New applications for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week to a seven-year high due to a weakening economy and the impact of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav.
Members getting another chance to vote on a financial bailout that has infuriated millions of voters after the Senate added tax cuts and other sweeteners and passed it handily.
Chief executive of consumer products maker says customers and suppliers are feeling pinched by the credit crunch and urged congressional leaders to pass financial bailout.
World Trade Organization ruled largely against the U.S. in a dispute over dumping charges on imports of European products, from stainless steel and ball bearings to pasta.
Manufacturing output in Britain hit a 17-year low in September, with employment, production and new orders all falling sharply.
State's supply of the fruity alcoholic beverages will likely be exhausted soon as manufacturers decide whether to comply with new labeling rules.
Pentagon is inching closer to replacing the Humvee, currently the vehicular backbone of U.S. military operations in Iraq, with the latest lightweight tactical vehicle under development.
European Union suggested it will reject Warsaw's plans to save two troubled shipyards in northern Poland, the Polish treasury minister said.
One of the country's largest glass container makers has agreed to pay a $140,000 fine for violating federal air regulations at its Madera, Calif., wine bottle plant.
Jobless rate in the Eurozone climbed again in August as worries over European economic growth deepened and confidence is at its lowest level in seven years.
Fifteen more companies were identified as producing milk products contaminated with melamine, broadening a scandal affecting products from baby formula to chocolate.
European Union imposed one of its highest ever cartel fines on nine paraffin wax producers accused of fixing prices and markets for products like chewing gum, tires and candles.
Nation testing nearly 100 imports from China for possible melamine contamination and has found traces of the chemical in milk powder, health officials said.
Congressional leaders scrambled Tuesday to find out what changes are needed to sell the failed $700 billion financial system bailout to rank-and-file members.
Amount of melamine found in two samples of chocolate made at British candy maker’s Beijing factory was legally acceptable for human consumption, said authorities.
With Washington trying to finagle a $700 billion rescue for the nation's financial system, the federal money sought by other projects is starting to look like chump change.
President Bush warned on Tuesday that the economic damage will be 'painful and lasting' if Congress doesn't revive the $700 billion package.
Delaware judge has refused to allow Hexion Specialty Chemicals to walk away from a $6.5 billion buyout of chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation.
Japan got a triple dose of bad economic news as spending dropped sharply, jobless rate hit a two-year high and industrial production at the nation's vital manufacturers declined.
Barbie-maker filed court papers Monday asking a federal judge to block its competitor MGA Entertainment Inc. from making or selling Bratz dolls.
Cooling prices offer little relief to a European economy suffering as consumers worry about rising unemployment and companies fear the banking meltdown.
Concerns over melamine in one of New Zealand's highest-priced dairy exports have spread to Australia as officials consider if the manufacturing process causes the contamination.
Investigators say they have found high levels of melamine in two more Chinese-made food products imported to South Korea.
Not enough members were willing to support the measure, ignoring warnings from President Bush and congressional leaders that the economy could nosedive without it.
Fear swept across the financial markets Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, after the government's financial bailout package failed the House.