Jan 31, 2013 The U.S. government has approved China's largest auto parts maker Wanxiang's plans to buy A123 systems. The result might be a huge loss of jobs in America.
Dec 14, 2012 Advertisers who turned up the volume to catch the attention of television watchers finally annoyed enough people that Congress outlawed the ploy.
Dec 6, 2012 Apple's CEO reveals the company will shift some manufacturing jobs from China to U.S.
Nov 30, 2012 For decades, the story of American manufacturing has been all about outsourcing. Lately though, some new terminology has come into vogue -- 'insourcing.'
Nov 21, 2012 The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Oct 31, 2012 Running the U.S. economy is just like running a business, right? Not necessarily. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the differences between a president and CEO.
Oct 29, 2012 It's been 20 years since NAFTA was signed. These days, the mantra is that more manufacturing plants in Mexico should be good for the U.S.
Oct 24, 2012 Manufacturing activity in October rises to a three month high and China eclipses the U.S. in foreign direct investment.
Oct 15, 2012 U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.