US New Home Sales Plunge In March
April 23 2014 10:34 AM
The U.S. housing market has been hurt by a cold winter, higher mortgage rates and a property shortage, which has limited buyers' options.
Obama, Japan's Abe Under Pressure To Save Trade Pact
April 22 2014 3:45 PM
Part of the U.S.'s strategic shift towards Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership would connect a dozen economies by eliminating trade barriers.
US Existing Homes Sales At Lowest Level Since Mid-2012
April 22 2014 11:11 AM
However, there were signs in March that a recent downward trend that has plagued the housing market may be drawing to an end.
US-Japan Trade Deal Still Out Of Reach Before Obama-Abe Summit
April 18 2014 2:45 PM
A week before Obama's visit to Tokyo, differences remain on key issues.
US Warns Fund Managers Of More Russia Sanctions
April 18 2014 9:07 AM
Funds reported to reduce exposure to risk in Russia.
Sriracha Could Move If Irwindale, Calif., Doesn't Cool It With Chili Fumes Regulations
April 17 2014 8:13 PM
The Srirachi saga continues.
These 50 US Cities Are Desperately Seeking Employees
April 16 2014 11:11 AM
One trend: via energy and spinoff jobs, the oil and gas boom is tightening local labor markets in Texas, Louisiana, Utah and North Dakota.
US Factory Output Rebounds In March After Cold Winter
April 16 2014 9:31 AM
Overall industrial production was up 0.7 percent in March, beating analysts' expectations.
March US Housing Starts Rise, But Miss Estimate
April 16 2014 9:19 AM
Permits, a more-reliable gauge of future building activity, fell in March to a 990,000-unit annual pace.
US Treasury Criticizes Yuan's 'Unprecedented' Movement
April 16 2014 7:37 AM
China's GDP growth slowed to its slowest pace in 18 months; as a result, officials are looking for ways to maintain the 7.5% target growth rate.
US Consumer Prices Rise 0.2% In March
April 15 2014 8:41 AM
In the 12 months through March, the core inflation rate, which excludes often-volatile food and energy prices, rose just 1.7%.
Turkey Accuses Twitter Of 'Tax Evasion'
April 14 2014 9:38 AM
Turkey Mon. urged Twitter execs to open an office and start paying taxes in the first direct talks since a short-lived two-week ban.
March US Retail Sales Jump, Beat Estimate
April 14 2014 8:47 AM
Retail sales account for a third of U.S. consumer spending, and a sustained increase bodes well for GDP, earnings and job growth.
Murdered Labor Activists In Colombia Undermine Free Trade Promises
April 10 2014 12:36 PM
Colombia continues to be one of the most dangerous countries for union activism despite years of free trade.
US Jobless Claims Plunge To Near 7-Year Low
April 10 2014 8:39 AM
The 32,000-claim drop is more evidence that the U.S. job market, while not robust, continues to heal.
March US Jobs Report: Ho-Hum, With A Side Of Optimism
April 04 2014 11:17 AM
There are still 3.7 million long-term unemployed, and youth rates remain in double digits.
Emerging Markets Still Growing Despite This Country's Slowdown
April 04 2014 7:12 AM
The IMF's World Economic Outlook for 2014 warns that emerging market growth will be slow in the future.
American Job Market May Be Thawing
April 03 2014 6:44 AM
With the winter weather slowly fading, economists expect March nonfarm payroll growth to spring up to 200,000.
How One Tech Entrepreneur In Ukraine Is Scrambling To Save His Industry
March 31 2014 12:07 PM
In Ukraine's growing tech sector, highly skilled workers are fleeing Russian rule in Crimea to work in western parts of the nation.
China's Latest Shortage: Not Enough Visas For Wealthy
March 28 2014 11:04 AM
Last year, 80 percent of the United States' EB-5 permits were issued to Chinese nationals.