U.S. business on an upswing
Specialist Peter Mazza, left, works with traders William Lawrence, center, and Michael Milano on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Richard Drew / AP
"American Industry Picks Up Steam," says the Wall Street Journal:
- What's new: "U.S. Manufacturing Rides Rising Tide, Buoyed by Global Growth, Optimism: Makers of everything from bulldozers to food products are on an upswing as production, spending and sentiment improve."
- "[B]usiness investment has risen, a sign companies are spending to increase productivity."
- "The gains have happened even though important parts of Mr. Trump's manufacturing agenda haven't come to fruition."