Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico.
The World Trade Organization says Mexico's tuna industry has been harmed by U.S. "dolphin-safe" labeling rules and the country can seek retaliatory measures worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada and the U.S. could suffer from a "thickening" border a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated.
President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but the dramatic cut raises a problematic question for the White House: How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also blowing a massive hole in the budget?
A handful of Wisconsin dairy farmers whose Canada market evaporated in a trade dispute were weighing offers from new buyers on Tuesday, but others were running out of time before an expiring contract risked putting them out of business.
Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week.
Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wells Fargo's top management faced a series of protesters and apologized to investors, but board members kept their jobs.
A Michigan board approved restructured tax incentives Tuesday for Dow Chemical and AK Steel and capped the credits' value similarly to how it did in agreements with automakers in recent years, despite lawmakers' criticism of the new deal for the steelmaker.
Emboldened by a business-friendly president, Republicans in Congress are moving to unwind the stricter regulations that took effect after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.
Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices.
Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.
President Donald Trump has long railed about unfair trade practices of China and Mexico.
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As the Trump administration hits Canada with a 20% tax on imports of softwood lumber, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross indicated Tuesday the move was meant to prime the pump for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $228 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer.
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A Senate panel on Tuesday unanimously approved President Donald Trump's pick to represent the U.S. in trade negotiations, a position that will place Robert Lighthizer in the center of the administration's efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and other pacts Trump has criticized as detrimental to the nation's economy.
Going into this week's federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's priorities.
The ship-repair industry in Virginia's Hampton Roads region is preparing to lay off more than 1,000 employees as Congress works to approve a new national budget.