The G-7 summit has co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequalities and environmental degradation that has harmed the global economy and a handful of rich countries can't be the only ones making decisions for the world
Stocks gave up an early gain and were broadly lower in midday trading on Wall Street. Declines in technology and health care companies Thursday were offsetting gains in banks and other sectors.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates were near historically low levels this week as the average on the benchmark 30-year loan fell to its lowest level since November 2016. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says it declined to 3.55% from 3.60% last week.
Corporate profits fell for a second straight quarter in the spring, as the tax cut windfall wears off and companies contend with uncertainty caused by the Trump administration's trade war with China
A senior Chinese officer says the country "will not sit idly by" if the U.S. proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, and warned of other potential countermeasures in addition to punishing foreign firms involved in the deal
China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad
AP FACT CHECK: President Trump is misrepresenting the facts about his proposal to freeze Obama-era fuel economy requirements at 2021 levels by inflating the cost savings and minimizing the potential environmental harm
The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps says it will no longer allow unlicensed marijuana businesses to advertise on its site
A proposed $248 million settlement has been reached in a decade-old federal court case over defective Chinese drywall that damaged homes and sickened residents
German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides