The U.S. manufacturing expansion revved up in August, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Management.
NEW YORK: US stocks held near the unchanged mark on Tuesday as investors digested the latest batch of solid economic reports on the heels of the strongest monthly performance for the S&P since February.
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.
Halliburton (HAL) has reached a $1.1 billion agreement aimed at settling most claims filed against the company related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil-field services giant said Tuesday.
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.