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A new study shows real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as a whole.
Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region expanded at its fastest pace in years in November, with growth blowing past expectations.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January; a gauge of new orders also fell for a third month.
Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, says the mainland economy faces an "inevitable deceleration" and could see 5-6 percent annual growth over the next 5 years.
Helen Qiao, Chief Economist, Greater China at Morgan Stanley, attributes the monthly fall in the preliminary reading of China's manufacturing activity to APEC-related factory closures.
Architect-turned-designer Francis Bitonti wants to find out what happens when cutting-edge technology meets fashion.
In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."
Manufacturing activity in New York state rose in November, bouncing back from October's report, which showed the weakest pace since April.
A "Made in the USA" label is desirable in global markets, and start-up Maker's Row is helping more entrepreneurs find domestic manufacturing options.
CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports a coalition has come together and asked President Obama to appoint a federal mediator after the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown.
CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown. The National Retail Federation claims a 5 day shutdown of the port this year could cost $10 billion.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.
CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects October's ISM Index at 59.0, and September construction spending down 0.4 percent.
U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.
October's ISM Index is 59.0, and September construction spending is down 0.4 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while new orders hit its lowest level since January.
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit says it is too early to say that U.K. manufacturing is off its lows, but the data beat expectations and looks positive.
HSBC's final purchasing managers' index for October was unchanged from the flash reading. John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says the data show China stabilizing at a slow pace.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index from October jumps to 66.2.
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.