U.S. manufacturing activity slowed as weak overseas demand and government belt-tightening at home led to the most sluggish growth rate since October.» Read More
Nokia unveiled a new mid-range Asha phone priced at $99, aiming to prevent consumers, particularly in emerging markets, from switching to Google's Android as they upgrade from basic phones.
Toyota Motor more than doubled its fourth quarter net profit, as the yen's depreciation helped the automaker export more profitably.
Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness is very optimistic about the competitiveness of America's workforce. She says talent-driven innovation is the most important driver of competitiveness going forward.
Now Foxconn, a potent symbol of the perks and perils of globalization, is taking a step that, not all that long ago, would have seemed unthinkable. The New York Times reports.
There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Though investors are abandoning solar manufacturing, the solar game is far from over, with the next boom expected in storage, one analyst says.
After the deadly Bangladesh building collapse, some retailers are sharing information about how their products were made. The NYT reports.
Ferrari chairman says the company will build only 7,000 cars this year, down from 7,300 in 2012, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The first shot has been fired from a gun made by a 3D printer. NY Sen. Chuck Schumer said gun printing should be crime.
After years of ignoring the luxury pick-up market, the folks running Chevrolet have had a change of heart. The company is extending its pick-up lineup with the new Silverado High Country.
The euro zone's business downturn dragged on in April, suggesting the region may be falling deeper into recession this quarter, business surveys showed on Monday.
Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple’s products, which is helping the market for competitors’ mobile devices.
The U.S. manufacturing sector added no jobs in April, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
In the wake of the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, retailers are looking to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., but it's not easy to do.
Ford is exposed to Europe's staggering economy and pain of expansion in China. But investors can't ignore the automaker's domestic sales, reports TheStreet.com.
Recent data reveals signs of an inconsistent economy. Allen Sinai, Decision Economics chief economist; and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, discuss.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on last month's jobs numbers, and reaction from a panel of experts which include; Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing and factory orders. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman provides instant reaction.
GM reported better-than-expected earnings, led by its North American business and a smaller-than-anticipated loss in Europe.
Western companies are scrambling to address public concerns about working conditions in Bangladesh. The NYT reports.