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
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest producer price data and read on New York manufacturers. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the results.
To fix a manufacturing jobs skills gap, one group has formed to train people in industrial sewing skills, hire them and promote the trade.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, reports the December non-manufacturing ISM disappoints, but the employment index hits a 55.8.
Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF, says growth and investment in British manufacturing is the strongest for a number of years, but banks still need to do more to lend to small businesses.
Where to invest in 2014, with Doug Cote of ING Investment Management. He thinks this is a time to rebalance and get some of the "cheap unloved names."
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, discusses the euro zone following the release of "very good" PMI data.
Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management of REYL Singapore advises investors to look past short-term volatilities in the country's economy after Q4 GDP data missed expectations
The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago bureau chief, break down the latest news on Midwest manufacturing. If you look at the numbers they are pretty solid, says Andres-Frantz.
Mark Sebastian, director of trading and investments at Swan Wealth Advisors, highlights that the new year's releases of both ISM data and nonfarm payrolls could send the market into "turmoil."
The latest data from Europe and the U.S. shows that global business activity expanded this month. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar describes what that means for markets.
On the heels of appointing its first female CEO, General Motors said its $1.3 billion investment at five plants will create or retain 1,000 jobs.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says 184,000 tractors have been sold in the U.S. this year, up 10 percent. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on predictions for next year.
Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says mainland companies are still seeing rising orders and production levels, despite Monday's weak HSBC flash PMI.
Private drone manufacturers say there is a real opportunity for the drone industry, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed on Monday, while the pace of hiring in the sector also accelerated.
Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, tells CNBC that while the U.K. recovery is becoming broader-based, it's "no time for being complacent."
Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management explains why HSBC's China PMI index is more qualitative than quantitative.
Michael Klibaner, Regional Director & Head of Research, China at Jones Lang LaSalle, explains why he's optimistic on China going into 2014.
Markit chief economist Chris Williamson, provides insight into the launch of new PMI data today. The manufacturing data will begin releasing a read for the $9.7 trillion U.S. services sector.