Mazda stock dived nearly 7 percent after the struggling car maker said it will raise about $2B from selling new shares to invest in assembly plants and developing new vehicle technologies.
Steelworkers have approved a five-year contract that clears the way for a $225 million plant addition, Ohio's latest manufacturing payoff from expanded shale energy development.
Huntington Ingalls Industries says its shipbuilding division has received a $70M contract modification from the U.S. Navy for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the USS San Antonio class.
The companies are feuding over whether Proview sold the mainland Chinese rights to the iPad trademark to Apple in a 2009 deal.
Serious Energy said it will close a window factory that became a symbol of the plight of American workers more than three years ago when employees briefly occupied the building.
The college gains are making it easier for older Americans to work later in life because they are more likely than their parents' generation to hold higher-skilled jobs, which are seen as harder to replace.
The Butler Eagle reports that IMS Systems, Inc. broke ground for a plant to manufacture its high-tech thickness-detection gauges.
Automaker Volkswagen said its net earnings more than doubled last year as revenues grew by more than a quarter and the company benefited from accounting factors related to its stalled takeover of Porsche.
Applications stayed last week at a seasonally adjusted 351,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the fewest since March 2008, when the country was just a few months into the recession.
Union members went to federal court Wednesday to ask a judge to block Indiana's new right-to-work law from being enforced, the first lawsuit and latest conflict over the divisive legislation.
Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Meg Whitman pleaded for patience as she described operational challenges and other internal problems that contributed to a decline in earnings at one of the world's largest technology companies.
A lawyer representing Shenzhen Proview Technology, Ma Dongxiao, says Thursday that the court stopped proceedings, citing a pending case on the trademark fight in a higher court.
A judge approved close to $370,000 in bonuses for 20 employees of Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before declaring bankruptcy.
Germany plans to reduce government subsidies supporting solar power by up to 30 percent within a year because higher-than-expected demand has made the scheme far more costly than authorities initially expected.
A steel mill that fell into bankruptcy a decade ago before being purchased by Steel Dynamics is thriving and being readied for a $76M expansion expected to boost its annual production to nearly 1 million tons of steel.
Microsoft lodged a formal complaint with the EU's competition regulator against Motorola Mobility and its soon-to-be owner Google, saying Motorola's aggressive enforcement of patent rights against rivals breaks competition rules.
Company president Kevin LaComb describes the school as concierge-style job training — exactly what his workers need to keep a quality advantage over lower-cost competitors overseas.
Ford Motor Co. will pump $3.8 billion into its global pension plans this year as it tries to get them closer to fully funding their obligations.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is in talks over a possible alliance with General Motors, a deal that could dwarf France's leading car maker's existing partnerships with BMW, Mitsubishi, and Toyota.
AT&T Inc.'s board cut CEO Randall Stephenson's 2011 pay by $2.08 million because he engineered the failed deal to buy T-Mobile USA, according to a regulatory filing.