Evidence of government-dictated shutdown’s effect on US economy grows more ominous

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evidence of the coronavirus-related government-dictated shutdown’s devastating impact on the U.S. economy has been steadily emerging, and the signs have grown ominous. Sales at stores and restaurants plunged in March by the largest amount on records dating back to 1992. The nation’s industrial output fell by the largest amount since the end […]

Trump declares America open for business under his tenure

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Declaring that America is open for business under his leadership, President Donald Trump planned to tell a gathering of political and business elites on Friday that the economic growth taking place in the U.S. due to his “America first” agenda also benefits the rest of the world. Trump said in excerpts […]

Houston family, businesses benefit from World Series run

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros’ victorious World Series run has not only given an emotional boost to a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. It has provided an economic lift as well. And for one Houston family, the journey to a championship led to a financial opportunity that will help their grandparents rebuild after […]