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  • 10 cool 'made in the USA' products Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 9:27 AM ET

    More consumers are asking questions about overseas-made products including apparel. See a list of 10 neat products, curated by USA Love List, a site devoted to American-made goods.

  • US Criticism Of India Trade Practices  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Linda Dempsey, VP for International Economic Affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers, discusses the headwinds in international trade, focusing on what she calls "unfair" trade practices in India.

  • Initial Jobless Claims 346,000  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about job creation and the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Flextronics: Chengdu Investment Paying Off  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations at Flextronics, describes how far the company's investment in the Chinese province of Chengdu has gone, one year since pumping money into its project there.

  • U.S. Still Best? Ask Donald Trump  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    Donald Trump says the country isn't as great as it could be. Much of that has to do with the fact that we don't make anything anymore.

  • China's Strength Could Become Its Weakness Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 9:42 AM ET

    Amid growing domestic tensions and internal imbalances, China's new leaders are working to wean its economy off decades of state investment.

  • ISM Index 53.7; April Factory Orders Up 1.0% in April  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; Maury Harris, UBS; and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets.

  • Buildings That Can Build Themselves  Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    MIT is focusing on technology that could redefine the process of construction.

  • Euro Zone Factory Prices Slide on Energy Costs Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:40 AM ET
    A worker at a factory operated by Alcoa.

    Euro zone producer prices fell further in April on a sharp decline in energy costs figures released on Tuesday showed.

  • Will the Euro Zone Grow by Year-End?  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, comments on the worst-than-expected April PMIs for the euro zone, and says that it shows the bloc will remain in recession in the current quarter.

  • China's Faking Its Numbers: Author  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 6:42 AM ET

    Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China", expresses his concerns about the reality of China's economy.

  • Spotlight Shines On China Workers' Safety  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 7:18 PM ET

    Kevin Slaten, Program Coordinator of China Labor Watch, discusses the fire at a poultry processing plant in China and what it means for China's worker safety record.

  • US Manufacturing Shrinks; Construction Spending Up Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 10:03 AM ET
    A machinist working at the Windle Mechanical Solutions manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months. A separate report showed that US construction spending rose slightly.

  • President Obama Does Little for Middle Class: Op-Ed Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:37 AM ET

    Most of President Obama's initiatives may appease liberal elites but don't do much to bolster opportunities for middle class and working families.

  • Sweet and Sour Data; Apple Bottom Up? Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Employees assemble food containers on a production line at the Newell Rubbermaid factory in Mogadore, Ohio.

    Manufacturing contracts; car sales improve; Apple execs head to court in an e-books price-fixing case, while the company's shares may head higher.

  • Global Manufacturing Shrinks, Stoking Fears Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    Global manufacturers struggled in May as demand fell, suggesting a world economy that still needs a steady diet of support.

  • US Manufacturing Shrinks, ISM Fell to 49.0 in May  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santell breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing and construction, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, and Kristina Hooper, Allianz Global Investors, discuss what investors can expect heading into the summer months.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Rebound  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data trimmed earlier losses.

  • US Factory Activity Edges Up, but Growth Sluggish Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:25 AM ET

    U.S. manufacturing picked up slightly in May, though the pace was still sluggish, a survey showed Monday, suggesting the sector may be a drag on the economy in the second quarter.

  • Japanese Manufacturers Good Long-Term Buy: Pro  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, tells CNBC that Japanese large manufacturers are a really good long-term buy because they have not yet started to reap the benefits of the Yen.