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Growth in Chinese factories cooled in February to a five-month low after domestic and foreign demand slackened, missing market forecasts and underscoring China's patchy economic recovery.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports manufacturing data for the euro zone continued to show contraction, and billions of dollars of automatic spending cuts due in the U.S. weighed on investor sentiment.
As Brent crude slipped to $110 a barrel, professional traders turn bearish on oil.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist at HSBC says China is in a stronger position than last quarter since the annual Chinese New Year dip was smaller than previously.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports new orders hit an eleven month high, and discusses what it indicates about the economy, Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago bureau chief.
Apple is facing a lull in innovation that could last a few years, said its ex-CEO John Sculley.
A gauge of planned U.S. business spending increased by the most in just over a year in January and new orders for long-lasting manufactured goods excluding transportation rose solidly, pointing to underlying strength in factory activity.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on new manufacturing orders and what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Société Générale says investors should maintain a cautious outlook for China as its pace of recovery is slowing.
Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.
Workers at a dying French tire factory who have become the butt of American jokes staged a last-ditch protest to save their jobs.
GM says starting next year it plans to put 4G LTE technology into millions of its cars, trucks and SUVs in a move that will put “mobile” into automobile.
As $85 billion in spending cuts loom, people across the country who rely on the government were trying to fathom what it would mean for them. The NYT reports.
As the Apples and Samsungs of the tech world dominate smart phone markets in the developed world, Finland-based mobile maker Nokia has set its sights elsewhere: the rural and isolated populations of the developing world. The Global Post reports.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of telecom equipment maker Ericsson, sees 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
General Motors, which still needs the federal government to approve how much it pays top executives, wants to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million this year, according to documents obtained by CNBC.
The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.
The chairman of Japan Airlines (JAL), which has had to ground its entire fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft after a battery fire, had reservations from the start on relying on one vendor.
38 days after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 787, executives from the airplane maker are laying out their plan to get the Dreamliner back in the air.
Manufacturing in the U.S. could take off on "the cheapest energy in the world," BP Capital Founder T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.