Tag: Economic growth

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to...
Amid doctors’ hunger strike, Poland may boost health budget

WARSAW, Poland — Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding...
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WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C.'s city council is considering legislation that would help manage safety, recreation, environmental preservation and economic growth of waterways after The...
Global stock markets slip as China’s growth slows

SEOUL, South Korea — Global stocks mostly fell Thursday after data showed that China's economic growth slowed slightly and tensions rose over the Spanish...
China’s economic growth stays stable as ruling party meets

BEIJING — China's economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist...
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's central bank said Thursday Asia's fourth-largest economy is likely to grow at a 3.0 percent annual pace this...
China’s economic growth stays stable as ruling party meets

BEIJING — China's economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist...
Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against ‘grim’ challenges

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to...
Trump takes tax pitch to conservative think tank

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took his tax sales pitch to a conservative think tank Tuesday evening, arguing his plan would be a boon...
The Latest: Spain lowers growth forecast amid uncertainty

BARCELONA, Spain — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): ...

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