Strong sport-utility vehicle demand sent Ford Motor Co. (F)'s sales up 9.5 percent in July, exceeding estimates, while Chrysler Group LLC, Nissan Motor Co.
PARIS (Reuters) - Shares trimmed losses and the dollar dipped on Friday after the U.S. reported job growth slowed more than expected in July and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose, easing worries that interest rates will rise soon.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Spending on U.S. construction projects fell by 1.8% in June, with the decline coming almost entirely in commercial projects, the government said Friday.
A production assembly mechanic works to hang a gearbox on a CF6-80C2 jet engine at General Electric Co.'s GE Aviation factory in Cincinnati.
WASHINGTON�Consumer spending advanced modestly in June, the latest signal that the economy regained altitude during the second quarter.