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
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.
China's factory activity expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in September, calling into question the strength of the country's recovery.
Spending was cut by 2 percent during the 12 months that ended in June. This is the first decline recorded since June of 2010, according to PayNet.
Snap-on's Nick Pinchuk is optimistic about business despite many risks and uncertainties.
Snap-on is up 40 percent in the past year. Its CEO Nicholas Pinchuk discusses manufacturing in the U.S. "We provide a wide range of product, and we provide it flexibly on time to the market," he says.
U.S. manufacturing activity growth slowed in September as demand for products declined and firms took on fewer workers.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, comments on the euro zone following the release of the latest PMI numbers which show that demand from emerging markets remains subdued.
Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.
Industrial production rose as a bounce back in motor vehicle assembly lifted manufacturing output, a hopeful sign for the economy.
Industrial production is up .4 of a percent to 77.8, which is in line with expectations, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed this month but firms' outlook brightened.