Industrial production rose as a bounce back in motor vehicle assembly lifted manufacturing output, a hopeful sign for the economy.» Read More
Former Chairman of AT&T, Ed Whitacre, came out of retirement to run General Motors during the auto bailout. He discusses lessons of the auto bailout, and its impact on American business management.
Hewlett-Packard is imposing new limits on the employment of students and temporary agency workers at factories across China. The New York Times reports.
The U.S. trade deficit shrank in December to its narrowest in nearly three years, suggesting the economy did much better in the fourth quarter than initially estimated.
Japan's core machinery orders surged unexpectedly in December, up for a third straight month and firms expect more improvement in the first quarter, taking heart from recent yen weakness on the back of Japan's aggressive monetary easing stance.
Todd Teske, Briggs and Stratton CEO, discusses how his business is pumping up inventory ahead of winter storm Nemo. Also, a look at the growing demand from consumers for stand-by generators.
Nonfarm productivity fell in the fourth quarter by the most in nearly two years as output increased marginally while weekly unemployment aid applications fall to 366,000, indicating steady but modest hiring.
Koji Endo, Managing Director at Advanced Research Japan tells CNBC's Cash Flow which Japanese auto manufacturers are most likely to benefit from the weakening yen.
Toyota Motor raised its annual net profit forecast by more than 10 percent to 860 billion yen ($9.3 billion) on strong sales of the Camry sedan and other vehicles in its biggest market the United States, as well as the yen's drop.
A new study from Consumer Reports says many new vehicles with small turbocharged engines fail to deliver the mileage advertised by automakers.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on new factory orders on durable and non-durable goods.
Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners analyst, discusses why bulls are very excited to be riding the Dow Transports rally.
U.S. factory orders increased in December even though companies trimmed their orders for goods that signal investment plans. The Commerce Department said factory orders rose 1.8 percent compared to November, when orders had fallen 0.3 percent.
David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia, Standard Chartered discusses the developments in China's labor patterns. He says businesses along China's coastal areas are seeking alternatives elsewhere in the country.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy from the business community.
Japan's December factory output rose at the fastest pace in a year and a half and firms expect further gains, raising hopes that stabilizing global demand and exports will help pull the economy from its slump.
Toyota Motor will recall 1.1 million cars globally for defects, including 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles in the United States to fix airbags that could be deployed inadvertently, the automaker said on Wednesday.
Pockets of the global economy are showing steady improvement, Honeywell CEO Dave Cote told CNBC on Monday, adding that a U.S. federal budget sequester's impact is likely to be muted.
Samsung reported a record quarterly profit of $8.3 billion and kept its 2013 investment plans at the previous year's level, defying expectations.
Dame Ellen MacArthur, chair of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, tells CNBC why she is a passionate advocate of the circular economy.
Corporations are leaving billions on the table by failing to follow that old crunchy-granola practice: Recycling.