The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to wide-ranging trade pact that would eliminate duties on countless goods and establish uniform rules on intellectual property, labor rights and the environment. The seven-year effort by the U.S., concluded Monday, was aimed at embedding...
The Federal Reserve will announce this week whether it will raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade — a highly anticipated decision that has implications for global financial markets and household budgets. Anxious investors are in countdown mode as the Fed's next move has become...
Mortgage deduction: A sacred cow whose time is up?
Long-term joblessness in U.S. surges to record high
162,000 jobs were created in March, U.S. says
China takes lead on clean energy
Obama pushes again to boost U.S. exports
Plants starting to hum again