08/06/14 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in June to its lowest level since January as imports dropped sharply, led by lower shipments of cellphones, petroleum, and cars. The trade deficit fell 7 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted $41.5 billion, from $44.7 billion in May, the Commerce...
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:06 PM
Obama said the Power Africa effort has been so successful that the White House is tripling the goal to 30,000 megawatts, enough to power 60 million homes.
By Ed Sykes | 08/05/14 10:51 AM
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says it's time to stop vilifying the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/05/14 08:53 AM
President Obama plans to announce a $14 billion commitment from U.S. business to invest in Africa in areas ranging from construction and energy to banking and information technology.
By Ed Sykes | 08/04/14 04:35 PM
Three day U.S.-African Leaders Summit seeks to strengthen economic ties and encourage democratic development.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/04/14 07:25 AM
President Obama will host nearly 50 leaders of African nations in Washington early this week during the largest U.S.-African summit ever convened.
By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 08:45 PM
With the November midterm elections nearing -- in which Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Mary Landrieu's seat is up for grabs -- the prospects of striking a deal are looking shaky.
By Carla Kalogeridis | 07/24/14 03:15 PM
Depending on who you talk to, the Ex-Im Bank is either a financial support that U.S. exporters need to compete globally -- or government interference in the private-sector lending market, primarily helping big companies that don't need it.
By Byron York | 08/31/14
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