Business & Economy

Stephen B. Morton/AP Photo, File
May 05, 2019 - 9:16 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump turned up the pressure on China on Sunday, threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump's comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume...
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Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 8:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai has found a new problem that can cause its car engines to fail or catch fire, issuing yet another recall to fix problems that have affected more than 6 million vehicles during the past 3 ½ years. The Korean automaker, under pressure from safety regulators, is recalling about...
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Governor Phil Murphy today showcased details of the proposed New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), a groundbreaking new program to bring more venture capital investment to New Jersey while strengthening the Garden State’s innovation ecosystem in N
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David Madden
March 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy continues pushing for priorities in his proposed $38.6 billion budget for the next fiscal year. Spurring innovation is seen as one way to stimulate the state’s economy and business climate. At an event in North Brunswick, the...
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Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File
February 24, 2019 - 9:50 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Companies behind some of the best-known consumer products — from soaps to sodas — are beginning to factor climate change into their business equation, according to a report published Monday. The survey of 16 major corporations by nonprofit group CDP found that many are working to...
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Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 12:03 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea's Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23...
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Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday...
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Richard Drew/AP Photo, file
February 01, 2019 - 9:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Goldman Sachs Group's board is taking steps to slash its top executives' 2018 compensation, depending on the outcome of investigations into the investment bank's role in the ransacking of a multibillion-dollar Malaysian state investment fund. In a filing with the Securities and...
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December 02, 2018 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. "...
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Dreamstime
November 26, 2018 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason: the Supreme Court. A June ruling gave states the go-ahead to require more companies to collect sales tax on online purchases. Now,...
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(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
November 25, 2018 - 8:54 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Don't mess with China and its growing cadre of powerful luxury consumers. Dolce&Gabbana learned that lesson the hard way when it faced a boycott after Chinese expressed outrage over what were seen as culturally insensitive videos promoting a major runway show in Shanghai and...
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