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  • How Global Companies Generate Jobs in US  Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    Hans Engel, BASF CEO; and Greg Sebasky, Philips Electronics North America CEO; discuss the impact of foreign direct investment in the United States.

  • Boeing Shares Can Soar Above $100: Pros Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 12:13 PM ET

    As Boeing puts the problems with the 787 Dreamliner battery behind it, the stock can climb higher, say analysts.

  • Is China Heading For a Major Slowdown?  Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Madhur Jha, global economist at HSBC, discusses China's unexpected manufacturing sector weakness in April but remains unconvinced that it points to a dramatic Chinese slowdown.

  • Chrysler Earnings Stall on Costly Product Launches Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 9:17 AM ET
    A car awaits repairs in the service department at a Chrysler dealership.

    Chrysler's quarterly profit fell 65 percent as it absorbed the costs of new-vehicle launches, the company said on Monday.

  • Kodak Selling Two Businesses to UK Pension Fund Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    The $650 million agreement would also settle the fund's claims of about $2.8 billion against the bankrupt company.

  • Durable Goods Report Delivers More Bad News Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods recorded their biggest drop in seven months and a gauge of planned business spending rose modestly, adding to signs of a slowdown.

  • What Dreamliner Trouble? Boeing Beats...Big Time Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 10:47 AM ET
    Boeing headquarters in Chicago.

    Boeing managed to slough off the effects of a controversy with its 787 Dreamliner, posting a first quarter profit that far exceeded Wall Street's expectations.

  • Ford Profit Jumps, Boosted by New Car Models Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    Ford reported quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, with new cars helping to boost sales.

  • Feds to Automakers: Stop Driving Distractions Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    The Department of Transportation wants automakers to limit their in-car communication systems in an effort to curb distracted driving accidents.

  • Germany Drags Down Growth in Euro Zone Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:02 AM ET

    A sharp drop in German business activity overshadowed an easing downturn in France in April, surveys showed on Tuesday.

  • Uh-Oh, China's PMI Miss Spells Trouble Ahead Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:52 PM ET

    China's weak PMI reading puts the nation's recovery in question as economists recalibrate growth projections lower for the economy.

  • What's Behind China's Weak PMI Data?  Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist at HSBC explains that exports have suffered the most as well as employment in the manufacturing sector.

  • Cody Wilson is spearheading a method of firearm manufacture that allows absolutely anyone to build an untraceable gun by downloading gun designs and printing out parts on a 3-D printer.

  • Caterpillar CEO: Most Confident I've Been in 2 Years Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar.

    The best word to describe the U.S. economy and economies around the world is "stability," Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC, despite the company's earnings and revenue misses and scaled-backed outlook.

  • Ahead of Earnings, Suppliers Sour on Apple Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:55 AM ET

    "The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."

  • Caterpillar reported earnings and revenue on Monday that fell short of Wall Street's expectations, and sharply cut its full-year sales forecast.

  • Boeing Gets Green Light for New Dreamliner Battery Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    A grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet operated by United Airlines.

    The regulator's approval is crucial in returning the jet to service after it was grounded for over three months because of lithium-ion batteries that caught fire.

  • Softness in Indian Market a Concern: Ford Motor Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 10:43 PM ET
    Ford Escort Concept unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show, China.

    The decline in the Indian auto industry is a concern for one of the world's largest automakers Ford Motor Company.

  • Carmakers Compete at China's Biggest Auto Show  Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    As the Shanghai Auto Show kicks off this week, is it time for industry bosses to look for greener pastures?

  • Chinese Parts in Japanese Cars? It's Happening Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:53 PM ET
    Workers assemble sedans at the Dongfeng car factory in Wuhan, China.

    Facing tougher competition in what is now the world's biggest autos market, Nissan and its Japanese rivals Toyota Motors and Honda Motors are having to increase the locally made content in their cars.