U.S. factory production fell in March after companies made fewer electronic products, steel, and other metals.
Moody's Japan K.K. said Tuesday that Toyota Motor Corp.'s profit margins "have come under pressure" as the company has failed to raise prices in overseas markets or reduce costs enough to offset the strong yen.
Apple stock dropped more than $25 on Monday, its fifth straight day of declines. The losing streak has wiped out about $60 billion of Apple's market value.
American businesses sold a record number of goods and services in Europe, China and other foreign markets in February.
It’s heartening to see the Motor City and the state of Michigan benefit from the auto industry’s comeback and be part of the manufacturing rebound that has taken shape in the U.S. during the past couple of years.
Sales peaked at just over 93,000 in 2003, but fell as buyers went for full-size "crew cab" pickups.
U.S. wholesale prices were flat in March after a drop in energy prices offset rising costs for food and pickup trucks. The figures suggest that modest growth isn't spurring inflation.
China's declining economic growth fell to its lowest level in nearly three years in the first quarter, but analysts said it should rebound in coming months.
Jay Leno once joked that you could double a Hyundai's value by filling it up with gas. No one's laughing now.
For the quarter ended March 31, the Winona, Minn.-based company earned $100.2 million, or 34 cents per share, up from $79.5 million, or 27 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.
More people sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting that the job market's recovery remains slow.
The number of executives who are optimistic about the U.S. economy is 146 percent greater now than it was a few short months ago in the fall of 2011.
China's passenger car sales rose a modest 4.5 percent in March from the year before as automakers cut prices to counter slack demand.
Copper prices fell again as more signs of trouble in Europe's debt crisis sent stock markets plunging on both sides of the Atlantic.
German automakers BMW and Volkswagen continued an export-driven surge that contrasts with Europe's chronic debt woes and slack economy.
Employers posted slightly more job openings in February, suggesting that modest hiring gains will continue in coming months.
The largest U.S. aluminum manufacturer surpassed analyst forecasts for a small loss by selling more aluminum to a wide range of customers.
Nokia Corp. on Wednesday warned that heavy competition will hit first-quarter performance, especially in developing markets.
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $444.06 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 9.3 percent from January and up 35.2 percent when compared with the total of $328.44 million reported for February 2011.
The rally has been fueled by the report of another blow-out quarter, and the announcement that Apple will start putting its $97.6B cash hoard to use by paying a dividend and buying back shares.
Sony Corp. more than doubled its projected annual loss to $6.4B, its worst red ink ever, due to a massive tax charge.
The value of bankrupt Saab Automobile's assets covers less than a third of its debts and only some preferential creditors will get any money back, the company's trustees said Tuesday.
China returned to a trade surplus in March but growth in exports and imports was weak as U.S. and European economic woes and a Chinese slowdown weighed on consumer demand.
Apple is on the verge of doing what few others have: change the English language.