| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Factories heated up last month as the manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in two years, the Institute for Supply Management said Thursday.
The group's purchasing managers index jumped to 55.4 in July from 50.9 the previous...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:59 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting durable goods such as airplanes and electronics rose much more than expected in June, a positive sign for economic growth in the second half of the year.
The Commerce Department said Thursday that durable goods...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Did you forget to pre-order the iPhone 5c last night? Don't fret -- there seems to be plenty left on Apple's website.
Preorders kicked off Friday for the iPhone 5c, one of two new iPhones Apple announced earlier this week. The iPhone 5c comes in five...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:29 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, computers and other long-lasting durable goods rose more than expected in May, the third increase in four months and a sign of strengthening in the vital manufacturing sector.
Durable goods orders rose 3.6% in May...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
George A. Roberts
Helped transform Teledyne Corp.
George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:38 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, appliances, computers and other long-lasting durable goods jumped 3.3% in April after a sharp decline the previous month, a positive sign for the economic recovery.
The increase was the second in three months for an...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
For structural steel salesman Andrew Stoneman and vintage-textile consultant Laura Haskell, a 1960s Costa Mesa house is more than an expression of their design savvy. It's also inspiration for their line of Midcentury-inspired outdoor furniture and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Are green jobs worth it? Are green jobs a reality, or are they a con jobs? Here are some differing opinions....
| Aug 17, 2012
| 12:44 AM
UCLA researchers Richard D. Hopa, left, and Hiroshi Kimura, demonstrate new anti-smog device developed for autos....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The government had its own reassuring economic news in tandem with strong sales data from automakers such as Ford, GM and Chrysler: U.S. factories saw more orders in February after demand dropped the month before.
Orders for manufactured goods rose 1.3%...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Strong auto manufacturing and output from utilities pushed industrial production to swell 1.1% in April, its fastest growth rate in more than a year.
Motor vehicles and parts, coming off a strong sales season, increased nearly 4%. After unexpectedly warm...