Economy

Texas cities also woo Amazon with diversity, arts, sunshine

Oct 18, 2017

A number of Texas cities are making pitches to Amazon for the Seattle-based company's second headquarters and the estimated 50,000 jobs, with economic incentives expected to be major selling points

Trump takes tax pitch to conservative think tank

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has taken his tax sales pitch to a conservative think tank, arguing his plan would be a boon to the economy, boosting growth and jobs

Governor says Minnesota will offer modest bid to Amazon

Oct 17, 2017

Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota is preparing only a modest bid for online retailer Amazon's second headquarters

Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

Oct 17, 2017

Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year as talks stall over tough U.S. demands

The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets

Oct 17, 2017

Republican and Democratic senators have announced a plan aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets

Administration does not brand China currency manipulator

Oct 17, 2017

Trump administration again declines to label China a currency manipulator despite campaign promise

Trump hails Greece's economic revival at White House meeting

Oct 17, 2017

Trump is reaffirming the United States' commitment to Greece's economic recovery as he welcomes Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (TSEE'-prahs) to the White House

Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

Oct 17, 2017

Airbus shares are rising after it announced an unusual no-cost deal with Canada's Bombardier that angered U.S. rival Boeing

Senate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxes

Oct 17, 2017

The Senate has moved forward on a GOP budget plan that's a critical step in the party's drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code

Markets Right Now: US stocks close slightly higher

Oct 17, 2017

Stocks are closing mostly higher Tuesday as two major indexes closed at new records.