Wednesday January 16th, 2019 1:32PM

AP Business - Economy

Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi
Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump as his own economists say the partial government shutdown is having a greater drag on the economy than projected
1:04PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open
Sears avoids liquidation after 11th-hour negotiations buy more time for the 132-year-old department store chain
12:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Banks rally after strong earnings, sending US stocks higher
Banks and other financial companies including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and BlackRock are surging after reporting strong fourth-quarter results, sending U.S. stocks higher
12:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
May government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin
11:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet
Other government workers are driving for Uber, relying on word of mouth and social networks to find handyman work and looking for traditional temp gigs to help pay the bills during the longest shutdown in US history
11:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge hears major Puerto Rico debt restructuring case
Protesters have crowded outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico as a judge begins hearing a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved.
11:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions
Organizers of next week's Davos forum say that international tensions and nationalist politics can further weigh on the global economy this year.
11:16AM ( 2 hours ago )
MBA Appoints Equity Prime Mortgage President Eddy Perez, CMB, as next MORPAC Chairman
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--After a record year, the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) looks to build on its success with the appointment of Eddy Perez, CMB,...
11:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
US stock indexes climb following strong bank earnings
U.S. stocks are rising as banks and other financial companies including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and BlackRock surge after reporting strong fourth-quarter results.
10:33AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump economists acknowledge shutdown drag on economy
The Trump administration is acknowledging that the prolonged standoff over his border wall funding demands is having a greater economic drag than previously thought
9:56AM ( 3 hours ago )