Associated Press Oil climbed on Monday as the civil war in Libya forced two of the nation's largest oilfields to begin shutting down. Commander Khalifa Haftar's forces closed a pipeline connecting Libya's largest oilfield and…

Executive assistants once ran the office. Increasingly, the office runs without them. The decline of what has been a solid career path for women without college degrees has been quiet and gradual, but in magnitude…

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters China's economy grew 6.1% last year, its lowest pace of growth in nearly 30 years. The slowdown from 6.6% growth in 2018 reflected the impact of China's trade war with the US as…

President Donald Trump hosted a signing of the phase one trade deal with China on Wednesday, marking a significant milestone in pressuring China for fairer trade relations with the United States. “Today we take a…

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Donald Trump teased some of America's most powerful executives at the signing of his preliminary trade deal with China on Wednesday. "I sign things, and the next night, I see them…

Shutterstock/Tero Vesalainen Bank of America Merrill Lynch's fourth-quarter earnings beat Wall Street's profit forecasts but missed on revenue as lower interest rates weighed on several of its divisions. Revenue and net income fell across the…

A SoftBank deal to invest a new round of funding in troubled robotics pizza startup Zume was scuttled in December, the latest example of the Japanese tech conglomerate's changing appetite for ambitious but money-losing Silicon…

Aïda Amer and Sarah Grillo/Axios The world's total debt surged by some $9 trillion in the first three quarters of 2019, according to data from the Institute of International Finance, bringing the world's total debt…

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US population barely grew in 2019, amounting to a 0.48% trickle unseen in a century. It carries major economic implications for the nation's future. Major factors of the past year's slowdown…

January is a popular time to make New Year's resolutions, and nearly half of Americans (44%) have financial goals for 2020, according to a new CreditWise from Capital One Financial Milestones survey. Of those surveyed…

Stock futures turned mildly higher early Wednesday, retracing initial losses after Iran fired a series of missiles at U.S. forces that were stationed in Iraq Tuesday evening. Dow futures were virtually unchanged after tumbling more…