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The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while new orders hit its lowest level since January.
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit says it is too early to say that U.K. manufacturing is off its lows, but the data beat expectations and looks positive.
HSBC's final purchasing managers' index for October was unchanged from the flash reading. John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says the data show China stabilizing at a slow pace.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index from October jumps to 66.2.
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.
New orders for capital goods recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September, but the decline was likely to be temporary as sentiment has been upbeat.
U.S. furniture manufacturers make a comeback by sticking to their guns and betting on quality.
U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan is probing Takata for faulty airbags, according to a Dow Jones report.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January.
3M posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday of $1.98 a share, 2 cents higher than expected.
David Blitzer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, discusses the impact of the "Golden Week" holiday on October's manufacturing activity.
GT Advanced can start shuttering a plant in Mesa, Arizona, that Apple had helped finance in return for exclusive supply of sapphire.
CNBC's Jane Wells talks with Jay Leno about his new show on CNBC next year centered on car stories, history, driving and investing.
Details of Apple's non-disclosure agreements, which suppliers are not even allowed to acknowledge, have emerged in court filings by GTAT. FT reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to invest more taxpayer money in ailing state-owned factories in a bid to turn them around.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports ISM non-manufacturing data from September; and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the number.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the U.S. economy and how commodity prices are impacting his business.
Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers CEO, and Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, discuss job opportunities in the manufacturing space.
New orders for U.S. factory goods posted their biggest decline ever in August, clawing back an aircraft-driven jump a month earlier.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on Alcoa's aggressive expansion into aerospace manufacturing.