Economy

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

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

Dec 10, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes dubious assertions about monument lands, economy; Alabama's Moore wrestles with accusations

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Dec 9, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is off base on black homeownership and trade with Canada

Irish border lives and livelihoods hinge on Brexit outcome

Dec 9, 2017

Since the Britain voted to leave the European Union, concerns have mounted about whether there will be a return to customs duties and vehicle checks at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland

S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks rose on Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report

Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdown

Dec 8, 2017

President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22

Markets Right Now: Jobs, Brexit progress send stocks higher

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks are ending higher as investors welcome a strong U.S. jobs report and progress in Britain's talks about leaving the European Union.