October 12, 2020

Liz Weston: Suddenly retired? Here's what to do next

The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh the health risks of continuing […]
October 12, 2020

International ag internship program's long history of success interrupted by COVID-19

Since 1978, more than 40,000 visitors have been on U.S. farms because of the program. But because of COVID-19, hundreds of farmers are left in […]
October 12, 2020

EU appoints McGuinness as new financial services chief

The European Union has appointed Ireland’s Mairead McGuinness as the new commissioner in charge of financial services. After European lawmakers approved her appointment last week, […]
October 12, 2020

The Latest: China to test city of 9 million amid new cases

BEIJIJNG — China’s government says all 9 million people in the eastern city of Qingdao will be tested for the coronavirus this week after nine […]
October 12, 2020

This Week: Delta earns, producer price index, retail sales

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: TURBULENT TRAJECTORY Delta Air Lines reports its results for the […]
October 12, 2020

Kashkari says economy needs more fiscal support to aid recover

The U.S. economic recovery has “flattened out” and is in vital need additional support from fiscal policy, said Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel […]
October 12, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shaky claims on virus, Dem misfires

WASHINGTON — Impatient to return to the campaign trail, President Donald Trump dubiously claimed he’s fully recovered and immune from COVID-19, hailed a cure that […]
October 12, 2020

Minnesota health care workers it's getting harder to get paid time off for COVID testing, exposure

As a part-time nurse at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Megan Murphy has twice been forced to take a leave from work this summer […]
October 11, 2020

Kashkari says stimulus crucial to revive a flattened recovery

The U.S. economic recovery has “flattened out” and is in vital need of additional support from fiscal policy, said Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President […]
October 11, 2020

Average US gas price falls to under $2.25/gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell half a penny over the past two weeks to just under $2.25 per gallon. […]