Economy

US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

Dec 11, 2017

US job openings fell in October to roughly 6 million, but hiring rose 4.4 percent

Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

Dec 11, 2017

The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could contravene some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact on international trade."

Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference

Dec 11, 2017

Fed is set to lift rates for 3rd time this year as Yellen gives final news conference as chair

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

Dec 11, 2017

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress

This Week: Fed meeting, jobless claims, Costco earnings

Dec 11, 2017

This Week: Fed meeting, jobless claims, Costco earnings

As bitcoin soars, warnings of a bubble proliferate

Dec 11, 2017

Leading financial executives and economists have been saying that the price of bitcoin has been in a speculative bubble that's ready to burst any time, and yet people keep buying it

Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

Dec 11, 2017

Shares in Europe and Asia are mostly higher as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

Dec 11, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on economy, monuments, taxes; Moore on women he knew before he didn't.

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

Dec 11, 2017

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus

Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

Dec 10, 2017

The man in charge of Britain's departure from the European Union says the chances the country will leave the 28-nation bloc with no trade deal "dropped dramatically" after the two sides reached a preliminary agreement on divorce terms last week