- Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.
- Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.
- Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.
- US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand
DETROIT (AP) — More Americans are buying cars that say "look at me."
- Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.
- Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection
NEW YORK (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas and stricter pollution regulations.
- BMW Q2 earnings slip on costs for new models
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW AG says net profit slipped 1 percent in the second quarter as the company incurred higher launch costs for new models.
- Asia stocks uneven as China data weighs on confidence
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.
- Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize.
- US manufacturing growth slows in July
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories were a little less busy last month.