Nightly Business Report – July 29, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why the economy continued to grow at an anemic pace in the second quarter.
Plus, what happens when the ‘smart home’ isn’t smart enough?

BOXING

Start-ups are following the lead of powerhouses such as Nike, Adidas and Intel to lay down roots in the Rose City. Here’s why.

apartment

Rents are soaring and demand for apartments is historically high, but some developers are overestimating the strength of the market.

mosquito

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said that his state has become the first state in the nation to have the Zika virus transmitted locally via mosquitoes.

auto

While 2016’s anemic growth level isn’t an automatic disqualifier for an interest rate increase, the bar just got a little higher.

NBR-Thum

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Ford reports a surprise drop in earnings and now some are wondering if the big sales run for the automakers is coming to an end.

Plus, why the home ownership rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 50 years

New pressure on high-end housing

Robert Frank reports on new pressures facing the high-end housing market.

Is the market getting too expensive?

With stocks near record highs, many investors are asking one question: is the market getting too expensive? Mike Santoli takes a look.

Homeownership drops

Diana Olick reports on why the rate of homeownership has fallen to the lowest levels in more than 50 years.

Japan’s ‘Womenomics plan’

Akiko Fujita reports on efforts being made by the prime minister of Japan to increase the number of women managers in that country’s workforce.

Amazon’s big beat

Jon Fortt has the latest on Amazon’s quarterly results.

Halfway through earnings season

Bob Pisani takes a look at some trends that have emerged during this earning’s season.

Ford posts surprise profit drop

Phil LeBeau reports on Ford’s latest quarterly results.

Nightly Business Report – July 28, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Ford reports a surprise drop in earnings and now some are wondering if the big sales run for the automakers is coming to an end.

Plus, why the home ownership rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 50 years.

TRADER

U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Thursday, amid declines in oil prices, as major tech stocks gained.