BC-APFN-Business News Digest
Aug. 28, 2018
Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
US-MEXICO-TRADE — President Donald Trump's declaration of victory in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raises at least as many questions as it answers. By Paul Wiseman, Luis Alonso Lugo and Rob Gillies. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos after midnight.
STUDENT LOAN OFFICIAL-RESIGNATION — The nation's roughly 44 million student loan borrowers have lost their advocate inside in the U.S. government. Seth Frotman, the government's top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest Monday, citing what he says is the White House's hostility toward protecting the nation's student loan borrowers. His departure leaves a critical role inside the U.S. government unfilled at a time of crisis in the student loan market. By Ken Sweet. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos after midnight.
MARKETS & ECONOMY:
FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.
HOME PRICES — The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for June is released. By Josh Boak. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 9:00 a.m. 300 words by 9:45 a.m.
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE — The Conference Board releases its August index on U.S. consumer confidence. By Paul Wiseman. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 10 a.m. 300 words by 10:45 a.m.