Justice Department approves cable and wire manufacturer’s $2.6 billion purchase of fellow communications equipment maker — with conditions.
Sales of military and commercial aircraft by U.S. manufacturers are forecast to grow by about 6 percent, with commercial planes, engines and other parts leading the way.
Chinese officials say they are willing to discuss ways to ease the massive trade surplus with the U.S. in talks next week with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
China's biggest steel producer says it has no plans to bid for Rio Tinto, which is trying to fend off an acquisition offer from rival BHP Billiton Ltd.
Heart valve maker will sell its LifeStent line of stents to C.R. Bard Inc. for up to $140 million to focus on its core businesses.
Thailand will grant tax incentives to the automakers for plants to produce small, fuel-efficient automobiles.
Aircraft maker has been talking to airlines for two years and is considering two options for a replacement to its most popular aircraft ever.
Increase in federal automobile fuel efficiency requirements passed as part of an energy bill that also repeals oil company tax breaks and encourages use of renewable fuels.
U.S. lawmakers frustrated at China's huge trade surplus are drafting punitive measures as Beijing's support for the contentious talks appears to be waning.
German-based chemical company said the new segments will be chemicals, plastics, functional solutions, performance products, agriculture solutions and oil and gas.
Plan to set up a European 'Blue Card' workers visa program, styled after the U.S. 'Green Card' permit, has raised doubts in several nations.
With Christmas weeks away, the retail industry is struggling with consumers' eroding confidence and a weak sales trend amid mounting economic problems.
Analysts cautioned against reading too much into the improvement, given the volatility in the numbers around holiday periods.
Steelmaker said it would buy a Slovakian plant that supplies ferroalloys to its eastern European mills in the Czech Republic and Poland.
Automaker’s President Katsuaki Watanabe said robotics will be a core business for the company in coming years.
Neville Isdell will step down as chief executive on July 1, succeeded by the company's president and chief operating officer, Muhtar Kent.
Biggest part of the glass and specialty materials maker’s capital expenditures will go toward its display technologies division.
Deal to raise fuel efficiency standards would extend an exemption granted to Nissan in 2004 to help it comply with the gas-mileage requirements.
Trade groups say EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should create a 'single national fuel economy standard as established by Congress.'
Drug maker joins Pfizer and Merck in job cuts as the pharmaceutical industry wrestles with generic drugs siphoning off profits.