Finance

Stocks don't always get a boost when the Fed cuts rates

Any hint that the Federal Reserve might lower interest rates often puts investors in a buying mood, stoking their expectations of greater stock market returns

AP Interview: Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill

AP Interview: Hong Kong former top civil servant urges leaders to drop unpopular legislation

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-LGBT-Owned Companies story

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-LGBT-Owned Companies story

Judge grants American Airlines an order against 2…

A federal judge is ordering unions representing American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline's operations

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Back-and-forth trade moves leave businesses uncertain, wary

President Donald Trump's unpredictable trade moves are making some small businesses increasingly uncertain about foreign trade

Mnuchin says 2020 deadline for Tubman $20 bill…

Mnuchin calls 'erroneous' newspaper report that 2020 deadline for Tubman $20 bill could have been met

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board

A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over…

Allegiant Air faces a possible $715,000 fine after safety regulators say the airline failed to properly fix an engine

Insider Q&A: Data management CEO mulls state of data laws

CEO of data management company believes US should set up more safeguards, payment system for mining personal information

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China

Trump administration suspends a trade complaint against China it made to the WTO

Navigating the beauty aisle for women of color

Tips for multicultural customers navigating the beauty counter from taking advantage of store services to playing with technology

Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Sewing for sport: Handmade workout clothes make strides

Sewing for sport: Do-it-yourselfers create handmade workout clothes

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Grounding of Boeing plane hovers over big air…

At Paris Air Show, there's likely to be much new talk, but no big orders, for Boeing's grounded 737 Max airliner

Broadcom, Exxon fall while Facebook, ArQule rise

Broadcom, Exxon fall while Facebook, ArQule rise

Edmunds compares the Kia Telluride and Honda Pilot

Edmunds compares the 2020 Kia Telluride with the 2019 Honda Pilot to see which one deserves a place on your shopping list

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh concerns about trade

Stocks are finishing lower Friday amid more concerns about the business impact of the U.S.-China trade dispute.

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed over…

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed Chairman Powell over interest rate policy

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics

The Latest: China summons US envoy over Hong Kong…

China has summoned a U.S. envoy in Beijing to protest what it calls "irresponsible words and deeds" on an extradition bill that has triggered massive demonstrations in Hong Kong

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Asian shares mixed over concerns about oil…

Asian shares were mixed as investors weighed a variety of factors, including suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz and lingering worries about trade conflict between US and China

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump

More than 600 companies tell Trump that escalating trade war will threaten US. economic growth

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed broadly higher Thursday, led by gains in retailers and media and energy companies. U.S. crude oil rose 2.2% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks