriched for use in a nuclear weapon

Trump's path to boosting infrastructure full of potholes

Aug 22, 2017

President Donald Trump's road to getting legislation to restore the nation's crumbling infrastructure through Congress this year appears increasingly precarious

Game of Thrones: Can Night King win with top-down economy?

Aug 22, 2017

Game of Thrones: Can the White Walkers' command-and-control economy beat Westeros?

Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

Aug 22, 2017

The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is

S. Korea says no to US request to discuss renegotiating FTA

Aug 22, 2017

South Korea's top trade negotiator says Seoul will not discuss renegotiation of the free trade agreement with the U.S. without first looking into what is really causing the trade imbalance