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
China's economic recovery has unexpectedly stumbled, with the annual rate of growth easing to 7.7 percent in the first quarter from 7.9 percent in the final quarter of 2012.
Consumers of high-end diamond jewelry want the real thing and are willing to pay up, even though the lab-made variety are free of the 'blood diamonds' stigma.
Microsoft—like many of its competitors—is entering the wearable technology space and is working on a smartwatch, according to a report.
Output at euro zone factories rose greater than expected in the month of February on a jump in energy production, a sign of growing demand giving hope of a return to growth.
Four Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co are recalling a total of about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide as a result of an airbag problem.
Five floors above West Milwaukee Street in Detroit, in the old home of General Motors design studio, a small company called Shinola is at work on a big dream. It is bringing high-end watchmaking back to the U.S.
Despite lackluster sales of fully electric and extended range electric cars, President Obama's proposed budget for 2014 calls for $575 Million for the Energy Departments vehicle research budget.
Michael Psaros, KPS Capital Partners co-founder, shares the secrets of his success and where he's looking for the next investment opportunity.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore discuss the shrinking PC market.
PC sales plunged to record lows in the first quarter as tablets gain in popularity.
Shinola makes high-end watches and bicycles and is building a factory in Detroit, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Workers will assemble the company's 65 different styles of watches there.
Hon Hai, more commonly know by trade name Foxconn and the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a 19 percent decline in sales in the first quarter.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose sharply in February but a gauge of planned business spending slipped, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Manufacturing across the euro zone fell deeper into decline in March, although the Cyprus bailout crisis has yet to take a toll on factory activity, a business survey showed on Tuesday.
Detroit may be a mess, but analysts say its automakers are in the best shape in decades. And U.S. March auto sales due out Tuesday should be strong.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing.
North Korea on Wednesday closed access to a joint factory zone that earns $2 billion a year in trade for the impoverished state but will allow hundreds of South Koreans to return home, allaying fears they could have been held hostage.
Major automakers posted strong monthly U.S. car sales last month, helped by growing confidence in the recovery and demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.
New console makers are taking on the titans of the videogame industry, betting that their cheaper, more mobile-like products will give them an edge over their bigger competitors.