The tech maker for Tesla and Apple wants Americans to build liquid display screens
Workhorse DC-9 Heads to the Afterlife in the Sky
Delta’s flight 2014 from Minneapolis to Atlanta yesterday had all the attraction of a longish bus ride. Passengers will be riding a jalopy of a jet, a 120-seat DC-9 that was manufactured in 1978. The round trip fare on the …
Good News for the Economy as 2014 Begins
Unemployment, manufacturing and construction figures all point to economic growth
Why Boeing is Going to War With Its Employees
Unlike a lot of businesses, Boeing’s commercial jet division knows what the future will bring. Its order book is stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey, as the next version of the workhorse 737 rolls on and production of the 787 …
Harley-Davidson to Start Making Bikes in India
Will export to Europe and Southeast Asia from Indian base
Foroohar: The Fed Is Making the Two Americas Problem Worse
The Federal Reserve Bank isn’t supposed to be political. But, of course, it is. Just look at the recent decision to delay “tapering,” or scaling back the $85 billion a month asset buying spree that the bank has been on for …
The Major Companies Bringing Manufacturing Back to America
Watch this video to see who is manufacturing in America again
Made in America: Photos From the Heyday of American Manufacturing
Creating nearly $2 trillion worth of goods each year, America remains a manufacturing powerhouse, but more and more, all that stuff is being made by machines rather than people. Of course that wasn’t always the case. By the end …
Why They Build Mega Yachts in Central China — an Economic Mystery Story
This article is the second in Foroohar’s series on Chinese business developments and their effects on the global economy; find the rest of the series here.
It’s tough to feel sorry for billionaires. But even they have taken a hit over the past five years, or so says Brad Bean, the managing director of Dynasty Yachts in Wuhan, China, …
Guess Who’s Bullish on Europe? China’s New Investment Play
Another day in Europe, another Chinese acquisition: over the first June weekend it was the turn of three prestigious Bordeaux wine châteaus, Bon Pasteur, Rolland-Mallet and Bertineau St.-Vincent, to be acquired by the Hong Kong–based Goldin Group for an undisclosed amount.
A new wave of Chinese investment is rolling across the …
Forget ‘Buy American’? U.S. Retailers Push an ‘Imports Work’ Campaign
Wanna support American workers? Buy imports. So says a new report, which claims that a cheap, robust imports marketplace not only helps American workers and families, but local farmers, manufacturers, and small businesses as well.
Bangladesh Factory Collapse Will Force Companies to Rethink Outsourced Manufacturing
The news of yet another disaster in the Bangladeshi garment industry will force large western corporations to reevaluate where they produce their goods.