WASHINGTON U.S. labor costs in the second quarter recorded their smallest increase in 33 years amid tepid gains in the private sector, but it likely was a temporary setback against the backdrop of diminishing labor market slack.
(Adds company responses). BRUSSELS, July 31 (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Friday it had opened an in-depth investigation into Fedex's proposed 4.4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) takeover of Dutch rival TNT Express.
While the University of Michigan said Friday that its final index of sentiment decreased to 93.1 from 96.1 in June, the gauge has held above 90 for eight straight months, the longest period since a 17-month stretch ended in early 2005.
LAHAINA, Hawaii - Trade negotiators from the United States and 11 other Pacific nations reached agreement late Thursday on broad environmental protections for some of the most sensitive, diverse and threatened ecosystems on earth, closing one of the ...
United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) said it would buy Coyote Logistics from private equity firm Warburg Pincus for $1.8 billion to expand its full-truckload services, the latest deal in a rapidly consolidating logistics industry.