US retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the latest indication that economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start.
After months of hand-wringing about the possible crash-landing of the housing market, investors awaiting quarterly earnings from No. 3 US homebuilder PulteGroup this week were ready for the worst. Their trepidation was justified. New home sales across the country had fallen for three consecutive quarters to close out 2018.
Ivanka Trump vowed support for initiatives to promote women in business on Wednesday, after visiting an Ivorian cocoa farm on the second leg of her African tour.
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Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on the region’s economy and security to strengthen their position to face growing US-China tensions, as they wrapped up their summit in Bangkok.
US energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq’s oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company’s ambitions to expand in the country.
The US economy got off to a roaring start in 2019, breezing past President Donald Trump›s extended government shutdown and wiping away fears of a slowdown in growth, at least for now, the government reported on Friday. The unexpected surge was welcome news for Trump,
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sought to allay growing concerns that his trillion-dollar Belt and Road project was pushing poor countries in a “debt trap” and pledged to make the connectivity scheme transparent. At the opening ceremony of the second edition of the three-day Belt and Road Forum,
Senior Chinese and US trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world’s two largest economies remain locked in a tariff war.
Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning. The automaker said it would establish a green-tech research institute with Tsinghua University and provide state-owned BAIC Group’s Foton unit with fuel-cell technology for buses.