Buybacks and takeovers have more than offset IPOs, reducing the supply of stock by $900 billion in the past four years.
China's exports of military equipment are growing, as it provides easy-to-use, inexpensive arms to developing countries.
The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear a Texas case involving the use of the disparate impact standard in Fair Housing Act litigation.
As the Chinese buy less coal and iron ore from Australia, the country can rely more on farming and tourism.
Australian exports of coal and minerals to China are falling, while exports of beef are rising.
Appmakers that paid about 40¢ per download five years ago in marketing costs now spend $2 to $50.
China’s economic slump crushes demand for iron ore and coal.
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Interface, which has reduced the proportion of unrecycled nylon in its carpet production by almost half, believes sustainability is its best long-term strategy.
U.S. industries have a shot at creating their own “iPhone” by advancing their hardware and software in tandem.
CVS Caremark has kicked its tobacco habit, and hopes its customers can too.
An oil industry public-relations campaign aims to convince Californians that new carbon rules will lead to high gas prices.
Interface's sales are growing as it makes progress toward eliminating waste and meeting other sustainability goals.
Rising transportation costs and wage rates in China are causing firms to relocate manufacturing to the Southeast U.S.
Manufacturing is slowly returning to the U.S. -- and much of the action is in the South.
How have tax incentives and labor costs affected the location of new manufacturing plants in the South?
Current trends leave the future of legacy burger-and-fries chains in question.
Unemployment in Brazil has dipped to a low of 5.2 percent, despite the onset of a recession.
When Apple unveils its new iPhone, its early field failure analysis team will be ready to quickly diagnose any problems.