Many proclaim that American manufacturing is gone, never to return. The numbers certainly are frightening. Yet other signs point to a possible resurgence. Manufacturing executive Carol Ptak argues that significant numbers of good manufacturing jobs can and will return if America takes the following five steps.
Tech stocks fall after software giant Oracle says it's struggling to close deals. IBM and other tech stocks fall, too, while broader market is flat.
The Dow rose 78 points to close at 12097 after a threat to Germany's credit rating mostly erased an early morning rally