The ongoing controversy surrounding defective and potentially lethal airbags is much more than a dangerous inconvenience for millions of U.S.
The number of new claims for jobless benefits rose last week but remained near fourteen-year lows, the latest sign of an improving labor market.
U.S. stock futures advanced after equities halted a four-day rally yesterday, as higher profit forecasts from companies including Caterpillar Inc. and a surprise gain in euro-area manufacturing boosted confidence in the global economy.
General Motors Co. (GM) reported third-quarter profit that beat estimates as recall expenses ebbed and North American customers flocked to pickups and sport-utility vehicles.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January, an industry report showed on Thursday.