The construction sector is expected to add jobs at a faster-than-average pace over the coming years.
Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump's cabinet into a lucrative private career.
Increased demand for construction equipment in North America helped push Caterpillar's revenue 5% higher and the company beat forecasts.
Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new generation of Ford vehicles based on Rivian underpinnings.
The international manufacturer reported first quarter profits of $1.9 billion, or $3.25 per share.
The investment builds upon Ford's $11 billion effort to produce more emissions-free vehicles.
The Chicago-based manufacturer earnings were bolstered by higher defense sales and service revenue.
China's government on Wednesday rejected accusations that it steals technology after a former General Electric Co. engineer and his Chinese business partner were indicted on charges of industrial spying.
Asian and African leaders plan to press China at a conference this week to reduce the politically volatile debt burden left by its Belt and Road Initiative to build ports and other trade-related infrastructure.
Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Tuesday as companies started to report their latest financial results in force.
Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by drone.
A Mississippi shipyard won a $746 million contract Tuesday to design and build the first of what could be three heavy polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard.
Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Coca-Cola Co., up 81 cents to $48.21 Strong demand for water and soft drinks drove better-than-expected first quarter results for the world's largest beverage maker.
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Boeing Co. has won a $14.3 billion contract to service and maintain all B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.
United Technologies Corp. on Tuesday reported first quarter profit of $1.35 billion.