WASHINGTON—A gauge of U.S. manufacturing activity rose for the second straight month in June to its highest level since February 2015, putting the sector on stable footing for the second half of the year.
Did Donald Trump violate IRS rules, by using a charity's money to buy himself a signed football helmet? Four years ago, at a charity fundraiser in Palm Beach, Donald Trump got into a bidding war at the evening's live auction.
LONDON/SYDNEY Factories across Europe enjoyed a buoyant month in June but that growth could be under threat after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week, surveys conducted almost entirely before the historic referendum showed.
WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending fell for a second month in May, with weakness hitting all areas of building. Construction spending declined 0.8 percent in May following a 2 percent tumble in April, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
Two activist investors who resigned their seats on the board of Williams Cos. vowed to keep pushing for changes at the pipeline giant and aired their grievances with Chief Executive Alan Armstrong in letters released Friday.