In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on retail sales and industrial production, while overseas, China will release its report on first-quarter GDP and the eurozone will get a consumer confidence reading.
Donald Trump is set to announce Monday two nominees to the Federal Reserve Board—Columbia University economist Richard Clarida as vice chairman and Kansas Bank Commissioner Michelle Bowman as a governor.
President Donald Trump is talking again about getting the U.S. into a Pacific Rim trade agreement. But any serious effort to do so would be fraught with difficulty, not least because Mr. Trump is demanding a “substantially better” deal than Washington got two years ago.
Volkswagen’s commercial-vehicles unit is considering a takeover of Navistar, one of America’s largest truck makers worth nearly $4 billion—an ambitious move for the German car maker just days after naming a new CEO.
Lawmakers in Maine seeking to broaden access to an opioid overdose-reversal drug are pushing back against the latest limits supported by Gov. Paul LePage, who has long argued greater availability could enable addicts.
Apparel chains are starting to deploy sales staff armed with technology that can allow them to video chat and send photos of shirts or ties—and get paid commissions for online orders the same way they do for ringing up items at the cash register.
Before stepping down, Martin Sorrell faced a choice: endure an investigation into an allegation of personal misconduct, or leave the advertising giant he founded three decades ago, say people familiar with the board and Mr. Sorrell.
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