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job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce.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 3:30pmHalloween is approaching and with it brings the stress of picking out the perfect costume. For those with kids, finding great costumes for the whole family can add an extra layer of worry during the month of October.
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.