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Behind The Historic U.S. Oil Supply Glut

March 26, 2015 11:37 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Societe Generale Global Head of Oil Research Michael Wittner discusses rising U.S. oil stockpiles.

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Stumbled In February

March 26, 2015 10:45 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest...

China Manufacturing Lowest In Nearly A Year

March 24, 2015 11:32 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according...

Lawsuit Claims High Levels Of Arsenic In Top-Selling Wines

March 20, 2015 11:07 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

A proposed class action lawsuit was filed Thursday in California that claims some of the country...

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Saudi Arabia Looks To U.S. To Develop Shale Deposits

March 19, 2015 9:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Saudi Arabia has a long history of recruiting skilled workers from the West to develop its vast oil reserves. The country, however, also possesses shale oil deposits, and observers say the current oil market provides an opportunity for the Saudis to begin developing those resources.

Whiskey Sales Soar, Lead Spirits Industry

March 18, 2015 12:14 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The founder and CEO of 2 Gingers, Kieran Folliard, discusses rising U.S. whiskey sales.

Scientists Develop New Carbon Capture Technology

March 17, 2015 10:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Scientists from the University of California-Berkeley believe a newly developed material could allow power plants to cheaply and easily capture carbon emissions.

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Report: Robotic Welding To Grow Sharply By 2020

March 11, 2015 11:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits

How Robots Are Saving The Dairy Farm

March 10, 2015 12:12 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Today’s dairy farm is a far cry from what ads and movies would have you believe. Cows go to robotic milking stations on their own, where they are identified, milked, and sent back out to the barn until the next milking. Sam Grobart visited Sunny Glade Farm where robots handle most of the work and the cows like it just fine.

Report: Reshoring To Boost Industrial Construction In 2015

March 6, 2015 9:59 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Construction research firm CMD expects starts of industrial construction projects to increase 7.8 percent this year due in large part to reshoring efforts by U.S. manufacturers.

Southern States Battle For Volvo Plant

March 6, 2015 9:53 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

South Carolina lawmakers believe their state has the upper hand in the competition to land Volvo's new U.S. manufacturing plant.

ISM: Manufacturing Takes Slight Hit From West Coast Port Dispute, Weather

March 3, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the 26th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 69th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

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Cuban Cigar Industry Prepares For U.S. Demand

March 2, 2015 12:05 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

As relations between the U.S. and Cuba thaw, Cuban cigar makers are challenged with increasing productivity without compromising quality.

Apple's Electric Car Plans: Should Tesla Worry?

February 23, 2015 11:36 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Bloomberg's David Welch discusses the reports on Apple's electric vehicle plans with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson. 

Fish Farm Goes Vegetarian To Save Seafood

February 23, 2015 11:23 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Fish farms have a big problem: They’ve been making feed out of sardines and anchovies from the oceans, a source that could be depleted within a few decades. A California company called Two X Sea could have a solution.

Manufacturing Production Up Slightly In January

February 18, 2015 11:31 am | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

Factory output by U.S. manufacturers increased by 0.2 percent last month, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.

The Small Town Behind The Biggest Scoreboards

February 10, 2015 12:04 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Brookings, South Dakota, is the home of Daktronics, a company that manufactures those immense video screens so popular at sports stadiums across the country. Lee Cowan checks out how these massive LED displays are made.         

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$100 Oil Could Be At Least 3-5 Years Away

February 5, 2015 11:41 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Institute of International Finance's George Abed and Bloomberg Intelligence's Carl Riccadonna discuss the outlook for oil prices and production.                               

U.S. Productivity Falls In 4th Quarter

February 5, 2015 9:58 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. worker productivity went into reverse in the final three months of the year, while labor costs increased.                                        

Report: Offshoring, Federal Policy Have Taken Toll On U.S. Industry

February 3, 2015 10:45 am | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

A new report says the U.S. has the most productive advanced industrial sector in the world, but warns the country is losing ground relative to other nations.                           

How Much Does Your State Rely On Durable Goods Manufacturing?

February 3, 2015 10:40 am | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

Manufacturing of durable goods accounted for just more than 5.5 percent of the nation's overall non-farm employment in December. But the significance of those goods to individual states varied widely, according to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Exxon, Chevron Set To Boost Production As Prices Fall

February 3, 2015 9:26 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Exxon Mobil has been working for years on a fleet of enormous new oil and gas projects in places such as Abu Dhabi, Russia, Papua New Guinea, and the Gulf of Mexico designed to turn around what has been a consistent and alarming slide in oil and gas production.

Hatfields, McCoys Make Moonshine Legally In Southern W.Va.

February 2, 2015 11:38 am | by John Raby, Associated Press | News | Comments

After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing.                   

Ford CFO: F-150 Assembly Going 'Extremely Well'

January 30, 2015 10:47 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Bob Shanks, chief financial officer of Ford Motor Co., talks about the automaker's profit and sales outlook, the aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck, the performance of the company's European unit and the impact of currencies on competition from Asia.

Pabst Owner Considers Returning To Milwaukee

January 28, 2015 11:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pabst Brewing Co. could return to the city of its 19th century birth.                                                   

Mercedes Selects AM General To Produce SUVs In The U.S.

January 28, 2015 10:25 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker.                           

Falling Grain Prices Hit Farm Equipment Manufacturers

January 27, 2015 11:20 am | by Andrew Szal, Digital Reporter, Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

Manufacturers of farm equipment are starting to feel the effects of falling grain prices on farmers' profit margins.                                       

Union To Discuss Pillsbury Plant Set To Close

January 20, 2015 11:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The union that represents workers at a Pillsbury plant set for closure expects to meet next month with General Mills officials to discuss the southern Indiana plant's future.                     

U.S. Factory Output Rises In December

January 16, 2015 12:09 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. factory production rose in December as manufacturers churned out more furniture, computers and clothing, offsetting a decline in autos.                               

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