- European Central Bank may surprise with size of new stimulus Updated: Dec-01-15 6:49 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Christmas is coming - and some investors are already convinced they will unwrap an early present Thursday in the form of more economic stimulus from the European Central Bank.
- '12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent Updated: Nov-30-15 7:38 am
PITTSBURGH - Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover!
- UT report lays out options for boosting road funding Updated: Nov-25-15 4:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A University of Tennessee study released Wednesday is laying out some options for the state to boost its funding for road projects, ranging from charging drivers by the mile to tapping the state's general fund.
- US home prices jump in September by most in more than a year Updated: Nov-24-15 11:51 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices rose in September from a year earlier at the fastest pace in 13 months as a lack of houses for sale has forced buyers to bid up available properties.
- US home sales slump in Oct. as higher prices weigh on buyers Updated: Nov-23-15 11:29 am
WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the real estate market's sidelines.
- Ducey tells tax group that 2015 cuts 1st step to yearly cuts Updated: Nov-20-15 4:51 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday that a law he signed earlier this year indexing income tax rates for inflation was an important first step to his goal of cutting incomes taxes every year he's in office.
- Airstrikes hurt, but don't halt, IS oil smuggling operations Updated: Nov-20-15 2:09 pm
BEIRUT - The United States and Russia are going after the Islamic State group's oil industry, destroying refineries and hundreds of tanker trucks transporting oil from eastern Syria in a heavy bombardment in recent days aiming to break the extremists' biggest source of income.
- Suriname devalues currency, sparking inflation fears Updated: Nov-19-15 4:54 pm
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - This South American country has devalued its currency by more than 20 percent, with officials blaming a drop in world prices for the oil and gold that sustain the economy.
- Retail gasoline prices across Texas drop 7 cents this week Updated: Nov-19-15 1:01 pm
COPPELL, Texas - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped 7 cents this week to settle at an average $1.90 per gallon.
- Falling oil prices trigger Japan trade surplus for October Updated: Nov-18-15 8:48 pm
TOKYO - Japan racked up a trade surplus last month as exports of cars, computers and other goods grew, while imports dipped on falling oil prices.
- Gulf shrimpers contend with falling prices, tainted imports Updated: Nov-09-15 8:54 pm
BAYTOWN, Texas - Worrying about bills and plummeting shrimp prices, Dwayne Harrison stopped to apply for a mowing job one morning recently before dropping his nets in the Houston Ship Channel.
- As prices of raw materials drop, China October imports fall Updated: Nov-07-15 10:42 pm
BEIJING - Lower commodity prices dragged down China's October trade figures, but the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world's second largest economy was stocking up on bargains, showed customs data released on Sunday.
- Economist: Oklahoma economy affected by low oil prices Updated: Nov-06-15 5:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City economist says lower oil prices have prevented Oklahoma's economy from growing with the national economy.
- US productivity slows in 3rd quarter Updated: Nov-05-15 9:56 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. productivity slowed in the summer, while labor costs rebounded yet stayed at a level suggesting only modest inflation pressures.
- What it may cost for better Michigan roads Updated: Nov-04-15 4:03 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Republicans call it a monumental plan that will finally patch deteriorating roads and make transportation funding a long-term budget priority after years of neglect.
- Survey gives yet another sign of Midwest economic slowdown Updated: Nov-02-15 10:39 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Figures plunged in an October survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, the third straight month of declines that suggest a regional economic slowdown, according to a report released Monday.
- 'Misery index' measuring unemployment, inflation falling Updated: Nov-02-15 10:09 am
WETHERSFIELD, Connecticut - An economist at the Connecticut Labor Department says a key measure gauging unemployment and inflation is showing improvement on both fronts.
- Prices, politics challenge health law's 3rd sign-up season Updated: Nov-01-15 11:02 am
WASHINGTON - The government's insurance website is faster and easier to use, but as a third sign-up season gets underway, President Barack Obama's health care law is approaching limits.