WASHINGTON U.S. construction spending fell for a second straight month in May after the biggest drop in more than five years in April, which could prompt economists to lower their second-quarter growth estimates.
Automakers on Friday are expected to report a rebound in sales of new cars and trucks following a 6 percent decline in May. Loading… Post to Facebook.
Yields on U.S. government bonds fell to new lows on Friday, the latest record in this year's rally in sovereign debt around the world.
Factory activity expanded in June at the fastest clip in more than a year, an encouraging sign that American manufacturers are gaining traction.
Holding the key to the sale of America's second-biggest candy company is a scandal-scarred, $12 billion charity that all but owns Hershey, Pennsylvania.