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  • US jobless claims rise, but so do durable goods Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET
    Attendees pick up leaflets at a military veterans' job fair in Carson, California, October 3, 2014.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.

  • Two tales of the economy  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Insight into strong GDP numbers, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, while CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks st a pullback in manufacturing.

  • Manufacturing blues  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the pause in manufacturing investments.

  • Bali TFA back on track for completion: Pro  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 8:51 PM ET

    Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at Council on Foreign Relations, says a meeting between U.S. and Indian officials is a sign of good progress on trade talks.

  • John Ratzenberger: Believe in America  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    Manufacturing is the backbone of America, says actor John Ratzenberger while showcasing his "Made in America" box.

  • A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.

  • Falling wages at factories squeeze the middle class Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Ford Motor assembly worker Agil Al-Haddi loads the aluminium roof rails for the all-new Ford 2015 F-150 pickup truck into a bin at the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Michigan, November 11, 2014.

    A new study shows real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as a whole.

  • US factory activity growth slips in November: Markit Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Workers assemble the 2014 Jeep Wrangler at the Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant in Toledo, Ohio.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January; a gauge of new orders also fell for a third month.

  • China growth could slow to 5-6%, says this expert  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, says the mainland economy faces an "inevitable deceleration" and could see 5-6 percent annual growth over the next 5 years.

  • HSBC China November flash PMI 'isn't that bad': Pro  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Helen Qiao, Chief Economist, Greater China at Morgan Stanley, attributes the monthly fall in the preliminary reading of China's manufacturing activity to APEC-related factory closures.

  • Design it, 3-D print it, put it on your body Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Dita Von Teese models Bitonti’s 3D printed dress with over 12,000 Swarovski crystals and  3,000 moving parts specifically designed for her.

    Architect-turned-designer Francis Bitonti wants to find out what happens when cutting-edge technology meets fashion.

  • China's investing in manufacturing in...America? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Miao Wang, filmmaker

    In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."

  • Manufacturing growth expands in November: NY Fed Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:39 AM ET
    A pattern maker works on a garment at Malia Mills, an upscale women's wear manufacturer, at the company's offices at Industry City in Brooklyn on October 3, 2014.

    Manufacturing activity in New York state rose in November, bouncing back from October's report, which showed the weakest pace since April.

  • Wanted in global markets: The 'Made in USA' label Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    A "Made in the USA" label is desirable in global markets, and start-up Maker's Row is helping more entrepreneurs find domestic manufacturing options.

  • Coalition asks Obama to intervene in port dispute  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports a coalition has come together and asked President Obama to appoint a federal mediator after the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown.

  • West Coast port workers blame management  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown. The National Retail Federation claims a 5 day shutdown of the port this year could cost $10 billion.

  • US service sector growth drops again in October Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A waitress prepares tea for customers at Mina's Mediterraneo, in Miami Shores, Florida.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.

  • Manufacturing data roundup  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects October's ISM Index at 59.0, and September construction spending down 0.4 percent.

  • US manufacturing rebounds, boosted by new orders Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    An employee grinds steel components on the fabrication area floor at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland.

    U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.

  • Oct. ISM Index: 59.0  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 9:59 AM ET

    October's ISM Index is 59.0, and September construction spending is down 0.4 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.