Consumer confidence in Europe's largest economy rose slightly, halting a four-month slide, bolstered by falling oil prices and receding fears of inflation.
European Union nations raised doubts whether a planned 'Blue Card' workers visa program would be effective enough to lure much needed skilled labor to Europe.
Fiber yarn plant in Georgia has announced it will lay off 250 workers and shut down next month.
Responding to allegations of worker abuse, an organization of rabbis formed a task force to craft Jewish principles and ethical guidelines for the kosher food industry.
FDA approval comes as Boston Scientific and its stent competitors try to recover from a yearlong downturn in sales for the devices used to prop open clogged arteries.
CEO Michael Dell said Thursday he expects his company's sales to outpace those of its rival computer makers, despite a slowing global economy.
Automaker muscled in on Chevrolet’s Volt celebration by unveiling three electric-powered models, including a sports car.
With a financial rescue plan facing a tough sell on Capitol Hill, President Bush scheduled an address Wednesday night, hoping to persuade the public that the massive proposal is relevant.
Company that makes aerial work platform lifts for business and the military will lay off a total of 800 people at its five North American plants by early next month.
Deal for Lane Affiliated Companies, the eighth largest Pepsi bottler in the U.S., is Pepsi Bottling Group’s largest acquisition since going public in 1999, the company said.
American workers are living through an extremely stressful time, between falling home values, rising food and energy costs and worries about job security.
Court will hear the appeal of a nearly $400 million judgment against the chemical giant over health threats at a former zinc smelting plant.
Specialty materials supplier said Wednesday it will save about $100 million by closing several manufacturing plants in Canada and the Netherlands.
Automaker said Wednesday it is planning to put its Strasbourg, France, manufacturing operation and its Hummer truck brand up for sale, and may announce more asset sales later this year.
Germany's Daimler AG says it's in talks to sell its remaining stake in the U.S. automaker to private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Partners.
J.D. Power and Associates study says growing number of buyers are turning down vehicles due to inadequate gas mileage, as well as choosing Asian nameplates over domestic.
Maker of Hanes and Champion apparel will close nine plants across five countries and cut 8,100 staffers as it increases production in Asia in a cost-saving move.
Pentagon said it will purchase 48 Armor Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement cargo trucks from Oshkosh as part of a previously-awarded indefinite quantity delivery contract.
RFID supplier SMARTRAC acquired Sokymat Automotive GmbH to expand opportunites enabling access into the market for RFID components in the automotive industry.
Federal Reserve Chairman said Wednesday the worsening financial crisis could prove a major weight on U.S. business growth and pledges to 'act as needed' to brace the wobbly economy.