Some Good News (For a Change)

These days, good news is hard to come by. Turn on the TV, or open Twitter, and you are confronted with a cavalcade of awfulness. A pandemic, a floundering economy, political unrest – there’s not a lot to cheer about.

Retailers Hopeful After Q2 Rebound

Automotive News reports that pent-up demand, expense cuts and Paycheck Protection Program money, plus automaker support and temporary relief from lenders and vendors, helped many dealers turn a profit in the second quarter — some even boasting earnings records.

Trump to Reimpose Aluminum Tariffs on Canada

President Trump said Thursday that he had reimposed aluminum tariffs on Canada, reigniting a point of contention that had been cleared up prior to the finalization of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, which went into effect in July.