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
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, breaks down Caterpillar's fourth quarter numbers, and discusses his company's outlook amid political and global uncertainty.
Profits earned by China's industrial companies rose 17.3 percent in December from a year earlier to 895.2 billion yuan ($143.91 billion), official data showed on Sunday, as a fourth-quarter recovery helped offset poorer corporate results in the third.
Corporate chieftains gathered in Davos, Switzerland this week see reason to be optimistic that the shale boom can re-industrialize the US economy and drive not only U.S. but also global growth.
Growth in China's giant factory sector accelerated to a two-year high in January, a preliminary private survey showed, as manufacturers received more local and foreign orders in an encouraging sign for the country's economic rebound.
Japanese regulators have joined their U.S. counterparts in all but ruling out overcharged batteries as the cause of recent fires on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which has been grounded for a week with no end in sight.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Friday that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet will not fly again until authorities are "1,000 percent sure" it is safe.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region unexpectedly contracted in January, a survey showed.
Mitsubishi Motors said it is recalling about 14,700 electric vehicles globally due to a brake problem unique to the electric-powered cars in one of the biggest callbacks involving the new generation of eco-friendly cars.
Algerian special forces have found the bodies of two Canadian Islamist fighters after a bloody siege at a desert gas plant, a security source said on Monday, as the death toll reached at least 80 after troops stormed the complex to end the hostage crisis.
Christian Morales, general manager at US chip-making giant Intel EMEA, talks to CNBC about the outlook for Intel in 2013 and how the key to remaining competitive is continued investment.
The Hong Kong-listed shares of ZTE Corp fell 5 percent early on Monday after China's second-largest telecom equipment maker issued a profit warning for 2012, but the stock quickly erased losses as investors bet on a strong outlook for 2013.
China's working-age population shrank in 2012, marking the beginning of a trend that will accelerate over the next two decades and have profound implications for the world's second-largest economy. The FT reports.
As major airlines around the world start grounding Boeing's Dreamliner passenger jets amid safety concerns, analysts tell CNBC they are confident the U.S. aircraft manufacturer will fix the 787's "teething issues," which arise each time new technology is introduced.
U.S. factory production rose in December for the second straight month, buoyed by more output of autos, electronics and business equipment. Total industrial production beat analysts' expectations.
Concept cars create the most buzz at the Detroit Auto Show, providing the surprise element -- and the flashy music and lights.
Decades of deep business ties between Boeing and Japan and the thousands of jobs that depend on them mean Japan will likely keep rewarding U.S. manufacturers with the bulk of its aviation spending.
Boeing cannot seem to wake up from its Dreamliner nightmare, and some experts say the problems are fixable, reports CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Europe's Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in orders and surrendered its crown as the world's largest planemaker to Boeing last year, but predicted improvements in both orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines seek to reduce fuel costs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest results on business activity.
A team of experts from U.S. aviation authorities and Boeing arrived in western Japan on Friday to inspect a passenger jet operated by All Nippon Airways that made an emergency landing earlier this week.