CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.
Despite a slowdown in CAT's mining equipment business, CNBC's Jim Cramer says U.S. construction is back big, as he breaks down Caterpillar's Q1 earnings that exceeded the Street's forecast.
President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, explains how the massive decline in Chinese construction activity will hurt growth.
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about economics of agricultural supply and demand.
South Korean media reported that the heavy snowfall was believed to have resulted in the collapse, but the cause was still being investigated.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how delays in the expansion of the Panama Canal could benefit West Coast ports.
Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.
GoldieBlox founder & CEO Debbie Sterling, provides insight on her toy to inspire women and girl engineers. "The Apprentice" Season 1 winner Bill Rancic, and Brad Smith, Intuit president & CEO, discuss the process to picking Sterling.
The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.
Anthony Duggan, head of research at Deloitte Real Estate, says the London crane survey shows that developers' confidence is picking up as the office development market hits a four year high.
British construction picked up speed last month, unexpectedly growing at its fastest pace since September 2007, a survey of purchasing managers showed on Monday.
Ann Duignan, JPMorgan, and Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research, break down Caterpillar's issues and the machinery maker's 3Q earnings miss.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, discusses U.K construction, which is beginning the pick-up, especially in the housing sector, and expects it to continue through the rest of this year into 2014.
U.S. construction spending hit a near 4-1/2 year high in August, boosted by increases in both private and public outlays, a hopeful sign for third-quarter economic growth.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.
Tetsuji Ohashi, President & CEO of Komatsu warns that construction and mining across Asia remains weak and explains why he's cautiously optimistic on China.
How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.
The ISM Manufacturing Index beat expectations and increased to 55.7 in August, and construction spending rose to a new 4-year high. Can we expect a strong rest of 2013? Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus, discuss.