States responsible for more than a third of President Barack Obama's $787 billion stimulus program should be able to tap some of the recovery money to cover costs of managing the new spending, a congressional watchdog agency said Thursday.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday the United States bears a substantial share of responsibility for a global economic crisis that could cost the world up to $4 trillion in lost output this year alone.
Coca-Cola Co. sees a chance to increase its market share during the economic slowdown and doesn't plan to waste the opportunity, the chief executive of the world's largest beverage maker told shareholders Wednesday.
Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $112 million, hurt by sharp sales declines across the globe and a big charge for recent layoffs.
General Motors Corp. could get as much as $5 billion more in federal loans, while Chrysler LLC could get $500 million as they race against government-imposed deadlines to restructure, according to a government report filed Tuesday.