|Tesla Plays the Long Game With Semi Truck|
Elon Musk is taking on the commercial truck market with an approach that defies conventional expectations: all-electric vehicle capable of traveling for hundreds of miles on a single charge.
|Fox Bidders Are Enticed by International Assets|
For Comcast and others interested in acquiring pieces of 21st Century Fox, the media company’s international operations are the main attractions, as the U.S. pay-television market slows down.
|An Apparent Suicide and Alleged Witness Intimidation, as Soccer Goes on Trial|
Companies across the globe have been accused of taking bribes, and a former lawyer apparently took his own life, as a case alleging corruption in high-stakes soccer gets under way in Brooklyn.
|Big Oil and Auto Makers Throw a Lifeline to the Combustion Engine|
Oil companies and the auto industry are teaming up to preserve the internal combustion engine, as tough regulation and electric vehicles put the car industry’s century-old technology at risk.
|VW Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment|
Volkswagen plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of their industry on the new technology.
|GOP Steams Ahead With Tax Overhaul|
Republicans are powering tax overhaul plans through Congress with remarkable speed, having departed town for a Thanksgiving recess Friday after important victories in the Senate and House.
|Tax Talks Advance Without an Analysis of Economic Impact|
The tax debate that consumed Congress this week was missing an ingredient Republicans say is essential to any realistic analysis of changes in the tax law: an accounting of the economic growth impacts of an overhaul.
|Housing Starts Bounce Back Strongly|
U.S. housing starts rose last month to the highest level in a year, a sign that builders are getting back on track after hurricanes lashed the southeast and dampened residential construction activity in September.
|U.S. Industrial Production Increased Strongly in October|
U.S. manufacturing made a strong post-hurricane recovery in October, making up almost all output lost from hurricanes Harvey and Irma and boosting overall industrial production.
|Fed's Williams: Time For Central Bankers to Weigh New Policy Toolkit|
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams called again on Thursday for policy makers to rethink how they conduct monetary policy in a changed economic and financial landscape.