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BC-Business News Digest

August 1, 2018

Here are AP Business News’ latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

RISING CONSUMER PRICES — Consumers face higher prices as companies pass along higher costs for fuel and raw materials and start feeling the effects of trade disputes. Companies warn that items ranging from canned beverages to airline tickets will likely get more expensive as they face higher costs. Some shoppers say they’ve already noticed a rise in prices. By Damian J. Troise and Sarah Skidmore Sell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photo at 3 a.m.

MARKETS & ECONOMY:

FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.

ADP-EMPLOYMENT — Payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in July. By Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:15 a.m., 350 words by 9 a.m.

EARNINGS:

EARNS-VOLKSWAGEN — The German automaker reports quarterly results. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo after release of report at about 3 a.m.

EARNS-TESLA — The maker of electric cars reports quarterly results. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo after release of report at about 4 p.m.

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