Dec 20, 2011 As Kodak struggles to avoid bankruptcy, Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio visits Rochester, N.Y., to remember the middle class communities the company helped create.
Dec 9, 2011 The crisis in Europe has hurt worldwide demand for goods, and workers in China are protesting against the lost wages that come with decreased output
Dec 7, 2011 Yesterday, the president spoke about the loss of the American dream. But just how much is the middle class really shrinking?
Dec 1, 2011 The most recent monthly report measuring factory ordering shows better-than-expected numbers for the manufacturing sector.
Dec 1, 2011 "Lights-out machining" leads to layoffs for some workers but saves jobs for others.
Dec 1, 2011 To combat cheaper labor costs overseas, some companies have switched from mass production to "mass customization."
Nov 30, 2011 The Netherlands' prime minister Mark Rutte discusses the future of Europe, the eurozone and the global economy.
Nov 28, 2011 Egyptians began voting today in the first phase of parliamentary elections. The country's economy has hit a hard patch, but not quite come to a halt.
Nov 16, 2011 A new report says manufacturing will have three million new openings in the next decade. But it isn't the same kind of industry it was decades ago.
Nov 24, 2011 Yesterday, Obama dropped in on a Los Angeles institution: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. When the president makes a visit, does it make a difference in food sales in the months that come?