Trump dims hopes of China trade deal

President Donald Trump appears to be shutting the door on a temporary ceasefire in an ongoing tit-for-tat trade war with China just days ahead of an upcoming summit in Argentina.

Giving Tuesday is trying to go global

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any festival which celebrates feelings of goodwill and altruism must be accompanied by a shopping frenzy. Thus, it was decreed that Thanksgiving should be followed by Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

Elon Musk says Tesla was weeks from death

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his electric car company came "within single-digit weeks" of death this year as it struggled to meet production targets for its Model 3 sedan.

GM is reinventing itself, cutting 15% of its salaried workers

General Motors on Monday announced a major restructuring of its global business, saying it will shut production at five facilities in North America and slash its staff. GM will reduce its salaried workforce by 15%, including a quarter of the company's executives.

Why Amazon's HQ2 might be better for New York than for Virginia

Amazon has pledged to bring 25,000 jobs that pay an average of at least $150,000 a year to both New York and Virginia in its East Coast headquarters expansion — but the big question is whether that prosperity will be limited to those with Amazon badges.