Time’s Up for Traditional Watch Makers

By Mary Hanbury A year ago, the central display in the Fossil store on New York’s Fifth Avenue was full of jewel-encrusted watches from Switzerland. Today, such watches have disappeared and in their place are the smooth-faced “smartwatches” that connect to a user’s...

April Auto Sales: 5 Things to Watch

  By Josh Keefe The auto industry is coming off its best year ever and a strong first quarter has analysts hopeful another sales record will be set in 2016. With the crucial summer sales season approaching, here are five things to look for when WardsAuto releases the...

Short-lived High for U.S. Durable Goods Orders

by Mary Hanbury Orders for long-lasting factory goods dropped in February, indicating that the manufacturing industry is facing significant pressure. The headline figure dropped 2.8 percent, driven by a substantial drop in aircraft sales. Core capital goods– a proxy...