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.
Consumer confidence slumped in July by the most in almost four years as households became less upbeat about the outlook for the economy, employment and their finances, figures from the New York-based Conference Board showed 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 ...
Wall Street shrugged off concerns about China as focus returned to second-quarter earnings season and the Federal Reserve. As of 1:00 p.m.
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.