Jun 3, 2013 U.S. auto sales are expected to show strong growth in May as Americans snap up new cars and switch to more fuel efficient models. It's great for the car companies, but the deals aren't as sweet for consumers.
May 27, 2013 Some companies who sell to the U.S. now prefer Mexico to China as a manufacturing base. Rising Chinese labor costs are part of the reason. Mexico's proximity to the U.S. is another.
May 13, 2013 The Bangladesh government makes it easier for garment workers to join trade unions. But will that spark the change factor workers are hoping for?
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Apr 24, 2013 A building housing several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh earlier today. At least 87 people are dead and many others are thought to be trapped in the rubble.
Apr 2, 2013 The 'big three' automakers -- Chrysler, GM, and Ford -- are reporting sharp gains in sales for the month of March. Chrysler says the latest month was their best since 2007.
Apr 2, 2013 The big auto makers reveal how many trucks and cars they sold in March -- and economists will read those figures as economic tea leaves.
Mar 28, 2013 Made in the USA is coming back into fashion in Silicon Valley. Today, the buzz is that Google is planning to make its long-awaited 'Google Glass' in California.
Mar 15, 2013 U.S. industrial production rose 0.7 percent last month. The growth, the greatest in three months, was led by strong manufacturing output.
Mar 11, 2013 We look at energy and environment myths and misperceptions we're uncovering on the Petro-state beat.