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December 14, 2018 2:23 PM US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo a shopper walks through Dolphin Mall while shopping on Black Friday in Miami. On Friday, Dec. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for November. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset 81

December 11, 2018 6:01 AM 2019 Ford Ranger scores highest fuel economy rating

The new Ford Ranger gets better fuel economy than any truck in its class, including the old one. The reborn midsize pickup is powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated at 270 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque that’s mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Despite competing with V6 engines on power, it delivers 23 mpg combined in 2WD Rangers 116

October 29, 2018 7:33 PM Global stocks slide as investors remain cautious

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An early gain on Wall Street fizzled and sent global stocks lower on Monday as investors remained cautious despite IBM’s $34 billion deal to purchase Red Hat Inc and Standard & Poor’s decision to keep Italy’s credit rating unchanged. In late afternoon trading, The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 319.63 points, or 1.29 percent 109

October 3, 2018 3:36 PM New Nafta Shows Limits of ‘America First’

Resistance from Congress, business and Canada limited President Trump’s ability to set back free trade To free traders, the new Nafta is a bitter pill to swallow. It introduces managed trade to autos, waters down the foreign rights of corporations and normalizes national security as a pretext for tariffs. Many of its improvements, such as on intellectual 53

September 10, 2018 10:28 PM NXP Charts Post-Qualcomm Future

Dutch firm stays true to chips-for-autos strategy, promises cash back to shareholders NXP Semiconductors NV, frozen for almost two years by Qualcomm Inc.’s failed bid to buy it, now must convince shareholders to support the Dutch chip maker’s new go-it-alone strategy, which includes a new quarterly dividend. NXP’s investor day Tuesday in New York will mark the first 70

August 6, 2018 3:17 PM Hooters celebrates Chase Elliott's first NASCAR win by giving away boneless wings

Chase Elliott, center, celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP) Thanks to NASCAR driver Chase Elliott, America can go get some free wings at Hooters. The restaurant chain announced it will be giving away 10 free boneless wings with a purchase of 10 boneless wings Monday, in honor of Elliott 81

July 25, 2018 10:39 PM Trump, EU leader pledge to cut trade barriers, hold off on further tariffs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Union’s chief executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, agreed on Wednesday to work toward eliminating trade barriers on industrial goods, as Trump appeared to give ground on his threat to impose car tariffs. The agreement to pull together a “high-level working group” to negotiate the tariff 51

May 25, 2018 3:53 AM Mexico's Pena Nieto 'optimistic' on NAFTA as country makes new offer

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday expressed optimism about NAFTA talks that have been thrown into disarray by a U.S. probe exploring auto tariffs, while a source said Mexico had made a new offer to seek a deal. The Mexican leader said he spoke with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau late Thursday 70

May 11, 2018 2:03 AM As Nafta Deadline Nears, Hopes for Deal Focus on Autos

Possible ‘skinny deal’ would include rewrite of rules that govern trade on cars and auto parts The U.S., Canada and Mexico are focusing on rewriting the auto rules at the center of the North American Free Trade Agreement as negotiators face hard deadlines in an election year, raising the possibility of less drastic changes to other controversial parts 53

March 26, 2018 7:41 PM Trump Administration Seeks Freer Hand for U.S. Companies in China

U.S. auto makers, hesitant to criticize Beijing’s electric-vehicle requirements, among firms looking to Trump administration to help open market SHANGHAI—China’s rules requiring foreign companies to form joint ventures with domestic partners are among the chief targets of the Trump administration’s looming tariffs against Chinese imports. The administration 61