Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months.
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The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next year. And it's not just costs that are pushing up prices. A growing sweet tooth around the world means more demand for chocolate.
Yankee Air Museum chairman Ray Hunter will sign papers Thursday making the aviation museum the official owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant, where Rose Will Monroe and other workers built B-24 Liberator bombers during World War II.
Volkswagen, the world's number-two carmaker, plans to cut billions in operating costs by 2017. That means making the world's biggest auto plant, in Wolfsburg, Germany, more efficient. Hans Nichols spent a day on the assembly line for a progress report.
The environmental group Riverkeeper has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's approval to restart an idled power plant on the Hudson River with natural gas instead of coal.
JA Worldwide (JA) has announced a new partnership with Alcoa Foundation to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education to middle and high school students.
Wayne Farms LLC, which makes products under brand names Dutch Quality House and Platinum Harvest, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing workers to dangerous machinery, fall and musculoskeletal disorder hazards.
Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak, and cause a fire.
A Florida craft beer bar is suing the state over its ban on half-gallon, refillable beer jugs known as growlers.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.
Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.
The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.
General Motors Co. is investing $63 million in a mid-Michigan plant where crossover vehicles are being built.
A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff.
Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a way to unlock value in the luxury brand and distinguish it from its mass-market parent.
Nigeria filed a suit Monday against Coca-Cola for allegedly refusing to comply with orders from the Consumer Protection Council over two half-empty cans of evaporating Sprite.
The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets, and the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy.
Fireball Cinnamon Whisky assures its consumers that the product is perfectly safe to drink. There is no recall in North America, and Fireball fans can continue to enjoy their favorite product as they always have.
Is the U.S. economy accelerating — finally? If it is, which sorts of Americans stand to benefit most? And why is it doing better than other major economies? Such are the questions surrounding a report coming Thursday on economic expansion in the July-September quarter.
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.