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Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says China's economy is still holding up after Friday's two separate readings of factory activity.
Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO, APAC at UBS Wealth Management isn't excited over October's upbeat official PMI figure as he still thinks the mainland faces severe structural issues.
China's manufacturing activity grew at its fastest pace in 18 months in October, official data on Friday showed.
Ahead of China's official PMI figure and HSBC's final reading, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells you what to expect.
The U.S. government has booked a loss of $9.7 billion on the nearly $50 billion bailout of U.S. automaker General Motors, according to a Congressional report.
U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in seven months in September as utilities output surged after several months of declines, but manufacturing showed signs of cooling.
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, says that while the dip in the euro zone PMI is disappointing, it remains in expansion and is therefore positive.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie says China shares similar problems with other emerging markets as the government tries to figure out restructuring and liquidity.
After HSBC's China flash PMI comes in strong for October, Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says Beijing won't have a problem hitting its 7.5 percent growth target this year.
A small New England footwear company is doing what few have done in years: building a shoe manufacturing plant in America.
When you lose $11 billion off the top line it's had to recover, says Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO of Caterpillar, breaking down his company's third quarter earnings miss and providing his take on weakness in the mining sector.
Caterpillar posted a lower-than-expected profit and cut its full-year forecast again amid weak demand from mining customers.
China's manufacturing sector may have slipped into a contractionary phase in October following two months of expansion, according to Nomura.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector slipped this month to its slowest since May, but business optimism stayed strong.
Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, says the disappointing U.K. August industrial output figure is not surprising as most companies have cut costs, rather than sold more.
CNBC's Rick Santelli with the latest numbers on manufacturing and factory orders.
The manufacturing sector last month expanded at its fastest pace in almost 2-1/2 years while firms added the most workers in 15 months.
The pace of business activity in the US Midwest increased in September, though input prices dipped from a nine-month high, a report showed.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest manufacturing data.
Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the upcoming Tankan results are so significant.