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  • Fitch Upgrades India Outlook, Stuns Investors Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:00 PM ET
    Mumbai, India

    Fitch Ratings returned India's sovereign outlook back to "stable" from "negative" a year after its initial downgrade, surprising markets with a validation of the government efforts.

  • Apple Looking at Cheaper iPhone, Bigger Screens Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 2:03 AM ET

    Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Amazon Rolls Out 3-D Printer Shopping Section Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:36 PM ET
    3-D printer by Makerbot for sale on Amazon.com.

    Amazon has launched a section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers and related materials, including software, all in one place.

  • Cooper Tire Stock Soars on $2.5 Billion Buyout Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 8:23 AM ET
    Cooper tires on display at a motor show in Santiago, Chile.

    Indian tire manufacturer Apollo Tyres said it plans to buy Cooper Tire & Rubber for about $2.5 billion.

  • Surprise Rise in Euro Zone Industrial Output Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:24 AM ET

    Industrial output from euro zone factories defied market expectations and rose in April, but expansion was slowed by a drop in production of energy and durable consumer goods.

  • The Unpredictability of the Paris Air Show Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:31 AM ET

    With orders expected to be low, the Paris Air Show has a distinct air of unpredictability. The possibility of commercial unmanned air crafts - known as drones - could be a hot topic.

  • Pilots Sleeping on Flights? It's a Gray Area Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:57 AM ET
    Pilots protest proposed new regulations outside the European Aviation Safety Agency in May 14, 2012 in Germany

    New guidelines from India proposing that pilots should be allowed to sleep on planes raises the issue once more of whether pilots should be allowed rest and whether they are overworked.

  • How to Navigate the Greek Debt Crisis   Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Kleemann Hellas' China Push

    Nikos Koukoutzos, General Manager at Kleemann Hellas speaks about navigating through the Greek debt crisis and the company's increasing focus on China and other emerging markets.

  • Airbus Sets First Flight of New A350 Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 5:16 PM ET

    With next week's Paris Air Show just around the corner, Airbus announced on Tuesday that the first flight of its new A350 XWB (extra wide body) jet will take place on Friday.

  • Sunny Skies Ahead: Boeing Raises Jetliner Forecast Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Boeing 787 Dreamliiner

    Boeing upgraded its 20-year forecast for airplane demand as aerospace firms heading to next week's Paris Air Show look beyond the financial crisis to pin their hopes on Asia.

  • Manufacturing Hits Stall Speed   Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Manufacturing Hits Stall Speed

    Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers chief economist, explains how an unfavorable export climate is impeding the creation of manufacturing jobs.

  • Data Not Supportive of Fed's Tapering: Pro   Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Data Not Supportive of Fed's Tapering: Pro

    Gina Sanchez, chairwoman and founder of Chantico Global, says the Fed will ere on the side of caution because of weakness in manufacturing and labor markets as well as missed sales expectations.

  • UK Growth Is 'Gathering Momentum': Pro   Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:31 AM ET
    UK Growth Is 'Gathering Momentum': Pro

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the U.K. is "gathering momentum" following the release of manufacturing and industrial output numbers and expects GDP to reach 0.5% in the current quarter.

  • Chevy Volt joins electric car price war Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 5:25 PM ET
    Chevy Volt

    With Chevy Volt sales lagging and inventory backing up, General Motors is offering up to $5,000 cashback in hopes of spurring greater sales.

  • Shifting Balance of Power in Aviation Business Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:47 AM ET
    A visitor watches the Airbus A380 during its flying display at the last Paris Air Show in 2011

    A few years ago the lion's share of "action" in the aerospace industry was focused on military aircraft, but now the balance of power has tipped to the commercial side, according to an expert.

  • Why the Auto Industry Is Poised for a Hiring Spree Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as carmakers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians, and factory workers.

  • Customer Clout: Retail Acting on Shopper Reviews Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Customer reviews influencing what retailers do more than ever before. The culprit: social media and the risks that negative comments can go viral quicker than ever before.

  • Welcome Home: 'Made in USA' on the Rise Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 4:41 AM ET
    Maker’s Row co-founders Matthew Burnett and Tanya Menendez.

    Abandoning China, more manufacturers are mining technology and crowdfunding to raise capital to make "Made in USA" goods, which means U.S. jobs. What's driving the reshoring surge?

  • Euro Zone Engine Sputters on Weaker Exports Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:09 AM ET
    German Factory Worker.jpg

    Germany's Bundesbank cut its growth outlook for Germany, as it sees exports rising slower than imports, but added that the country could see strong growth in the second quarter of this year.

  • Toyota's Unveils New Splashy Corolla Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    The 2014 Toyota Corolla

    The Japanese automaker delivers a bolder design, more room, and better mileage with its 11th generation Corolla.