Mary Barra will soon lead General Motors and its 212,000 employees who are spread over 23 time zones -- and ensure the global automaker prospers.
An unexpectedly large increase in orders for manufactured goods helped push stock prices higher on Wall Street, during Tuesday's holiday-shortened trading session.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in November, pointing to sustained strength in the economy.
Real flying cars should be on the market in the next few years, but the first wave will be designed for pilots, not ordinary drivers who want to soar above traffic.
U.S. producer prices fell for a third straight month in November, pointing to a lack of inflation.
GM's board has named Mary Barra as its next CEO, making her the first woman to lead a major car company -- and many see her as the leader the automaker sorely needs.
General Motors says it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, with nearly 2,900 jobs to be lost, because of high production costs and competition.
The U.S. manufacturing sector is forecast to grow again next year, with both revenue and investment increasing, an industry report shows.
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
New orders for factory goods fell in October as demand for aircraft and capital goods weakened, suggesting some cooling in manufacturing.
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
Dow Chemical is looking to spin off or sell about 40 manufacturing plants from its business as it continues to move away from cyclical commodity products.
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.