JPMorgan Chase Makes Big Bet On Detroit
May 21 2014 11:57 AM
The bank’s investment in the Motor City will fund blight removal, home loans, job training and small business loans, among other things.
Automation Threatens Jobs Of Even World’s Lowest-Paid Workers
May 20 2014 6:05 PM
Nike proved it can grow business and reduce dependence on labor. This doesn't bode well for low-wage factory workers in Asia, or anywhere.
Tesla Speeds Past Rivals, Becomes California's Top Auto Employer
May 16 2014 9:49 AM
The maker of the luxury Model S electric car has upped hiring by about 13 percent in its home state.
Natural Gas Boom Attracting Manufacturing To US From Overseas
May 09 2014 3:49 PM
Lower power prices in the U.S. are attracting manufacturing companies, especially those paying more for power in Europe.
Siemens To Buy Rolls-Royce's Energy Assets For $1.3B
May 07 2014 6:27 AM
Rolls-Royce Energy’s gas turbine and energy compressor business has nearly 2,400 employees with an installed base of 2,500 gas turbines.
What’s At Stake For American Companies In Russia?
May 06 2014 8:20 PM
As a key high-level economic forum in Russia draws closer, American companies are weighing their stakes in the country. Here's a list of what they're dealing with.
What Ohio Steelworkers Want From Washington Now
May 05 2014 8:07 PM
U.S. steelmakers say the government should impose punitive tariffs against South Korea.
China Factory Activity Shrinks In April, New Export Orders Down
May 05 2014 6:47 AM
The PMI report marks yet another piece of evidence that growth in the world's second-largest economy continues to slow.
India Says No To US IP Probe
May 02 2014 7:12 AM
Rights holders lost nearly $11.9 billion in 2012 due to illicit activities in India, including sectors like packaged foods and personal goods.
Why China Will Become The Leader Of The Economic Pack: World Bank
April 30 2014 5:05 AM
The economies of China and India have grown twice as fast as the U.S. since 2005, the World Bank said.
How Wood High-Rises Could Save the Planet
April 26 2014 2:03 PM
The hot topic in green-construction circles is high-rises made of "plywood on steroids."
Why Caterpillar's Quarterly Report Is Expected To Show Modest Improvement
April 23 2014 7:36 AM
One key analyst says equipment demand will remain adequate in 2014, despite challenging mining sector conditions.
Despite Recalls, Toyota Remains Envy Of The World
April 23 2014 5:00 AM
The Japanese company has remained the top-selling automaker since 2012 and ended last year with record sales of 9.98 million vehicles.
Chinese Industrial Activity Still Shrinking
April 22 2014 11:02 PM
"Growth momentum is stabilizing," an economist says of the lackluster but expedted numbers.
Palcohol Approved But Powered Alcohol Was A Mistake, For Now: Twitter Users Talk Snorting And Drink Recipes
April 22 2014 9:36 PM
Twitter users already discussed snorting Palcohol, or powdered alcohol, after it was approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
Lockheed Earnings Surge, Boosts Outlook
April 22 2014 7:55 AM
Lockheed, maker of the F-35 fighter jet, satellites and coastal warships, said quarterly earnings rose 23%.
Fiat Chrysler Strikes Deal To Produce Jeeps In China
April 19 2014 2:46 PM
The iconic vehicle is expected to appear on the mainland by the end of next year.
Boeing To Shut Long Beach, Calif., Plant That Makes C-17 Globemaster
April 09 2014 2:56 PM
Failure to get governments other than the U.S. to buy more C-17s meant that the massive cargo plane's days were numbered.
Alcoa Earnings: Top 4 Things To Watch
April 08 2014 6:34 PM
Alcoa Inc. kicked off earnings season by posting quarterly results of 9 cents a share on sales of $5.5 billion, beating Street expectations.
Why US Women Lose Fewer Jobs Than Men During Economic Downturns
April 08 2014 10:49 AM
Women now have a greater share of the U.S. jobs market than before the Great Recession, but for the wrong reason.