economy

Some Wash. wheat farmers back labels for GM foods

Some Washington state wheat farmers have thrown their support behind legislation requiring…

Spanish unemployment rises further to 24 pct

Spain's unemployment rate has jumped to nearly 24 percent in the fourth…

UK's tallest building adds drama to London's sky

Passengers stepping out of London Bridge tube station cannot help but crane…

US sets first catch limits in Caribbean fish

The U.S. government is imposing limits on the number of fish that…

After Obama speech, three arguments for housing

President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech that…

AP Interview: Asia to power world economy in 2012

The global economic slowdown will affect Asia this year but the region…

Davos leaders look to China's investments abroad

The head of one of China's biggest private equity firms says Chinese…

Davos leaders: Latin America can survive recession

When the developed world sneezes, the old saying goes, Latin America catches…

Germany's Merkel: Europe's strugglers must reform

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stuck to her agenda of reform for…

Greece hopes for debt swap deal by end of week

Greece says it is aiming to complete negotiations on its debt swap…

How to fix Social Security confounds Fla. retirees

It's an urgent issue seemingly on the minds of many in this…

Jamaica launches emergency jobs initiative

Jamaica's month-old government on Wednesday launched the first phase of an emergency…

Obama challenges: Shrink gap between rich, poor

Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama delivered a populist…

Obama speech echoes in town with failed factory

After 19 years running state unemployment offices across northern Missouri, Steve Moore…

Obama to Republicans: Game on

President Barack Obama delivered an election-year broadside to Republicans: Game on. The…

Pharma's niche focus spurs US aid for antibiotics

The pharmaceutical industry won approval to market a record number of new…

Reactions to the State of the Union by Obama

Reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address: ___ "No…

Reactions to the State of the Union by Obama

Reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address: ___ "No…

Stocks close higher on Fed promise of low rates

Stocks are closing at their highest level in more than eight months…

Stocks slip on economic growth, Greek debt fears

Stock markets slipped on Wednesday as investors weighed signs of recession in…