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  • HARRISBURG, Pa., July 18- Americans say they love U.S.-made goods. They are less enthusiastic, however, about paying a premium for them. At the AMES Companies Inc factory here, the wheelbarrows coming off the assembly line once every six seconds cost the company more to make in the United States than abroad, but U.S. retailers generally will not charge more for them...

  • GRANITE CITY, Ill., July 13- The blast furnaces and slab casters at United States Steel Corp's Granite City Works have been idle for 18 months, and laid-off workers here are pinning their hopes on President Donald Trump imposing broad new restrictions on imported steel. The Cold War-era law that allows the president to restrict imports of goods deemed critical to...

  • *May core orders -3.6 pct m/m vs forecast +1.7 pct. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled in May on persistent weakness in the services sector, and the government downgraded the outlook for orders for the first time in eight months, raising doubts about the strength of the economic recovery. It was the steepest month-on-month decline...

  • MELBOURNE, July 10- London copper edged up on Monday after a solid U.S. jobs report buoyed hopes that an economic recovery is taking root in the world's top economy, which spurred appetite for risky assets. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper traded up 0.1 percent at 46,950 yuan a tonne. *JAPAN ECONOMY: Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled...

  • *May core orders -3.6 pct m/m vs forecast +1.7 pct. *Core orders +0.6 pct yr/yr vs forecast +7.7 pct. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled in May, and the government downgraded the outlook for orders for the first time in eight months, raising doubts about the strength of the economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.6 percent in May from the previous month, government data showed on Monday, in a sign capital spending lacks momentum. The surprise fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the 1.7 percent increase expected by...

  • Market seems unfazed by plunges in autos, retail

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • Cramer: Why the rest of the market seems unfazed by plunges in autos and retail

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • People walk through a nearly empty shopping mall on March 28, 2017 in Waterbury, Connecticut.

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • *Solid global demand expected to support Japan's economy. TOKYO, June 19- Japan's exports surged in May by the fastest in more than two years on higher shipments of cars and steel, an encouraging sign that robust global demand will help keep the country's modest economic recovery on track. "The main scenario is Japan's exports will continue to recover," said Shuji...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in May to the lowest level in eight months as construction activity declined broadly, suggesting that housing could be a drag on economic growth in the second quarter. "The recent stall in homebuilding is bad news for growth," said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial in Pittsburgh.

  • *April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and adding to concerns about the country's fragile economic recovery.

  • economic fragility@ April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and potentially dragging on economic growth in the current quarter.

  • TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.1 percent in April from the previous month, down for the first time in three months, in a sign capital expenditure lacks momentum, Cabinet Office data showed on Monday. The fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared...

  • *Adding capacity to existing Xi'an 3 D NAND facility an option. SEOUL, May 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding NAND memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers. Samsung, the world's biggest memory chip maker by...

  • *Firm considering adding capacity in Xi'an. *Samsung makes 3 D NAND chips in Xi'an. Samsung, the world's No.1 memory chip maker, has already invested $7 billion in the Xi'an facility to make 3 D NAND memory chips.

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, underscoring the fragile nature of the country's export-driven economic recovery.

  • *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, casting doubt on whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may...

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose less than expected in March from the previous month, casting doubt over whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may delay capital spending in the coming...

  • TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose 1.4 percent in March from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as a good indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the median estimate of a 2.1 percent rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll.