Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage on Monday in a buoyant account of the economy's "revving" performance.
Chrysler Group LLC reported U.S. sales of 198,379 units, a 20 percent increase compared with sales in August 2013 (165,552 units), and the group’s best August sales since 2002.
Halliburton agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle what it calls "a substantial portion" of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.
U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion (940 million euros) to reduce debt.
North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest car maker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb.
Through a series of unusual plays, Tesla has five states bidding up subsidy packages to land the coveted plant. The winner is expected to offer the luxury car-maker publicly financed incentives exceeding a half-billion dollars.
As labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize fast-food industry workers, McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants expect to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests.
Based on a survey, foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve.
Construction is underway on a 126,000-square-foot plus manufacturing and office space expansion at Menasha Packaging’s Lakeville, Minnesota facility.
One of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, announced that it has recently opened a new location in Dickinson, North Dakota, significantly enhancing its local product and service capabilities for customers in the Bakken shale oil region.
A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination.
An energy company has resumed production at an ethanol plant in Indiana along the Ohio River that was shut down more than two years ago by its previous owner.
Just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of reducing carbon emissions? Researchers looked at three policies achieving the same reductions in the U.S., and found that the savings on health care spending and other costs related to illness can be big — in some cases, more than 10 times the cost of policy implementation.
Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. says it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico.
One of Maine's major lobster processors says it has addressed a battery of violations brought forth by the Food and Drug Administration, but the federal agency says it has not yet cleared the firm of violations.