- Mexico lowers 2016 GDP forecast, sees 2.2 to 3.2 pct growth Updated: May-20-16 7:18 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico is lowering its economic growth forecast for 2016, citing what it calls "adverse" international conditions including sluggish industrial production in the United States.
- France estimates $1.3 billion boost from Euro 2016 Updated: May-19-16 11:35 am
PARIS - French Sports Minister Patrick Kanner says hosting the European Championship will provide an impact of $1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) on France's struggling economy.
- Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy Updated: May-18-16 6:36 am
WASHINGTON - Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances.
- Michigan revenues this year, next are $333M below estimates Updated: May-17-16 5:18 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Lower-than-expected growth in tax revenue will force Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers to enact a new state budget with less spending than initially proposed, but the dip should not lead to cuts below current funding levels, the state budget director said Tuesday.
- Recent Intrepid Potash mine layoffs hurt Carlsbad economy Updated: May-13-16 1:53 pm
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - The recent layoffs at a potash mining facility in southeastern New Mexico are expected to slow the economy in surrounding areas.
- Cyprus finance minister: economy to grow 2.2 percent in 2016 Updated: May-13-16 9:14 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' finance minister says the island nation's economy is expected to grow by 2.2 percent in 2016 after wrapping up a three-year, multibillion euro rescue program this year.
- UN paints bleak picture of stagnating world economy Updated: May-12-16 6:44 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations lowered its forecast for the world economy on Thursday, painting a bleak picture of stagnating growth with little prospect for a turnaround this year.
- Survey: New Hampshire residents optimistic about businesses Updated: May-07-16 1:12 pm
DURHAM, New Hampshire - A survey of New Hampshire residents shows that they remain optimistic about business conditions in the state, and the percentage expecting bad times is the lowest in over a decade.
- Things to know about North Korea's first congress in decades Updated: May-05-16 8:23 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's elite are gathered in Pyongyang ahead of their biggest political conference in decades.
- Survey: Upcoming election makes small business owners wary Updated: May-03-16 12:05 am
NEW YORK - Uncertainty about the approaching presidential election is leading small business owners to take a wait-and-see approach to the economy and their companies, a survey published Tuesday shows.
- US construction spending up 0.3 pct., led by home building Updated: May-02-16 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending advanced in March to its highest level in more than eight years. Gains in home building and nonresidential construction offset a drop in government projects.
- Tax receipts on farm machinery fall in agriculture slowdown Updated: May-01-16 12:34 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's sales tax collections on farm equipment have fallen from record highs in recent years as profits in the agriculture sector decline, a slide that has forced farmers to tighten budgets and caused sales slumps for machinery dealers.
- US economy struggles at start of election year Updated: Apr-28-16 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON - It was not a great start for the U.S. economy.
- IMF expects $500B revenue loss for Mideast oil exporters Updated: Apr-25-16 5:50 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Oil exporting countries in the Middle East lost a staggering $390 billion in revenue due to lower oil prices last year, and should brace for even deeper losses of around $500 billion this year, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.