• November industrial production up 1.3%  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest industrial production data.

  • Surprised by forecast in Q4 Tankan survey: RIETI  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman of Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, says the first-quarter outlook for big manufacturers is "too cautious" amid favorable factors like a weak yen and drop in fuel prices.

  • Rust belt rebound: Columbus  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on Ohio's efforts to keep young people in the region, as the state efforts an economic comeback.

  • Youngstown's rust belt rebound  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the Ohio city's attempt to revitalize its economy by returning to its manufacturing roots.

  • A rust belt city rehab plan designed in medicine Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    SmartShape Design industrial designers at work.

    The loss of manufacturing has crushed rust belt cities like Cleveland, but a medical renaissance has helped city businesses to rebound.

  • Shanghai Composite up 30% year-to-date  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    Binay Chandgothia, MD, Portfolio Manager at Principal Global Investors, attributes the change in sentiment to looser monetary policy.

  • US factory activity growth at 10-month low in Nov Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Ford worker on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant, Dearborn, Michigan.

    The manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January, while new orders and output also fell to their lowest levels since January.

  • US factory activity growth slows in November: ISM Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Workers check television sets before they are repackaged at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, South Carolina.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed less than expected in November, while a gauge of prices paid fell to its lowest in over two years.

  • November ISM manufacturing 58.7  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on ISM manufacturing.

  • Ruble heading for biggest one-day drop since 1998 Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
    Five thousand rouble notes.

    The ruble looked set for its steepest one-day fall since the Russian financial crisis of 1998, plunging about 4 percent as oil prices tumble.

  • Is further China easing coming in 2015?  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Larry Hu, Head of China Economics at Macquarie, expects more stimulus next year on expectations of slower growth in the first quarter of 2015.

  • China PMI highlights overcapacity woes: Xie  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says inventory and overcapacity concerns in China is indicative of the country's over-investment issues.

  • Andy Xie: 'Chinese economy is stuck'  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 8:04 PM ET

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says Beijing must rely on fiscal measures instead of monetary policy to stimulate the economy.

  • Should investors expect more China reforms?  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    Following news that Beijing issued draft rules for insuring bank deposits, Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says the move is in line with China's recent easing measures.

  • What you need to know in Asia  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through this week's key risk events.

  • US Midwest business barometer declines in November Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    A worker sands an aluminum case at the Aluminum Case Company, a division of MFZ Ventures, Inc.

    The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed in November, a report showed on Wednesday.

  • 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.