Retail stores are cutting jobs at the sharpest pace in more than seven years, evidence of a seemingly inexorable shift away from employee-heavy stores as Americans increasingly shop online.
Federal Reserve officials have signaled they may shift away from a post-financial crisis investment policy that built a US$4.5 trillion portfolio to help boost economic growth, minutes from their latest meeting showed Wednesday.
Brazil has asked its diplomats to help increase exports of weapons made in the South American country as it suffers through one of the country's worst economic crises in decades.
Standard & Poor's raised Argentina's credit rating one notch Tuesday, from B- to B, saying Latin America's third-largest economy was on the verge of exiting recession.
Passenger car sales plummeted again in March, dragging U.S. auto sales to their third straight monthly decline, a strong indication that years of sales growth have come to an end.
As a trade deal between the European Union and Canada nears completion, politicians in Maine want the federal government to find a way to prevent the U.S. from landing in a major trade disadvantage over a valuable, and tasty, resource - lobsters.
The Panama Papers have given ammunition to the fight against tax evasion, but much still needs to happen before the world's tax dodgers run out of places to hide money, experts say.
Oregon's first-in-the-nation bottle recycling program will now double the payout for used soda cans and glass bottles, and frugal residents have been stockpiling for months in anticipation.
President Donald Trump will order staff Friday to pinpoint countries and goods responsible for America's nearly US$50 billion trade deficit, in a protectionist warning shot to trade partners like China.
As U.S. President Donald Trump launches a campaign to pinpoint abuses that are causing massive trade deficits for his country, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said it does not see Taiwan as a likely target for any sanctions from the U.S.