Thursday October 18th, 2018 1:37AM

AP Business - Economy

What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control
12:43AM ( 54 minutes ago )
Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data
Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.
12:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016
Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, as the nation got hit by natural disasters
10:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US
Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States
9:30PM ( 4 hours ago )
UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit
European Union leaders are giving themselves several more weeks _ perhaps until the end of the year _ to clinch a friendly divorce with Britain before their separation
6:02PM ( 7 hours ago )
Trump administration won't brand China currency manipulator
Administration decides not to cite China as currency manipulator but puts 6 nations on watch list
6:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
Georgia editorial roundup
Summary of recent Georgia newspaper editorials
5:25PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Latest: May says UK, EU need 'courage, trust' on Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May has told her 27 European Union counterparts that the U.K. and the EU both need to show "courage, trust and leadership" to settle their remaining differences and strike a divorce deal
5:05PM ( 8 hours ago )
Stocks erase most of early losses after huge gain; IBM sinks
US stocks mostly recover from some early losses as banks rise, but technology companies, retailers and homebuilders finish with losses
4:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level
Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level
3:42PM ( 9 hours ago )