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.
Volkswagen surpassed Toyota as the world's largest automaker in the first half of 2015, fulfilling a long-held goal, despite a sales slump in the U.S.. Volkswagen sold 5.04 million vehicles in the first six months of the year, edging Toyota's 5.02 ...
Ford Motor Co. (F) has benefited from consumer appetite for higher-priced trucks and sport-utility vehicles, which propelled the automaker to a record second-quarter profit in North America.
U.S. stocks were higher on Tuesday and were on track to break a five-day losing streak as a selloff in Chinese stocks eased and investors shifted focus to corporate earnings.
The press has turned its attention to Puerto Rico in the wake of the recent claim, made by the island's governor, that Puerto Rico cannot pay all of its $72 billion in outstanding debts.