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
In the wake of the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, retailers are looking to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., but it's not easy to do.
Ford is exposed to Europe's staggering economy and pain of expansion in China. But investors can't ignore the automaker's domestic sales, reports TheStreet.com.
Recent data reveals signs of an inconsistent economy. Allen Sinai, Decision Economics chief economist; and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, discuss.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on last month's jobs numbers, and reaction from a panel of experts which include; Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing and factory orders. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman provides instant reaction.
GM reported better-than-expected earnings, led by its North American business and a smaller-than-anticipated loss in Europe.
The rot spreading through euro zone manufacturers persisted through April, a business survey showed, bolstering expectations for an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank later on Thursday.
A preview of Friday's employment data, with Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics.
Factory-sector growth in China and India stumbled in April to further underline the impact of a fragile global economy.
Call this the long overdue Spring sales surge for the pick-up truck. It may not be sexy, but the importance for automakers and the U.S. economy cannot be overstated.
The pace of US manufacturing growth slowed in April, an industry report showed on Wednesday. A separate report showed that construction spending fell in March.
Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan reported double-digit U.S. sales gains last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.
China reported relatively benign manufacturing data on Wednesday, but analysts said the real story was the substantial fall in new factory orders, which they believe has the potential to trigger stimulus action from the government.
Manufacturing job growth, which included adding a half million workers between January 2010 and the middle of last year, has hit a plateau over the last six months.
Norman Chan, Head of Investment at Calibre Asset Management explains why he believes there is a good chance that growth will pick up again in the coming months.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on manufacturing and construction spending. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, discuss the latest economic data and the Fed's impact on the markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
To celebrate Earth Week, we asked members of our exclusive Young Presidents' Organization Chief Executive Network to tell us how their companies go green.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April as Americans felt better about the outlook for the economy and their income prospects.
Hans Engel, BASF CEO; and Greg Sebasky, Philips Electronics North America CEO; discuss the impact of foreign direct investment in the United States.