The Great Recession shrank Americans' wealth so much that in 2010 median family net worth was no more than it had been in 1992 after adjusting for inflation, the Federal Reserve reported Monday.
Police raids on factories in the Indian capital revealed dozens of migrant kids hard at work Tuesday despite laws against child labor.
Akerson says he's cautiously optimistic that U.S. political leaders will agree on an economic package to keep the country from tipping into a recession.
Apple is escalating the feud between two of the world's most influential companies by dumping Google's mapping service as a built-in feature on most iPhones and iPads.
Shares of steel companies fell Monday on investor concerns that industry conditions will worsen as steel prices fall and demand for the metal slows in a weakening economy.
Iraq awarded contracts worth nearly $300M to Indian and Danish firms to set up factories to manufacture oil and gas pipelines, an official said.
Global investment in renewable energy reached a record of $257B last year, with solar attracting more than half the total spending, according to a U.N. report.
An Airbus official says the Boeing's decision to close its Wichita plant will likely have a favorable impact on Airbus operations.
China's auto market revved to life in May despite the weakening economy, with vehicle sales jumping nearly 16 percent from a year earlier to 1.61 million units, industry figures showed.
Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha Motor said it is aiming to boost global sales in marine business such as outboard motors and boats by about 70 percent.
Century Aluminum will spend $12.5M in cash to acquire a Dutch production facility that belonged to the former Zeeland Aluminum.
As "smart" as today's phones are, they can't compensate for human folly.
With more than $2B in cash, bankruptcy for RIM seems unlikely in the near term, but these are troubling times for Canada's Silicon Valley.
The NHTSA says on its website that lower control arms in the rear suspension can rust and break, possibly causing a crash.
American Crystal Sugar leaders and union representatives aren't making progress on contract talks in a dispute that has locked out workers and dragged on for 10 months.
A union leader says layoffs have begun at Sparrows Point with the steel mill's owner shutting down the blast furnace.
Officials expect a plastic packaging manufacturer to start production this summer at a former Indiana auto-parts factory that closed six years ago.
Police in Georgia are trying to figure out who stole about 400,000 toothpicks worth nearly $3,000 from a manufacturer in Athens.
Ben Bernanke avoided giving any signals about what the Fed might do in response to a slowdown in hiring.