|Trump Asks SEC to Study Six-Month Earnings Reporting|
President Trump said he asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to consider scaling back how often public companies report results to investors, citing business leaders who say it could promote growth.
|Tesla Was Under Regulator Scrutiny Prior to Musk's Tweet|
The SEC began investigating last year whether Tesla misled investors about its Model 3 car production problems and subpoenaed a parts supplier.
|Google Defends Push Into China Amid Censorship Concerns|
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai defended to employees the internet giant’s controversial push to do more business in China but said the company is “not close to launching a search product” in the country.
|Nordstrom Deserves Better|
Nordstrom has been bucking the doom-and-gloom in the retail sector for some time. Success in both luxury and discount speaks to Nordstrom’s strength, which investors aren’t giving it enough credit for.
|Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019|
With freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year.
|U.S. Consumer Sentiment Soured in August|
U.S. consumer sentiment slid in August to its lowest level in nearly a year, as consumers registered concern about rising prices.
|U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Rose in July|
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index rose in July, with unemployment claims, the financial components and the ISM new orders index making the largest positive contributions.
|Youth Summer Jobless Rate at 50-Year Low|
The unemployment rate among young Americans fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years this summer, though the share of young people looking for work remained well below its peak in 1989.
|U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite|
Washington and Beijing reached a modest breakthrough in their standoff over trade, saying they would hold lower-level talks later this month on the spiraling dispute.
|Trade Fears Throw Future of U.S. Natural Gas Into Question|
As trade disputes continue, the promising U.S.-China energy relationship is compromised.