A measure of the U.S. economy's health increased in October, suggesting consumers and businesses mostly shrugged off the 16-day partial government shutdown.
The U.S. government expects to sell the last of its stake in General Motors by the end of the year, bringing an end to a sad chapter in the company's storied history.
More than 2 million people could lose jobless benefits over the next few months if Congress doesn't extend an emergency aid program.
Boeing says it expects to make a decision on where to build a new version of its 777 passenger jet within 2-3 months.
Orders for a wide range of U.S.-made capital goods sank more than previously estimated in September.
Stocks ended slightly higher on Wall Street Friday after the market shrugged off a midday slump.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector hit a one-year-low in October as factory output slowed sharply, new data show.
Walmart announces three new manufacturing projects by U.S. suppliers to produce footwear, curtains and glassware as part of a broader commitment to "buy American."
Business activity in the Midwest surged past expectations in October as new orders hit their highest level since 2004, countering recent evidence of soft economic growth.
eneral Motors says third-quarter net income fell 53 percent compared with a year ago, as one-time expenses and losses in Europe offset strong performances elsewhere.
Chrysler's net income rose 22 percent to $464 million in the third quarter as U.S. demand for the Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee rose.
U.S. wholesalers boosted their stockpiles in August by the most in seven months, a positive sign that many companies expected demand to rise.
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods outside of transportation equipment fell in September.
Stocks fell as investors weighed disappointing earnings from several notable manufacturing and technology companies, ending the S&P 500's four-day streak of record highs.
Boeing says it plans to increase production of the 787 Dreamliner to 12 aircraft a month in 2016, up from a target of 10 a month by the end of 2013.
Factory activity in the New York region expanded more slowly in October, a sign that the partial government shutdown may be weighing on the economy.
Factory activity expanded last month at the fastest pace in 30 months, an encouraging sign that manufacturing could lift economic growth and hiring in the coming months.
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate from April through June, an improvement from the first three months of the year.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods edged higher in August and gave a signal that the factory sector gained a step midway through the third quarter.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region soared to a 2½-year high in September and firms' optimism about the near future hit a 10-year high, a survey shows.
Business inventories posted their largest increase in six months in July, suggesting restocking could provide a boost to third-quarter economic growth.
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