NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 72 or 1.2 percent, to $60.83. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 20 or. 7 percent, to $29.48.» Read More
As the pace of innovation quickens, finding an edge is becoming harder. How can the U.S. nurture innovation?
As the landscape of innovation becomes increasingly global, there's growing concern that the U.S is no longer the leader.
A growing number of parents and educators are leveraging technology to transform grade-school education into a stay-at-home, online experience, partly because of shrinking public budgets and curricula.
Some of the the best tech innovators are college dropouts. Now one of them is paying aspiring ones to quit school and brainstorm. Peter Thiel's fellowship program is now underway.
The city of Charlotte, N.C. and a handful of major companies are hoping cutting-edge technology can show 82,000 workers in the biggest downtown office towers how to save energy
Sharing insight into how the NFL league is faring financially since the recession and the latest on the stadium construction, with Mark Murphy, Green Bay Packers president/CEO and CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Builders cut back on spending by the largest amount in six months in July with sharp reductions in outlays for government building projects.
Breaking down the data on August's ISM manufacturing and July's construction spending numbers, with CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, and perspective on the U.S. economy, with Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial chief economist
Could a White House announcement provide a much needed boost to home builders? Insight with Josh Levin,Citi, and Daniel Oppenheim, Credit Suisse.
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Private-sector meteorologists are selling customized weather data to a myriad of enterprises — from agriculture to construction to transportation .
Is a spike in existing home sales a positive sign for investors? Discussing the outlook in home building, with Richard Dugas, PulteGroup CEO.
Dan DiMicco gives Cramer his 3-point plan for creating jobs in the U.S.
Swedish construction company Skanska is expanding to Romania, banking on growth potential and infrastructure needs in the European Union's newest member, Skanska Executive Vice President Roman Wieczorek told CNBC.com.
Data from the US housing market has not made for nice reading in recent months but one analysts believes the worst could well be over and that if you take a closer look at the data prices are stabilizing.
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China's government has got an ambitious plan to divert trillions of gallons of water from the Yangtze River to quench the thirst of the millions of Chinese in the country's north plain. But the expensive plan is raising a lot of eyebrows. The NYT reports.
The question now is how much economic growth may slow, before the authorities shift from controlling inflation to revving the growth engine. The NYT reports.
Although it hasn't made sense lately, Cramer sees the market making a shift.
More than two months after natural disasters struck Japan, the country can finally rebuild, prompting a shift into industrial names.