Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced plans for more than 28 trillion yen ($265 billion) in economic stimulus in an effort to prop up the economy, Kyodo News reported.
LeEco said Tuesday it has signed a $2 billion deal to buy Vizio Inc., the last U.S.-based TV brand, giving the Chinese company a foothold to fuel expansion beyond its home market.
McDonald's Corp. same-store sales slowed in the second quarter, the company said Tuesday, amid a broader slowdown in the restaurant industry and mounting economic uncertainty.
Elroy Holtmann in his garage in Lafayette, Calif., where the power from his solar panels is used to charge his electric Chevy Volt.
Because political campaigns can rise and fall on the health of the economy, spats often flare over the gauges used to measure growth and unemployment.