Economy

Philippine economy grows 6.9 percent in last quarter

Nov 16, 2017

Philippine economy grows at faster than expected 6.9 percent annual pace in last quarter, helped by spending on pay hikes for government personnel

Mexico open to 5-year NAFTA reviews, but not 'sunset clause'

Nov 16, 2017

Mexico says it is open to a thorough evaluation of NAFTA every five years, but not the kind of "sunset clause" Washington is reportedly seeking

Asian stocks, oil prices steady

Nov 16, 2017

Asian stock markets and prices of oil are steady despite a second straight day of losses on Wall Street overnight

US foundations pledge initial $5M for battered Puerto Rico

Nov 15, 2017

Three major U.S.-based foundations pledged an initial $5 million investment on Thursday to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, including the creation of an advisory commission to help guide reconstruction efforts

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

Nov 15, 2017

Technology companies led a broad slide for U.S. stocks Wednesday, extending the market's losses from a day earlier

Markets Right Now: Tech companies lead losses for US stocks

Nov 15, 2017

Technology companies led a broad slide for U.S. stocks, extending the markets losses from a day earlier.

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 15, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Survey: New York factories grow at slower pace in November

Nov 15, 2017

Survey: New York manufacturing expands at slower pace in November, still looks healthy

US consumer prices barely up in October

Nov 15, 2017

US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in October, smallest gain in 3 months, as energy retreated

Oil price decline weighs on markets ahead of US tax vote

Nov 15, 2017

Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks

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