WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a sharp 12.8% in July as higher prices and limited inventory sidelined would-be buyers.
The European Union won’t clinch a trade deal with the U.S. by Nov. 1 as originally targeted, according to the bloc’s chief trade negotiator.
China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil — retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports that sent U.S. stock futures tumbling.
Amazon.com has signed a deal with Cargojet Inc. that would allow the online retailer to buy a stake in the Canadian cargo carrier.
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Executives at Daimler Trucks North America cited an increase in customer take rates for active safety technology and provided updates on the manufacturer’s initiatives to enhance maintenance and customer service during a press even…
Negotiations are well underway in Michigan government as legislative Republicans and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer look to reach a compromise on the state budget, an issue closely tied this year to finding more money for fixing the roads.
Cargo thefts are down 14% in the second quarter of 2019, with 150 incidents in the United States and Canada, according to CargoNet, a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics Inc of Jersey City, N.J.
Most of the nation’s largest seaports are reporting record cargo volume amid stalled trade negotiations between the United States and China.
Amazon.com, criticized for wielding too much power over third-party merchants on its marketplace, said it will spend some $15 billion this year to help them boost sales.
BEIJING — China appealed to Washington on Aug. 22 to “meet each other halfway” and settle a trade war instead of going ahead with planned tariff hikes that Beijing warned will trigger retaliation.