With more and more consumers looking to buy a midsize SUV, Ford is rolling out a fresh version of its iconic Explorer model. Unveiled Wednesday in New York, it's the first all-new version of the Explorer in eight years. The 2020 Explorer has been redesigned with special features, new...
In a Thursday morning statement, China's Commerce Ministry said the just-concluded round of trade talks with the U.S. were extensive and established a foundation for the resolution of each others' concerns. Both parties, the Beijing ministry said, agreed to maintain close contact. Here's the full three-sentence statement, as translated...
Earnings season may not be the club for stocks it could have been had the market not gotten so beaten down. But it could be a period when the stock market is put to the test, as companies discuss trade, slowing global growth and other issues that have shaken...
It's supposed to be a big year for IPOs, but the government shutdown could wind up ruining some of those plans. The partial shutdown, now in its 19th day with no deal in sight, has sidelined a majority of the workers at the Security and Exchange Commission. Only...
After a tough fourth quarter, Lennar's chairman Stuart Miller said December's interest rate drop spurred a surge in customer traffic through their model homes. As one of the nation's largest home builders, with a national footprint, what's good for Lennar could bode well for the broader market for...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday stormed out of a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over an ongoing partial government shutdown, calling it "a total waste of time." The breakdown in already fraught negotiations over border wall funding, which have kept nine federal...
If you win the lottery, experts say, you should keep as quiet as possible about it. A lottery winner from Vacaville, California, whose situation escalated to the point where the police had to get involved, just learned that lesson the hard way. As Lt. Chris Polen of the...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will brief lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday about his department's plan to terminate sanctions on three companies linked to Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire with ties to Vladimir Putin. The meeting will take place behind closed doors, according to a senior Democratic...
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Republicans "are totally unified" behind his border wall fight — suggesting a partial government shutdown could drag on for a while. The president met with the Senate GOP caucus on the 19th day of the closure as a few senators have started...
The benchmark that the Federal Reserve uses to set interest rates could become more volatile as the central bank continues to unwind the portfolio of bonds on its balance sheet. Fed officials conducted further discussions about the impacts of balance sheet reduction at their December meeting, with members...