Digg StumbleUpon LinkedIn YouTube Flickr Facebook Twitter RSS Reset

Fewer Americans Move for New Jobs

Fewer Americans are moving around the country to pursue new work opportunities, as better job prospects near home and changing family ties make people less willing to uproot their lives.

A Surprising Bulwark for the U.S. Economy: Personal Savings

American households are saving more than previously estimated, a sign that consumers are better positioned to weather the next economic downturn.

Canada’s Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute

In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town’s ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump’s threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars.

Sears CEO Puts His Board on the Spot

For years Edward Lampert has called the shots at Sears as its chief executive, largest shareholder and biggest lender. But his latest play to keep the struggling chain afloat is out of his hands.

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.

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...

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.

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.