Economy

Led by technology and health care, stocks set more records

Nov 21, 2017

US stocks jump to all-time highs as Apple and Facebook lead a rally in technology companies while health care companies like medical device maker Medtronic also rise

US slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies

Nov 21, 2017

The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue

Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

Nov 21, 2017

From magnanimous liberator to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential

Markets Right Now: US stocks indexes reach for more records

Nov 21, 2017

Stocks are pushing higher in midday trading on Wall Street, putting major indexes on track for more record high closes.

German domestic political woes may have international effect

Nov 21, 2017

The collapse of talks to form a new German government has weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel and left her country, an influential European economic powerhouse, facing months more political instability

US home sales rose in October as hurricane impact wanes

Nov 21, 2017

US home sales rose last month as hurricane impact rapidly fades; supply falls to record October low

US home sales rose last month as hurricane impact rapidly fades; supply falls to record October low

Nov 21, 2017

US home sales rose last month as hurricane impact rapidly fades; supply falls to record October low

European markets brush off worries over German uncertainty

Nov 21, 2017

European stock markets pushed higher Tuesday as investors brushed aside concerns over the political uncertainty in Germany

Reports: UK preparing to increase 'Brexit bill' offer

Nov 21, 2017

British media reports say the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal

Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground

Nov 21, 2017

Shares higher in Asia after Wall Street regains lost ground

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