- Japan cuts 3Q economic growth estimate to 1.1 pct Updated: Dec-09-13 1:04 am
- Survey: Fed economic stimulus will end in 2014 Updated: Dec-09-13 12:04 am
- China November inflation declines Updated: Dec-08-13 9:37 pm
- China's import growth weakens Updated: Dec-08-13 12:17 am
- Greece passes 2014 budget Updated: Dec-07-13 9:23 pm
- Minden developing plan for growth Updated: Dec-07-13 11:59 am
- Economic bright spots not a sure boost for Obama Updated: Dec-07-13 8:27 am
- Consumer borrowing rose $18.2 billion in October Updated: Dec-06-13 3:33 pm
- Solid US job growth cuts unemployment to 7 pct. Updated: Dec-06-13 3:15 pm
- Mankato regional income growth fastest in Minn. Updated: Dec-06-13 2:35 pm
- UK government predicting surplus by decade's end Updated: Dec-05-13 3:29 pm
- Report: Arts, culture add $500B to nation's GDP Updated: Dec-05-13 10:51 am
- US economy grows at 3.6 percent rate in 3rd qtr. Updated: Dec-05-13 9:25 am
- SKorea posts fastest growth in nearly 2 years Updated: Dec-04-13 9:28 pm
- Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge Updated: Dec-04-13 7:09 pm
- Fed: US growth stays moderate during shutdown Updated: Dec-04-13 2:43 pm
- Egypt to settle $1.5 billion owned to oil firms Updated: Dec-04-13 11:38 am
- US trade deficit drops to $40.6 billion in October Updated: Dec-04-13 9:18 am
- Brazil's GDP contracts in the 3rd quarter Updated: Dec-03-13 10:25 am
- Slow growth likely in 9 Midwest, Plains states Updated: Dec-02-13 12:02 pm
- Vermilion Parish sets sights on economic growth Updated: Dec-02-13 9:37 am
- Surveys show China manufacturing holds steady Updated: Dec-01-13 11:28 pm
- Indian growth picks up, still weak at 4.8 percent Updated: Nov-29-13 10:49 am
- Gauge of US economy's health edges up 0.2 percent Updated: Nov-27-13 11:22 am
- Correction: Wall Street Outlook story Updated: Nov-26-13 3:34 pm
TOKYO - Japan slashed its estimate of economic growth for the July-September quarter Monday as investment by companies slowed more than first estimated.
NEW YORK - The vast majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program in the first three months of 2014, according to a November survey done by the National Association of Business Economists.
BEIJING - China's inflation edged down in November, giving Beijing more room to ease monetary policy and stimulate the economy if needed.
BEIJING - China's November exports accelerated but import growth slumped in a sign the recovery of the world's second-largest economy might be slowing.
ATHENS, Greece - Greek lawmakers passed the government's 2014 budget, which forecasts a return to growth after six consecutive years of deep recession, early Sunday.
MINDEN, Louisiana - The City Council is reviewing a plan designed to prepare Minden for economic growth.
WASHINGTON - To a struggling White House, the economy that was supposed to be a political millstone is losing some drag.
WASHINGTON - Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. job market has been recovering fitfully for three years. Now, it's starting to show consistency.
MANKATO, Minnesota - Personal income has been growing faster in the Mankato region than in any other metropolitan area in Minnesota.
LONDON - Austerity will remain in place in Britain for years to come, the government insisted Thursday even though the U.K. economy is growing faster than most of its peers.
WASHINGTON - Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's economy expanded at its fastest clip in nearly two years during the third quarter as construction and capital expenditure offset weak growth in exports.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama prodded Congress to raise wages and secure the social safety net as he issued an overarching appeal Wednesday to correct economic inequalities that he said make it harder for a child to escape poverty. "That should offend all of us," he declared. "We are a better country than this."
WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.
CAIRO - Egypt is committed to pay nearly a quarter of the total arrears it owes foreign oil companies and increase economic growth to 3.5 percent by the end of the fiscal year, in a bid to restore investor confidence in an economy damaged by nearly three years of unrest, the country's interim prime minister said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell in October, helped by America's energy boom that lifted overall exports to an all-time high.
BRASILIA, Brazil - The economy of Latin America's biggest country contracted in the third quarter of the year, though it was up from the same period of 2012, the government said Tuesday.
OMAHA, Nebraska - The temporary resolution of the budget stalemate in Washington, D.C., has made business leaders more optimistic in nine Midwest and Plains states, but only modest economic growth is expected in the near future.
ABBEVILLE, Louisiana - A parish-wide effort to boost the economy of Vermilion Parish is about to get underway with a search for the coastal parish's first economic development director.
HONG KONG - Chinese manufacturing barely expanded in November, growing at about the same rate as the previous month, two surveys showed in further evidence that the world's No. 2 economy is undergoing a sluggish recovery.
MUMBAI, India - India's economic growth rose to a higher-than-expected 4.8 percent in the quarter that ended in September, the government said Friday, a boost to those hoping that Asia's third-largest economy has turned a corner after recently clocking its slowest expansion in 10 years.
WASHINGTON - A measure of the U.S. economy's health improved in October, suggesting consumers and businesses mostly shrugged off the 16-day partial government shutdown.
NEW YORK - In a story Nov. 22 about the 2014 outlook for Wall Street, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the last name of a Franklin Templeton portfolio manager. He is Conrad Herrmann, not Hermann.