10/14/2013 4:08amFord Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.
10/14/2013 4:22amBuoyed by increasing demand for its popular furniture and accessories, Ikea says sales grew more that 3 percent to 27.9 billion euros ($38 billion) in the latest fiscal year.
10/14/2013 4:27amStung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce. Some 82 percent of working Americans over 50 say it is at least somewhat likely they will work for pay in retirement, according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
10/14/2013 8:55amYou hear the same proud claim every time Washington wrestles with the debt limit: The United States has never defaulted. But the record's not that clean. America has stiffed creditors on at least two occasions.
10/14/2013 9:37amDISRUPTORS: Three Americans won the Nobel prize for economics for developing methods to study trends in stock, bond and house prices _ work that has changed the way people invest.
10/14/2013 11:04amGermany has managed to delay tougher European Union car emission rules amid fears they could harm its automotive industry.
10/14/2013 11:22amWarren Buffett likens it to a nuclear attack. Economists warn that government spending on programs like Social Security would plunge. The Treasury says the economy would slide into a recession worse than the last.
10/14/2013 11:29amThree American professors won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for shedding light on how stock, bond and house prices move over time_ work that's changed how people around the world invest.
10/14/2013 3:41pmMacy's Inc. says it will open most of its stores for the first time on Thanksgiving, breaking a long-standing tradition for the venerable retailer.