|What Your Car Knows About You|
Auto makers can now collect large amounts of data from internet-connected vehicles, from location to driving habits.
|Trump Asks SEC to Study Six-Month Earnings Reporting|
President Trump asked the SEC to consider scaling back how often public companies report results, a change some executives support as promoting longer-term planning, but that some investors charge could reduce transparency.
|Beer Giants Tap Into Africa With Brews Under $1|
As drinkers in Europe and the U.S. turn away from beer in favor of spirits and nonalcoholic beverages, Africa’s importance to brewers is growing.
|Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019|
With freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year.
|Deere Reports Strong Demand Despite Tariff-Concerned Farmers|
Deere reported higher earnings, saying that farmers are continuing to buy equipment even as they worry about potential tariffs on their products.
|U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November|
Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November.
|How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink|
The president set policy that let his nation gorge on foreign loans, granting his wish of a brawny economic expansion. Now it is paying the price. The economic turmoil shows how hard it is for countries to emulate China’s model of authoritarian capitalism.
|U.S. Consumer Sentiment Soured in August|
U.S. consumer sentiment slid in August to its lowest level in nearly a year, as consumers registered concern about rising prices.
|Youth Summer Jobless Rate at 50-Year Low|
The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989.
|U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Rose in July|
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index rose in July, with unemployment claims, the financial components and the ISM new orders index making the largest positive contributions.