Is General Electric Becoming Irrelevant?
October 03 2013 10:52 AM
The diversified industrial giant has fallen out of favor with institutional investors. Here's why.
Caterpillar Price Hikes Won't Affect Everyone, Analyst Says
October 01 2013 3:21 PM
Caterpillar is upping its prices in Europe, Japan and the U.S. but probably not in Latin America and Asia.
For Merck, Lost Patents Mean Lost Jobs
October 01 2013 10:17 AM
Merck's latest layoffs are coming from both marketing and research and development.
After Hiking Sales Tax, Japan's Abe Takes Aim At Cutting Corporate Tax
October 01 2013 7:32 AM
The prime minister's moves are part of his overall drive to jump-start the nation's long-suffering economy.
China’s Manufacturing PMI Falls Short Of Flash Estimate
September 29 2013 10:45 PM
Output in China's manufacturing sector improved and foreign demand increased for the first time in six months, in September.
Siemens Sheds 15,000 Jobs, Seeking To Save $8.11 Billion
September 29 2013 7:16 PM
The reduction in force at the Munich-based diversified-machinery firm will be in the area of 4.08 percent.
Nissan Recalls 900K Vehicles Worldwide
September 26 2013 8:02 AM
The Japanese auto maker recalled five models for a flaw in a sensor, which could stall the engine.
BAE Systems Uniquely Enjoys Strong Defense Outlook
September 25 2013 2:14 PM
Because of BAE Systems' Middle Eastern government clients, it likely will fare better than rivals vulnerable to cuts in U.S. military spending.
Is 'Made In China' Ebbing?
September 24 2013 2:59 PM
Many U.S. firms are shifting manufacturing operations back to American soil, owing to China's rising wages.
Why Russia Is Selling A 49% Stake In AK-47 Maker
September 24 2013 10:38 AM
Two private investors bring significant defense-industry expertise to the maker of one of the world’s most popular weapons.
Platinum And Palladium Shine As Metals To Watch
September 24 2013 5:46 AM
Strong automobile maker demand should boost the 2 metals over the next year, as they stand to outperform other commodities.
India's Ranbaxy Draws Regulators' Attention In Non-US Markets
September 23 2013 7:48 AM
Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy faces scrutiny from more regulators after the U.S. FDA imposed an import ban on its Indian plant.
Euro Zone Manufacturing, Services Expand In September
September 23 2013 5:15 AM
The euro zone service sector saw the largest rise in activity since June 2011, while the manufacturing expansion rate slowed.
How Brazil’s World Cup Protests Are Killing Caterpillar
September 20 2013 1:18 PM
Caterpillar was seeing negative retail sales in all markets except Latin America -- until now.
Aircraft Engine War Not Over With Cancellation of Major Joint Venture
September 20 2013 10:56 AM
Competition in the commercial engine market will stay stiff, so long as Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower engine stays ahead in the engineering game.
FDA Finds Fault With Indian Drugmaker Ranbaxy's Latest Facility
September 17 2013 4:15 AM
FDA banned import of drugs manufactured at Ranbaxy's newest Indian plant, dealing a blow to the generic major's comeback plans.
Pebble Mine Partner Withdraws; Vast Project In Doubt
September 16 2013 6:30 PM
The London partner of a global mining partnership withdrew from a $4.6 billion Alaskan mine proposal, leaving the project’s future shaky.
China Will Soon Have More Robots Than Any Other Nation
September 13 2013 12:22 PM
Japan is using robots in space, but China is about to claim a new title in the world of robotics.
Syrian Concerns May Hike Middle East Military Spending
September 06 2013 3:46 PM
British giant BAE Systems and other defense suppliers that sell to Middle Eastern governments like Saudi Arabia stand to benefit strongly.
The European Economic Rebound: Three Promising Trends
September 03 2013 11:14 AM
Strong manufacturing and air freight data are just some positive economic signs for Europe, alongside the U.K.’s slightly more robust recovery.