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
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.
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.
Business activity in the US Midwest reaccelerated in May after contracting in April as measures of employment and new orders jumped, a report showed on Friday.
PK Basu, head of Asia research and economics at Maybank Kim Eng, says that the Indian "sluggish" growth trend will remain as domestic demand and investment spending is "exceedingly weak".
Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.
Francis Lun, Chief Executive Officer of GEO Securities, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's unconcerned about China's latest PMI readings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
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Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
South Korea's industrial output in April expanded on monthly terms for the first time in four months though the modest rate of expansion suggested that momentum remains subdued.
Will the depreciating yen become a game changer for Japanese automakers that have grappled with a strong currency for several years now? Yes, says Nomura.
After seeing the extensive destruction and loss of life from the Moore, Okla., tornado on Monday, Tornado Alley residents are going into prevention mode, vowing to avoid becoming victims when the next twister strikes.
One trader believes Chinese Prime Minster Li Keqiang's visit to India last week was mostly about trade.
Markets will be hyper-focused on the economy for any sign it is getting strong enough to encourage the Fed to start pulling back the security blanket of quantitative easing.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected, a sign of resilience despite belt-tightening in D.C. and weakness in overseas markets.
Whether by choice or through financial reality, the percentage of American households without a car has doubled over the past two decades—and is now approaching 1 in 10.
China factory data is slowing, and industrial commodities, as well as copper and palladium slid on the news, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Frank McGhee, Integrated Brokerage Services, offers insight on gold.
U.S. manufacturing activity slowed as weak overseas demand and government belt-tightening at home led to the most sluggish growth rate since October.
The unexpected contraction in China's factory activity in May has heightened the risk of a further slowdown in the second quarter, after the economy grew at its slowest pace in three years over January to March, said economists.
Singapore's economy grew unexpectedly in the first quarter of the year but the manufacturing sector remains weak.