Economy

UK wages continue to lag inflation despite low unemployment

Oct 18, 2017

Official figures show that household incomes in Britain continue to be squeezed even though the country's unemployment rate remains at its lowest level in 42 years

Global stocks mixed, Nikkei up on likely ruling party win

Oct 18, 2017

Global shares mixed, Japan benchmark up on election prospects

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challenges

Oct 18, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress

GOP budget that's key to taxes moving ahead in Senate

Oct 18, 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

Amazon has brought benefits - and disruption - to Seattle

Oct 18, 2017

Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas

US looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asia

Oct 18, 2017

Official: U.S. is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia

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

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