Retailer Results Give Mixed Read on Consumer Spending
Retailers gave a mixed read on consumer spending heading into the key holiday season, with department store chain Kohl's and Home Depot reporting weak sales, but discounter TJX continuing to log strong sales.
Conductors Begin Strike at Canadian National Railway
Canadian National Railway conductors went on strike as talks over a new collective agreement continued past a midnight deadline set by their union.
Home Depot Lowers Sales Outlook
Home Depot lowered its sales forecast for the year as the company reported higher quarterly revenue, but fell short of Wall Street expectations. Shares fell 4% premarket.
Boeing Nets Major Order for Its Grounded 737 MAX Jet
Boeing received a substantial agreement for its grounded 737 MAX, providing an important vote of confidence in the aircraft, while the planemaker was separately close to reviving a big order for its 787 Dreamliner, according to people familiar with the matter.
Nevada Casino Regulator Proposes New Sexual-Harassment Rules
Nevada gambling regulators are set to vote on new rules that are intended to protect casino workers from sexual harassment, but some who have pushed for changes say the guidelines are too weak to afford real protections.
Winter Relief for Europe's Airlines Raises Too Many Hopes
Investors were expecting too little of European airlines going into the winter low season. Now they may be expecting too much.
New Gaming Services Offer So Many Ways to Play...and Pay
There are more devices, platforms and services to choose from than ever before. Here's how to figure out what's best for your play habits and your wallet.
Alibaba's $13 Billion Hong Kong Share Sale Already Oversubscribed
Alibaba will stop collecting orders early for its roughly $13 billion Hong Kong stock sale due to strong investor demand for its shares.
Real-Estate Brokerage Compass Buys AI Startup Detectica
Compass, a SoftBank-backed real-estate brokerage company,said it had acquired an artificial-intelligence startup to help improve the buying and selling process for its agents and their clients.
Tesla Powers Up Its Big Australian Battery
The world's largest battery is about to get even bigger, with Tesla set to boost the capacity of its southern Australia lithium-ion operation by 50% to provide additional stability to the power grid.
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