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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Presidents usually don't comment directly on Fed policy. But President Trump broke with that tradition Thursday, saying, "I'm not thrilled" about the Fed's interest rate increases.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The giant hotel chain became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Comcast Corp. on Wednesday made a $65 billion offer for much of the Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox. The bid tops the $52.4 billion offer made by Disney in December.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a deal with Chinese telecommunications company ZTE — a move that may indicate progress in high-stakes trade talks between the U.S. and China.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The CFPB's interim chief is moving to disband a board designed to help consumer groups work with the agency to identify problems facing Americans who are being unfairly treated by financial firms.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
After nine years and 2,630 posts, the All Tech Considered blog is being retired. Don't worry, though. You'll still find the All Tech segment and other tech-related stories on NPR's Technology page.
Friday, June 01, 2018
The economy gained a stronger-than-expected 223,000 jobs and the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low. President Trump hinted at a strong report more than an hour before its release.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
The Tesla CEO is known for being outspoken, but after his auto company reported a record loss Musk seemed to lose patience with analysts. "Boring, bonehead questions are not cool," he said.
Monday, April 02, 2018
The Dow fell more than 700 points before recovering to close down 1.9 percent. Amazon tumbled more than 5 percent after President Trump criticized the company in tweets.
Monday, March 26, 2018
U.S. stock indexes surged about 3 percent Monday after fears eased of a trade war with China. The two major trading partners reportedly are negotiating to improve U.S. access to Chinese markets.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The Dow lost a total of more than 1,100 points in the past two days amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Japan's Nikkei dived 4.5 percent, and indexes also fell in Europe.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled nearly 3 percent Thursday after the Trump administration announced plans to impose tariffs on Chinese imports.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
The central bank raised its key interest rate for the first time under Jerome Powell, announcing a quarter-percentage-point hike. Economists wonder if faster growth will mean more aggressive hikes.
Friday, March 16, 2018
The European Union has published an exhaustive 10-page list of hundreds of U.S. products that could be subject to European tariffs.
Thursday, March 01, 2018
The president promised steel and aluminum executives that he will levy tariffs on imports of their products in coming weeks. The tariffs will be 25 percent for steel and 10 percent for aluminum.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Stanley Fischer says that despite record highs in the stock market — boosted by the Fed's low interest rates — he doesn't see a bubble. But he says the U.S. debt could be a problem if rates go up.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The quarter-point increase in the Federal Reserve's benchmark rate was widely expected. Rates are still near historic lows, but the increase will mean higher borrowing costs for consumers.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Clint Watts, a former FBI agent, describes a diffuse network of Russian hackers and propagandists conducting a misinformation campaign that didn't stop with the election of President Trump.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Uber will have to park its self-driving cars in California for now. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles said it revoked the registrations of 16 vehicles owned by the ride-hailing company.
Monday, December 19, 2016
The IMF's board expressed "full confidence" in Managing Director Christine Lagarde after she was convicted of negligence for improperly overseeing a 2008 case when she was France's finance minister.