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Apple's plans to make a Mac line in the U.S. next year offers a glimpse of what the return of American manufacturing will look like.
The South rises again in manufacturing.
The Southern part of the United States has become a laboratory for new manufacturing jobs, with companies as diverse as Boeing, Starbucks and Lenovo racing into the region.
Toyota Motor is set to delay the launch of a new production line at its plant in Tianjin, northern China, because a decline in its Chinese sales is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, Japan's Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports there's a growing frustration trying to fill job openings in the second and third shifts, despite an eight percent unemployment rate.
The Asian Development Bank lowered its 2012 and 2013 growth estimates for developing Asia on Friday as frail global demand drags on the region.
James Bianco, Bianco Research; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; and Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor, discuss today's positive jobs data and worker shortages in some industries, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Chinese labor arbitrators have ruled against the father of a Foxconn worker brain-damaged in a factory accident in southern China.
NBC's Brian Williams discusses his interview with CEO Tim Cook regarding product production in the U.S.; and Brian Blair, Wedge Partners; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, provide perspective.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on ISM Services and factory orders.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector increased slightly in November while U.S. factory orders expectantly rose in October.
"I talk every day to our customers around this country, and they're all scared to death what happens in January," Oberhelman told CNBC Thursday. " All I know is, going over the cliff is too hot to handle."
"The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.
Apple CEO Tim Cook confirms the company will relocate production of one product line to the USA.
Japan's TV makers are selling buildings and businesses in a giant "garage sale" that could raise a combined $3 billion.
U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November, falling to its lowest in over three years in a sign the sector may be struggling to gain traction.
China's economy picked up in November but a broader global recovery remains fragile and patchy, a clutch of surveys suggested, with activity elsewhere in Asia remaining subdued amid depressed demand from the developed world.
Companies are seeking concessions from states and cities to keep jobs local, and the giveaways are adding up to a big bill for taxpayers. The NYT reports.
The Indian rupee has tanked 13 percent since its peak in February, but one expert predicts it's in for a big turnaround.
Two-thirds of chief executives and chief financial officers from around the world view the euro zone crisis as an opportunity to gain competitive advantage over rivals, according to a survey by global consultancy firm Accenture.