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2 Federal Reserve officials highlight deep divisions

2 Federal Reserve officials highlight deep divisions

WASHINGTON — Two Federal Reserve officials who dissented from this week's quarter-point rate cut on Friday highlighted the current deep divisions at the central bank.
23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks.
Hudson's Bay Co. closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands

Hudson's Bay Co. closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. is closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands, as well as its e-commerce site and headquarters in the country by the end of the year.
HELOCs, refinancing helped fuel spending, Bank of Canada researchers say

HELOCs, refinancing helped fuel spending, Bank of Canada researchers say

Canadian homeowners who accessed their home equity through a loan or refinancing helped fuel household spending in recent years, according to research by staff at the Bank of Canada.

Choice Properties REIT selling portfolio of 30 properties for $426 million

TORONTO — Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a deal to sell 30 properties in mostly smaller communities across Canada for $426 million. The buyer was not immediately identified.
Canadian retail sales up 0.4 per cent in July, first increase in three months

Canadian retail sales up 0.4 per cent in July, first increase in three months

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.4 per cent in July to $51.5 billion, the first increase in three months. Economists had expected an increase of 0.6 per cent, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv.
AP Source: GM's offer to UAW would add lower-paying jobs

AP Source: GM's offer to UAW would add lower-paying jobs

DETROIT — A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.
Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attack

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Any attack on Iran by the U.S.
California promises fight to keep auto emission authority

California promises fight to keep auto emission authority

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a long-awaited move by the home-sharing company that is both loved and reviled for its disruption of the hotel business. Airbnb disclosed the news in a brief statement.
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