DETROIT— Driving is getting safer. A total of 32,719 people died in U.S. crashes in 2013, down from 33,782 in 2012, according to figures compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA Deputy Administrator David Friedman said the drop came because of safer vehicles, stronger laws and enforcement, and consumer education campaigns.» Read More
United Parcel Service Tuesday posted a better-than-expected profit, citing a boost from global markets, plus its supply chain and freight units that offset a slower U.S. small-package market.
UAL, parent of No. 2 U.S. carrier United Airlines, on Tuesday said its quarterly profit rose as it controlled costs during the strong summer travel season.
U.S. railroad Burlington Northern Santa Fe said on Tuesday that quarterly net profit fell as a result of higher fuel expenses.
Equipment rental company United Rentals on Monday said that it had accepted a $4 billion takeover offer from private-equity fund Cerberus Capital Management
Earnings misses by tech darling Google and Caterpillar, one of the Dow's power drivers, are adding to a wobbly opening on Wall Street. Citigroup though is a bright spot with a better than expected 18 percent profit gain and record revenues from investment banking and overseas business.
Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers union on Friday mark the formal start of a summer of crucial contract negotiations under intense pressure to break the model of business as usual for Detroit.
After spending decades out of the Wall Street limelight, the rails are seeing some spectacular growth. UNP's chief tells us why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Union Pacific, the biggest U.S. railroad, reported a better-than-expected rise in profit Thursday due to improved efficiency and strong pricing despite slower U.S. economic growth and bad weather.
Metronet, the company upgrading two thirds of London's underground rail network, has asked for an administrator to be appointed after overspending led to a cash shortage, its owners said on Wednesday.
The City of Light wants to be the city that bikes.
We did it! Five states in five days, four flights and one long drive. Our journey through America's Top States for Business covered some 6,000 miles, and we hope we highlighted some of the states and practices that are "Keeping America Great".
The economic fates of Texas and the energy industry are inexorably linked. And that industry is part of how Texas gained a reputation for doing everything big.
It's amazing the power you posses when you know a secret--apparently no matter how trivial. To add a little fun to our series on America's Top States for Business, we've been unveiling our Top Five daily on CNBC's Power Lunch. Not only have we been keeping the identity of the states secret from our viewers until the last minute; there is only a small circle of people within CNBC who know where we will be each day.
The countdown begins, as the team begins its trip across America, visiting each of the top five states in days ahead. . The first stop is North Carolina, which ranked No. 5 in our study.
We didn't plan it this way, honest. But it's a good thing our No. 4 state, Georgia, is just two states away from our number five state, North Carolina.
CNBC, America's Business Channel, and CNBC.com look at the best -- and worst -- states for business in our new exclusive study.
Revenue at Eurotunnel, the Anglo-French tunnel railway operator, rose 7% to 252 million pounds ($511 million) in the first half of 2007, the company said on Wednesday.
Britain's Arriva has won the competition to run the country's biggest rail franchise, Cross Country, replacing Virgin Rail, the current operator owned by Richard Branson and Stagecoach.
Michael Boyd, president of The Boyd Group, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner will revolutionize the aircraft industry and will, paradoxically, create an opening for competitor Airbus.
It has been an interesting day for Union Pacific. Plus, did Home Depot get its mojo back?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.