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  • US inflation stirs in June as producers hike prices Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    A worker assembles window frames at Crystal Windows & Doors IL Manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois.

    U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, pointing to an apparent increase in inflationary pressures that could raise eyebrows at the Federal Reserve.

  • Tsinghua Holdings to buy chipmaker Spreadtrum Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    An engineer at Spreadtrum Communications Inc., tests a mobile phone in an Antenna Mesurement System (anechoic chamber) at the company's facility in Shanghai, China.

    Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.

  • Euro Zone Output Down as Recovery Remains Fragile Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    Euro zone factory output fell in May for the first time in four months, data showed on Friday, suggesting a fragile and uneven recovery in the bloc.

  • China Slowdown: This Rival Could Be a Winner Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 2:38 AM ET

    As the world's second largest economy suffers a deepening slowdown, neighboring rival India could be a major benefactor from China's lackluster performance, say economists.

  • Ford Is Slashing the Price of This Popular Model Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:04 AM ET
    Ford Focus Electric

    Ford will reduce the price of its 2014 Focus Electric compact car by 10 percent, the latest in a series of price cuts by major automakers on their battery-powered cars.

  • Who Just Unseated HP as the World's Biggest PC Maker? Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:55 PM ET

    China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.

  • US & China Officials Meet in Washington     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    The two countries are meeting to discuss everything from security to economic issues, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And Peter Baum, Essex Manufacturing, weighs in on China's impact on U.S. markets and businesses.

  • Glum Export Data Pours Cold Water on China GDP Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    China's export figures are not good news for GDP figures, which will be released on Sunday night.

  • Alcoa Kicks Off Earnings Season With a Beat Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:35 PM ET
    Alcoa Inc. employee works at the company's Mt. Holly production plant in Goose Creek, South Carolina.

    Analysts are expecting a dismal second-quarter earnings season but Alcoa, first out of the gate, beat on both earnings and revenue.

  • Why Manufacturing Jobs Are Lagging     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    Ronald DeFeo, chairman and CEO of Terex, shares his thoughts on why there is a lack of manufacturing jobs in the U.S., and weighs in on interest rates, debt and taxes.

  • Made in the USA     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:11 PM ET

    What makes America a great place for manufacturing? Richelieu Dennis, Sundial Creations CEO, and Marc Essenfeld, Tribeca Oven CEO, discuss the employment market and manufacturing in the America.

  • Manufacturing Not Seeing Employment Gains Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    A worker at a factory operated by Alcoa.

    Despite the improvement in the overall jobs picture in the U.S—as non-farm payrolls grew by 195,000 in June—employment in American manufacturing is still bleak.

  • US Creates 195,000 Jobs in June     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the latest number on jobs. And, Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client; Adam Hersh, Center for American Progress; Kevin Hassett American Enterprise Institute; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli provide perspective on June's accelerated job growth.

  • 3-D Gun Printing: Here's the Software That Stops It Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    New software has been developed that aims to restrict the manufacture of 3-D-created firearms.

  • Factory Orders Rise, Hint at Stable Manufacturing Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    New orders for US factory goods rose for a second straight month in May, adding to tentative signs of stabilization in manufacturing after a recent slowdown.

  • How Help to Buy Will Encourage Manufacturing     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol, talks about the U.K.'s Help to Buy scheme, how it can boost manufacturing and where the risks lie.

  • A look at all the latest economic data including housing, manufacturing and jobs, with Barry James, James Advantage Funds president. "We find that earnings go up, and stock prices go up after a cut in spending by the U.S. government," he says.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on factory orders. And General Motors posted a 6.5% jump in June sales, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

  • Auto Sales Spike in June to Pre-Recession Levels Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit's automakers.

  • Apple Applies to Register 'iWatch' in Japan Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    Apple has applied for a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, a patent official said on Monday.