China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
John Zhu, greater China economist at HSBC, says growth in China's manufacturing sector remains subdued and attributes the surprise upside in February's PMI to seasonal effects.
Production of wind turbines and solar panels soared in 2014, as increased demand from China fueled a rebound for renewable energy manufacturers.
Shipping companies and terminal operators clinched a tentative deal with the dockworkers union, settling a labor dispute causing months of backups at 29 U.S. ports.
Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank's business index hit its lowest in a year, against expectations it would rise.
National Association of Manufacturers CEO Jay Timmons provides insight the potential fallout from the West Coast port delays.
Some delays have now reached up to two weeks at the LA port, explains MEMA CEO Steve Handschuh. He discusses the expense of redirecting these shipments.
Brian Hamilton, Sageworks chairman, weighs in on how a strong dollar is impacting small business.
Coen Van Oostrom, CEO of OVG, says that while it costs 10 percent more to make a sustainable building, the world needs more of them.
Charlie Diebel, head of macro strategy at Aviva Investors, says that despite data underlining China's slowdown, the country is doing a "good job" at controlling it.
Alex Ng, Equity Research, Vice President - China Technology at China Merchants Securities, says Lenovo's revenue growth outpaced ballooning expenses related to the acquisition of U.S. brand Motorola.
The latest Chinese PMI data demonstrates its "precarious" current position says Shweta Singh, senior economist at Lombard Research, who discusses what it needs to do next.
Monday's PMI data is in line with the ongoing narrative of slowing growth in China so authorities will stick to the script of targeted easing, says Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered.
While China is seeing moderating growth and manufacturing activities, other sectors are holding up quite well, says Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ.
Activity in China's factory sector contracted in January for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed, a far worse result than expected.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on manufacturing activity.
Since 1941, every point scored in the National Football League has involved a Wilson Football. Here's how they're made.
Creating 700,000 footballs per year, Wilson controls about 70 percent of the market, with the NFL being its longest and most lucrative partner.
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in January but at a slightly slower pace than the month before, an industry report showed.
Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says continued contraction in the manufacturing sector may warrant more easing from Chinese authorities.
Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical CEO, shares his thoughts on how stable, low oil prices are impacting his company and the global economy.