WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he’s vindicated in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is declaring exoneration prematurely in the Russia investigation. He’s tweeting…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump swipes progress from Obama era

WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump‘s estimation, the good times began to roll for the…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on unemployment for blacks, Latinos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerations on wall, NKorea, economy

WASHINGTON—Jan 26, 2019—Over the past week, President Donald Trump declared that the remains of U.S. service…

WASHINGTON | Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 49-year low

WASHINGTON—Jan 24, 2019—The number of people seeking jobless benefits dropped last week to the lowest level…

WASHINGTON | Number of federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubles

WASHINGTON —Jan 17, 2019—The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first…

WASHINGTON | US wholesale prices fell 0.2 percent in December

WASHINGTON—Jan 15, 2019— U.S. wholesale prices fell last month, dragged down by a steep drop in…

WASHINGTON | US consumer spending rises solid 0.4 percent in November

WASHINGTON — Americans lifted their spending 0.4 percent in November from the previous month, a moderate…

WASHINGTON | US durable goods orders up 0.8 pct., led by defense spending

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting goods rose at a modest pace last month,…

WASHINGTON | US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

WASHINGTON — U.S. developers broke ground on more homes last month, but the increase occurred entirely…

WASHINGTON | US wholesale prices rise 0.1 pct., a sign inflation in check

WASHINGTON— U.S. wholesale prices barely rose last month as a sharp decline in the cost of…

WASHINGTON | US job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

WASHINGTON — The number of open jobs rose in October to the second-highest on record, evidence…

WASHINGTON | US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth

WASHINGTON — U.S. job growth declined modestly in November, a move that could signal a slower…

WASHINGTON | US hiring slower but steady as employers add 155K jobs

WASHINGTON  — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough…

WASHINGTON | US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, jobless rate stayed 3.7%

WASHINGTON  — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough…

WASHINGTON | Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility

WASHINGTON — Friday’s jobs report for November is expected to point to a solid economy for…

WASHINGTON | White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire,…

WASHINGTON | US home prices rise more slowly amid weaker sales

WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices increased more slowly in September from a year ago as higher mortgage…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs improvement for veterans

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is spinning a tale regarding the number of jobs he’s provided…

WASHINGTON | US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent last month

WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales rose at a healthy pace in October, though the gains were likely…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s election fiction on GOP wins, economy

WASHINGTON — Fresh off the GOP’s loss of the House, President Donald Trump is fudging the…

WASHINGTON | US wholesale prices jump 0.6 percent, most in 6 years

WASHINGTON— U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by…

WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies add a robust 227,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON— U.S. companies added 227,000 jobs in October, according to a private survey, a healthy gain…

WASHINGTON | US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that…

WASHINGTON | US unemployment falls to 3.7 percent _ lowest since 1969

WASHINGTON— The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to 3.7 percent, the lowest since 1969, when…

WASHINGTON | US unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7 percent

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level…

WASHINGTON | Survey: US companies added a healthy 230,000 jobs last month

WASHINGTON  — U.S. businesses added a robust 230,000 jobs in September, a private survey found, a…

WASHINGTON | New Tesla chair must rein in CEO Musk at key moment

WASHINGTON — It won’t be an easy job. Whoever becomes the new chairman of Tesla Motors…

WASHINGTON | Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly for affluent

WASHINGTON  — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in…