The World Trade Organization on Tuesday gave Mexico the green light to impose $160 million in annual tariffs against the United States in retaliation for Washington’s discriminating against Mexican tuna imports.
Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is offering free rides to residents in Arizona as part of its testing of autonomous vehicles.
US consumer confidence retreated in April after two months of records, as optimism about the economy dwindled, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.
Sales of new homes in the United States forged higher for the third straight month in March, hitting the fastest pace since July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.
The German government will on Wednesday slightly raise its economic growth forecast for 2017, local media reported, stretching out a run of good news for Europe’s largest economy.
Coca-Cola reported lower earnings Tuesday on restructuring costs and flat volumes as it touts new low-sugar beverages in response to flagging demand for soda.
Caterpillar reported its first jump in quarterly sales in two-and-a-half years Tuesday and said it was heartened by increased customer inquiries in prospective equipment purchases in key sectors.
Music sales rose 5.9 percent in 2016 to mark the second straight year of solid growth on the back of a rapid expansion in streaming, the global industry body said Tuesday.
A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page released a video Monday of its Kitty Hawk prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year.
Germany’s blue-chip share index, the DAX, hit an all-time high Monday, as stock markets across Europe reacted with relief to pro-business French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s first-round success.
The euro surged Monday after moderate Emmanuel Macron won the first round in France’s presidential election and looked set to triumph in the run-off against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen next month.