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Tesla Plays the Long Game With Semi TruckTesla 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 AssetsFox 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 TrialAn 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 EngineBig 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 InvestmentVW 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 OverhaulGOP 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 ImpactTax 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 StronglyHousing 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 OctoberU.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 ToolkitFed'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.