- Former bailout boss weighs run for Calif. governor Updated: Dec-04-13 8:49 pm
- Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge Updated: Dec-04-13 7:09 pm
- Stocks struggle as investors weigh economic news Updated: Dec-04-13 5:57 pm
- McCrory says more diverse energy ahead for NC Updated: Dec-04-13 3:10 pm
- Strong US jobs report keeps markets in check Updated: Dec-04-13 12:07 pm
- European Central Bank faces tough choices Updated: Dec-04-13 10:26 am
- Nigeria: Trial for 500 Islamic extremist suspects Updated: Dec-04-13 8:16 am
- India refuses to budge on subsidies at WTO talks Updated: Dec-04-13 4:53 am
- Audit: Health care subsidies vulnerable to fraud Updated: Dec-03-13 5:33 pm
- Colorado health insurance site gaining steam Updated: Dec-02-13 9:46 pm
- US manufacturing grows at fastest in 2½ years Updated: Dec-02-13 4:18 pm
- Number of homeless Mass. families in hotels surges Updated: Dec-02-13 10:45 am
- Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 3:16 am
- Japan minister handling trade talks in hospital Updated: Dec-02-13 12:56 am
- Blue ribbon panels stumble on trimming red ink Updated: Dec-02-13 12:15 am
- Report: 7K new Kan. jobs if free trade pact OK'd Updated: Dec-01-13 5:07 pm
- Pioneering offshore wind project faces deadlines Updated: Nov-30-13 10:02 am
- Rising interest rates weigh on real estate funds Updated: Nov-29-13 4:17 pm
- SKorea to start talks on joining US-led trade pact Updated: Nov-29-13 2:19 pm
- Conn. pushing hard to expand solar energy to homes Updated: Nov-29-13 10:59 am
- Thailand cuts interest rate amid political strife Updated: Nov-27-13 6:04 am
- Talks on global free-trade deal collapse in Geneva Updated: Nov-26-13 5:16 pm
- Correction: Wall Street Outlook story Updated: Nov-26-13 3:34 pm
- Correction: Canada-The Other Candidate story Updated: Nov-26-13 3:19 pm
- Gov't expects to finish GM stock sale by year end Updated: Nov-21-13 1:45 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Those who have heard of Neel Kashkari know him as the former U.S. Treasury official who was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.
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."
NEW YORK - The stock market continued its sluggish start to the month on Wednesday.
DURHAM, North Carolina - North Carolina is poised for an economic boost thanks to laws authorizing fracking and by opening the door wider to more alternative energy production, Gov. Pat McCrory predicted Wednesday before state business leaders.
LONDON - A forecast-busting U.S. jobs report kept markets in check Wednesday as investors pondered the likelihood of an imminent monetary tightening from the Federal Reserve.
FRANKFURT, Germany - The European Central Bank says it stands ready to do more, if needed, to boost a weak recovery. But each possible step faces significant drawbacks or even political opposition.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising - both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
BALI, Indonesia - Chances of a breakthrough in global trade negotiations dimmed Wednesday as India refused to budge on food subsidies that are an obstacle to an eleventh-hour agreement at a World Trade Organization summit.
WASHINGTON - Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Barack Obama's signature legislation.
DENVER - Enrollment in Colorado's health insurance exchange and expanded Medicaid programs is ramping up steeply, according to totals released Monday, but the numbers are still far behind the exchange's projections.
WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2½ years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
GREENFIELD, Massachusetts - The number of homeless Massachusetts families being placed by the state in motels and hotels has surged to an all-time high, driven in part by cuts in state and federal housing subsidies.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
TOKYO - The Japanese economy minister involved in talks with the U.S. and other countries on a Pacific Rim trade pact has been hospitalized for tests, just as the negotiations approach a year-end deadline.
WASHINGTON - Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation's thorniest fiscal problems. Seldom have their recommendations spurred congressional action.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas could see about 7,000 new jobs if the U.S. and the European Union reach a free trade agreement, a study has found.
BOSTON - As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm must reach fast-approaching benchmarks or risk missing out on hundreds of millions in critical funding.
One look at the lackluster gains of real estate mutual funds this year might give the impression that commercial property owners are struggling through a relapse of their post-financial crisis woes.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Friday it will start negotiations to join a U.S.-led trade pact covering a dozen Pacific and Asian nations.
MANCHESTER, Connecticut - As Connecticut pushes aggressively to expand solar energy to homes across the state, few supporters are more enthusiastic than Eugene DeJoannis.
BANGKOK - Thailand's central bank unexpectedly lowered the cost of credit Wednesday as escalating protests to topple the government add to pressure on the economy.
GENEVA - Negotiators came close but failed Tuesday to clinch a free-trade deal that could have helped boost the world economy by $1 trillion a year and cleared the way for a broader global agreement.
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.
TORONTO - In a story Nov. 23 about Toronto politician George Smitherman, who lost the 2010 race for mayor to Rob Ford, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Smitherman said he was criticized during the campaign for being a big-spending career politician who spent $250 million. Smitherman said he was criticized for spending $250 billion.
DETROIT - The U.S. government expects to sell the last of its stake in General Motors by the end of the year, bringing an end to a sad chapter in the 105-year-old auto giant's history.