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GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed…

General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year

Families of crash passengers want wider review of…

Relatives of passengers who died in one of two crashes of a Boeing 737 Max say U.S. regulators should re-examine all critical systems on the plane and not just the one suspected of playing a role in the accidents

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

Global commerce is losing its umpire and leaving countries unable to resolve trade disputes at the World Trade Organization

Fed is likely to reinforce a message of continued…

The Federal Reserve is expected to send a clear message when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: Interest rates will likely stay ultra-low for the foreseeable future

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Saudi Arabia's deficit widens to $49B ahead of Aramco sale

Saudi Arabia will reduce government spending in 2020 as the kingdom's budget deficit widens to $49 billion amid sluggish oil prices

Court rejects Minnesota's renewal of US Steel mine permit

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by state regulators to renew a wastewater permit for U.S. Steel's Minntac iron mine in northeastern Minnesota

PG&E Corp. stock surges following settlement

PG&E's stock is surging after the utility reached a tentative $13.5 billion settlement resolving all major claims related to Northern California wildfires of 2017 and 2018

No major impacts on Lake Superior found from Line 3 pipeline

An updated environmental review for Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota has found no serious impacts on Lake Superior from hypothetical spills

Saudi prince's ambitions hinge on triumphant…

Saudi Arabia is expected to set a new record on Wednesday with the sale of a sliver of Aramco, the state-owned oil company valued at $1.7 trillion

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American…

House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President Donald Trump

Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed…

Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract

Liz Weston: How employers help workers save for rainy days

Companies are experimenting with employee emergency fund programs to help workers meet unexpected expenses

UnitedHealth plans bargain bid for Diplomat Pharmacy

UnitedHealth plans to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy at a steep discount about a month after the specialty drug provider said it may not be able to make its debt payments

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Mexico may accept US steel trade rule, rejects aluminum

Mexico may accept US requests for greater region content on steel, as long as there is a five-year phase-in

Small business hiring slow, likely to remain so…

Two reports last week showed that small business hiring still lags behind the strong job growth reported at larger companies, and that owners are unlikely to increase their staffs significantly in 2020

Business economists see US slowing but avoiding…

Business economists expect U

Ex-Fed Chair Volcker dies, tamed inflation with…

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died at age 92

Celadon, major Indiana-based trucker, files for bankruptcy

An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees says it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, just days after two former officials were charged in a fraud scheme

London offers winter warmers with a festive flavor

Mulled wine, warm spiced cider or a hot toddy have long been a British staple during winter

Austria's ban on weedkiller glyphosate hits roadblock

Austria's government says a ban on the weedkiller glyphosate can't take effect on Jan

EU approves state aid to develop car batteries industry

The European Union has approved 3

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Official: China hopes for US trade pact as tariff…

A Chinese official says Beijing wants prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington

Concerned EU weighs response to Turkey-Libya…

The EU's top diplomat said some member countries are concerned over a Turkey-Libya maritime border deal that could give Ankara access to more Mediterranean undersea resources

Boy on hospital floor dominates Britain's…

A 4-year-old boy in a Spider-Man top lying on a hospital floor has taken center stage in the British election campaign