• China PMI contracts; copper declines   Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    China PMI contracts; copper declines

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports China HSBC flash PMI fell to a weaker than expected 48.1, and copper continues to take a hit.

  • China HSBC flash PMI falls   Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
    China HSBC flash PMI falls

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the biggest risks of a slowdown in China's economy to the world economy. Vice Finance Minister of China Zhu Guangyao thinks the weakening yuan is a reflection of market principals.

  • Why Asian shares ignored HSBC's flash China PMI   Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 1:07 AM ET
    Why did markets dismiss the latest HSBC flash PMI?

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN and Taimur Baig, Chief Economist at Deutsche Bank, discuss the reasons why Asian markets escaped a selloff on Monday.

  • US manufacturing is coming back—Thank shale Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    Rig hands thread together drilling pipe at a hydraulic fracturing site owned by EQT Corp., atop the Marcellus shale rock formation in Washington Township, Pennsylvania.

    Shale gas is adding manufacturing jobs to US cities in industries thought to be lost to foreign competition, says a report by IHS Global.

  • Rebuilding the nation's 'long game': CEO   Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 6:24 AM ET
    Rebuilding the nation's 'long game': CEO

    Mike Petters, Huntington Ingalls CEO, shares some of the key takeaways and hot topics from Yale's annual CEO caucus in Washington, DC. We've got to build a better bridge with the U.S. government and foreign relations, says Petters. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and John Lundgren, Stanley Black & Decker CEO, weigh in.

  • For the serious wine lover: Merlot in a keg Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Red wine kegs from the Pebble Beach Company.

    As California's drought hits winemakers, they've explored new—sometimes novel—ways to sell wine.

  • Graco recalls 403,000 more child seats Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Graco Recall: 403,000 More Child Car Seats Added To Last Month's Recall.

    Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.

  • US poised to become world's only superpower Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 1:26 PM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well near Williston, North Dakota.

    Ron Insana is seeing very concrete signs of economic improvement around the US — and that's good news for the market.

  • Is 'Made in USA' wool making a comeback? Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    Seeing a need for domestically produced wool yarn, entrepreneur Stephenie Anderson has opened a new wool mill in Minnesota. Northern Woolen Mills processes about 100 pounds of finished yarn a day.

    Entrepreneur Stephenie Anderson has opened a new American wool mill in Minnesota, something the region hasn't seen in decades.

  • Workers servicing a plane at the TIMCO hangar in Greensboro, N.C.

    Growing global demand and an aging workforce mean jobs are opening up to service the world's fast growing fleet of aircraft.

  • January factory orders down 0.7%   Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    January factory orders down 0.7%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on manufacturing.

  • February consumer sentiment 81.6   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    February consumer sentiment 81.6

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest read on how consumers feel about the economy.

  • Chicago PMI 59.8 in February   Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Chicago PMI 59.8 in February

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on Midwest manufacturing.

  • The lithium trade   Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 3:25 PM ET
    The lithium trade

    Tesla is planning to build a massive "Gigafactory" in the U.S. to produce batteries to fuel its Model S. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports how this will affect the current manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries and who benefits.

  • Manufacturing job growth a myth: Pro   Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    Manufacturing job growth a myth: Pro

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks with Philip Koosed, Bamko founder & CEO, and Daniel Levin, Cain Millwork CEO, about job creation and manufacturing employment. Koosed believes manufacturing growth is a myth.

  • Manufacturing has to be service business: Pro   Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    Manufacturing has to be service business: Pro

    Philip Koosed, Bamko founder & CEO, and Daniel Levin, Cain Millwork CEO, discuss which manufacturing jobs the U.S. should invest in, and how to produce growth.

  • Sperling: Recovery is gaining momentum   Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Sperling: Recovery is gaining momentum

    Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council, discusses the recent opening of two manufacturing hubs by President Obama and provides his outlook on the U.S. economy.

  • Factory activity unexpectedly shrinks: Philly Fed Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    An employee assembles a Makerbot 3D Printer at the company's factory in Brooklyn, New York.

    The Philadelphia Fed said its mid-Atlantic business activity index tumbled to -6.3 from 9.4 in January. That was far below economists' expectations for 8.0.

  • High-paying manufacturing jobs for the middle class   Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    High-paying manufacturing jobs for the middle class

    Eric Spiegel, President & CEO of Siemens U.S.A. Corporation, discusses his company's partnership with Cincinnati State to help Ohio prepare a highly-skilled workforce. Software has radically transformed the manufacturing process, says Spiegel.

  • NY manufacturing cools in February after surge Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 8:31 AM ET
    A worker handles a CNC router, a computer controlled cutting machine, to build a piece of furniture at Casa Kids' Red Hook facility in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    A gauge of manufacturing in New York state slowed in February after hitting a 20-month high, the New York Fed said in a report on Tuesday.