Friday, May 24, 2019
Congressional leaders and the Trump administration finished a round of breakneck budget talks on Tuesday with no resolution but a commitment to keep negotiating and try to clinch a debt and spending agreement that would avoid fiscal catastrophe. After meeting...
Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods. "We're going to continue to do everything we can to keep prices low. That's who we are....
In a matter of weeks, moderate Joe Biden has gone from dead-on-arrival gaffe machine to undisputed front-runner. But progressive activists think they can still bring him down. or a huge swath of political observers, from pundits to Democratic activists, it...
Housing is big money. The industry has trillions under management and hundreds of billions under development. And investors have noticed the potential. Opendoor raised nearly $1.3 billion to help homeowners buy and sell houses more quickly. Katerra raised $1.2 billion to optimize building development and construction, and Compass raised the...
Dear John: Your recent piece on gasoline prices highlights one of the unique characteristics of the US economy. We are the largest oil and gas producer and the largest market for oil and gas. Conditions that are great for producers...
Online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday that they plan to make one-day delivery available to their Prime customers in the U.S. on most items. The company announced the change from two-day delivery as it’s fighting to keep up with...
Tesla has announced its two priciest electric car models will now come with an even longer range. That could help attract new buyers after the company reported a sales slump. Newly built "Long Range" versions of the Model S sedan...
Small business owners spend 17 full days a year worrying about their business outside of work, according to new data. The statistic emerged in a study of 500 American small business owners, which found that even when they’re off the...
Big Apple gasoline prices are headed upward for warmer weather and the vacation season. A gallon of regular is hovering at $3 in the city, after climbing from a 2019 low of about $2.50 in February, said price-tracking service GasBuddy.com. Costs...
1. US first quarter GDP: The first report card of the year for the American economy is due on Friday. Hold tight. Investors will be watching closely after worries about a global and US economic slowdown weighed on their minds...

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