Robots are getting better at doing human jobs. That's probably good for the economy — but there are some serious downsides, too.
China's factories are picking up new orders and hiring workers again, defying the recent slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
When Trump gave his State of the Union address last year, he was coming off one of the highest points in his presidency. He had just signed a huge tax cut into law and removed the Obamacare mandate penalty. Both the House and Senate were controlled by Republicans, and he was enjoying some of his highest approval ratings as president.
The jobs numbers for January were solid. But it was another report that showed a strong gain in manufacturing activity that briefly excited Wall Street Friday.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday intended to expand his "Buy American, Hire American" initiative to encourage agencies to apply such requirements to new types of government purchases.
President Donald Trump went quiet on Wednesday as a deal that would have delivered thousands of new US manufacturing jobs -- and for which he took credit -- began to crumble.
Tesla's new manufacturing plant in China is officially under construction.
Apple is feeding some of Wall Street's biggest fears.
China's slowing economy is ending 2018 on a sour note.
Boeing on Saturday delivered its first 737 airliner from its new factory in China -- a debut that comes amid a 90-day truce in the US-China trade war.
Fiat Chrysler may revive a shuttered Detroit factory, signaling the automaker wants to expand its American manufacturing — even as competitors scale back their US operations.
Losing a job is never good news. But for the 14,000 General Motors workers in line for layoffs in the coming months, the timing couldn't be better.