Labor Dept. reported applications for jobless benefits dropped to 432,000, down 13,000 from the previous week, and a bigger improvement than analysts expected.
Aircraft maker and union Machinists have agreed to meet for the first time since a strike began earlier this month.
Millions of dollars are at stake in Mattel's copyright infringement case after a jury ruled Bratz dolls designer came up with the concept while working for Mattel.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters said Wednesday it had brokered a deal between a financial firm looking to invest in bankrupt Interstate Bakeries and the company's lenders.
Number of temp workers killed or injured in work-related accidents in Japan totaled 5,885 in 2007, up nine times from the level in 2004.
Lockheed Martin's protest of a $1.16 billion contract to develop unmanned aircraft that can patrol coastlines rejected because its proposal was riskier than other bids.
Second-largest computer memory chip maker said the U.S. will end punitive duties imposed on the company in 2003, a move Hynix hopes will help put it back in the black.
Worldwide deliveries of Volkswagen brand cars were down by 1.5 percent in July amid a wider decline in global markets, the company said.
Head of General Motors is coming to northeast Ohio to show off photos of the new compact car that will be built at the plant near Youngstown.
Richard K. Smucker, Vincent C. Byrd, Steven Oakland, Mark Smucker, Paul Smucker Wagstaff, and Barry Dunaway promoted as Smucker integrates Folgers' coffee business.
Union official says the 14,000 union steelworkers employed by U.S. Steel are getting a record-setting share of the steelmaker's second-quarter profits.
Canada's inflation rate rose in July to its highest in more than five years, as the price of gasoline soared 28.6 percent nationally compared with the same time last year.
Hit Wii console with its wandlike remote controller has been targeted in patent infringement complaints by -U.S. technology company Hillcrest Laboratories.
Auto parts maker ended a weeks-long standoff over a takeover bid, reaching a deal after Schaeffler raised its offer and agreed to limit itself to a minority stake.
New chip design is at once a big challenge to smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices and an admission that AMD nailed a key design feature.
Federal aviation officials are doing an unusual 30-day review of the Eclipse 500 very light jets after reports of safety problems.
While consumers have warmed to energy efficiency only gradually, the trend is increasingly evident with sales of energy-efficient household appliances on the rise.
Vice President of Product Development John Krafcik said Hyundai will display a hybrid version of its midsize Sonata at the Los Angeles Auto show in November.
Plane maker has updated its incentive pay plan as it enters the final stage of negotiations with its Machinists union on a new three-year contract.