U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in April than at any time in the 15 years that the government has tracked the data, a sign that this year's steady hiring will likely continue.
Shares of liquor giant Diageo soared in both the U.S. and U.K. amid rumors that 3G Capital Partners could be considering a takeover.
Hewlett-Packard's ill-fated acquisition of software maker Autonomy will cost another $100 million, as the personal computer and printer maker prepares to settle class-action litigation tied to the 2011 deal.
Campbell Soup is buying refrigerated salsa maker Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million as it continues to make a push into hot categories such as refrigerated fresh and organic foods.
General Plastics, Inc. is expanding its Milwaukee production facility, adding manufacturing equipment and hiring new employees as part of a two-year $4 million expansion project launched to keep up with growing demand.
A coalition of 15 states and the nation's largest privately-held coal mining company claim the EPA exceeded its authority last year when it proposed the far-reaching plan to curb pollution from the nation's existing coal-fired power plants.But, a federal appeals court on threw out the lawsuits.
A class action lawsuit alleging that PepsiCo violated California chemical disclosure standards will be allowed to proceed after a federal judge tossed out the soft drink company's effort to dismiss the case.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday asked utility executives to partner with his company to deliver more reliable power to homes and businesses.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra confirmed Tuesday that she has been interviewed by the Justice Department in its criminal probe of how the company handled a deadly ignition switch problem in older small cars.
Google is disclosing more details about the 12 accidents involving its self-driving cars so far as part of a commitment to provide monthly updates about the safety and performance of the vehicles.
A new report says import volume at some of the nation's largest seaports returned to normal levels following a protracted labor dispute along the West Coast.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company doesn't need to merge with Fiat Chrysler to take advantage of economies of scale in building cars.
Ford Motor Co. would have to invest $3.1 billion in Michigan over the next 10 years to qualify for the state's maximum possible tax credits to keep auto jobs in the state.
Orders for manufacturing technology equipment fell in April, according to the latest monthly report from the Association for Manufacturing Technology.
The death toll from faulty ignition switches in small cars made by General Motors has risen by 2 to 111.
Officials are working to determine the cause of a fire that raged for hours at a south-central Pennsylvania chemical plant.
Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University recently announced the successful synthesis of materials that could alleviate the need for rare earth metals from China.
French aerospace company Airbus is working on a method to return spacecraft rockets safely to Earth, according to reports.
Blue Bell Creameries is reviewing a report from a private laboratory that found evidence of listeria in a carton of ice cream manufactured at its Alabama plant.