Economy

A Saudi Arabian first: Spokeswoman at kingdom's US embassy

Oct 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia is trying to portray itself as ready to join the ranks of modern, tolerant societies, and to help make that case in Washington, the kingdom is relying on the first woman to serve as the Saudi Embassy's official spokeswoman

Minnesota submits low-budget bid for Amazon

Oct 18, 2017

Minnesota submits low-budget bid to land Amazon's second headquarters

Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

Oct 18, 2017

Some Northern California marijuana farmers whose operations were destroyed by wildfires don't have crop insurance because the drug is still illegal under U.S. law

Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health deal

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is sending more perplexing signals about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets

Talk of 'no deal' Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

Oct 18, 2017

As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one nagging question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?

The Latest: Trump criticizes bipartisan health deal

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is criticizing a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of insurance premiums

10 WTO members air concerns about Trump 'Buy American' order

Oct 18, 2017

China and Taiwan joined many U.S. allies including Israel at the World Trade Organization to express concerns over a Trump administration executive order that seeks to maximize use of American-made goods, products and materials in government procurement.

US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September

Oct 18, 2017

US home construction slid 4.7 percent in September, biggest decline in 6 months

Qatar's leader urges end to trade embargo, calls for talks

Oct 18, 2017

Qatar's emir has urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis

ECB chief: Market reforms must promote growth for all

Oct 18, 2017

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments must ensure that pro-business reforms ensure that growth benefits everyone if the changes in worker protections are to find acceptance

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