The U.S. manufacturing expansion revved up in August, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Management.
U.S. stocks turned lower Tuesday, after stock-market gains in August led to the largest monthly increases for the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 since February.
Flags flying at a Halliburton facility in Williston, North Dakota on Aug. 20, 2013. Karen Blieber�AFP/Getty Images. The deal will pay off damage claims from property holders and commercial fisheries affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
WASHINGTON -- Construction spending rebounded strongly in July and manufacturing activity in the U.S. increased to its highest level in nearly 3� years in August, in further signs of vigor in the economy.
A week after the S&P 500-stock index topped 2000 for the first time, a market strategist at Morgan Stanley says 3000 is a possibility before the economic expansion ends.