Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 1:01pm
Losses for bank stocks pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday and put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its third straight loss. Bond prices rose, while the dollar's value sank against the British pound and other rivals.
A federal judge has approved a plan to reorganize a subsidiary of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., clearing the way for the operating unit to exit bankruptcy after filing for Chapter 11 protection with $18 billion in debt.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:42pm
Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's transportation problems, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned as he prepares to leave office.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm
Insurance premiums would soar and some 18 million Americans would lose health coverage if Republicans partially repeal President Barack Obama's health care law without a replacement, Congress' nonpartisan budget office estimated Tuesday.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 11:50am
Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will take up the states' challenge to a federal ban.
Jamey Keaten and Gillian Wong, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 11:21am
With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the isolationist urges that helped carry Donald Trump to power.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 10:51am
The United Nations predicted a modest recovery in the global economy in 2017-18 on Tuesday but warned that its projection is an indication of economic stabilization rather than a signal of robust revival.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 10:01am
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting, fishing and camping to harvesting timber and mining for coal and other energy sources.
Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 9:53am
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu might be upbeat these days: The economy is growing, his opposition is weak and the incoming Trump administration seems friendly, even to the much-maligned Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Instead, the long-serving leader is mired in a series of eye-popping corruption investigations in a country that has already jailed a prime minister and president.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 9:50am
General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.
Michelle Chapman and Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 9:40am
Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs.