Economic outlook

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a one-on-one talk on Balancing Nature and the Global Economy, at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 12, 2019 - 1:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With global growth slowing and many countries struggling with high debts, now is not the time for the "self-inflicted" economic wound of trade wars, the head of the International Monetary Fund is warning. "The key is to avoid the wrong policies, and this is especially the case for...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, gestures as he and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pose for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. China said Thursday, April 11, 2019, that trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken the world economic outlook. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
April 11, 2019 - 6:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken the world economic outlook. The latest discussions had achieved "new substantial progress," Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at...
Read More
April 11, 2019 - 5:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken the world economic outlook. The latest discussions had achieved "new substantial progress," Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at...
Read More
April 11, 2019 - 5:05 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken the world economic outlook. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang on Thursday said the latest discussions had achieved "new substantial progress." The...
Read More
Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 10, 2019 - 5:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Wednesday amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. France's CAC 40 rose 0.4% in early trading to 5,455.98, while Germany's DAX gained 0.5% to 11,907.95. Britain's FTSE 100 was little changed but...
Read More
Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 10, 2019 - 2:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.5% to 21,687.57. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was little changed, inching up less than 0.1% to 6,223.50...
Read More
Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 09, 2019 - 10:58 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped nearly 0.8% in morning trading to 21,635.16. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped...
Read More
FILE- In this April 2, 2019, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader Tommy Kalikas work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 09, 2019 - 10:07 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped nearly 0.8% in morning trading to 21,635.16. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped...
Read More
FILE- In this April 2, 2019, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader Tommy Kalikas work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Industrial companies led a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Tuesday, ending the benchmark S&P 500's eight-day winning streak. The sell-off came as traders weighed growing trade tensions between the U.S. and the European Union, and a report forecasting dimmer global economic growth this year...
Read More
FILE- In this April 2, 2019, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader Tommy Kalikas work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 09, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Industrial companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday afternoon, threatening to snap the market's eight-day winning streak. Financial companies, cruise lines and hotel operators also helped pull the market lower. General Electric fell 3.1%, Morgan Stanley slid 1.4%, MGM Resorts International...
Read More

Pages