Volkswagen surpassed Toyota as the world's largest automaker in the first half of 2015, fulfilling a long-held goal, but the achievement came at a cost.
NEW YORK U.S. consumer confidence weakened in July, due in part to a less optimistic outlook on the labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended May, keeping more properties within reach for prospective buyers.
The Ford Motor Company reported strong profits well above expectations on Tuesday, saying that quarterly earnings were $1.9 billion, up 44 percent compared with a year earlier.
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average rose on Tuesday, breaking a five-day losing streak, as investors refocused on corporate earnings ahead of a two-day U.S.