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  • A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.

  • Falling wages at factories squeeze the middle class Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    A worker at the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Michigan.

    A new study shows real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as a whole.

  • US factory activity growth slips in November: Markit Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Workers assemble Jeep Wranglers at the Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant in Toledo, Ohio.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January; a gauge of new orders also fell for a third month.

  • China growth could slow to 5-6%, says this expert Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:11 PM ET
    China could slow to 5-6% growth, says this expert

    Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, says the mainland economy faces an "inevitable deceleration" and could see 5-6 percent annual growth over the next 5 years.

  • HSBC China November flash PMI 'isn't that bad': Pro Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:45 PM ET
    HSBC China November flash PMI 'isn't that bad': Pro

    Helen Qiao, Chief Economist, Greater China at Morgan Stanley, attributes the monthly fall in the preliminary reading of China's manufacturing activity to APEC-related factory closures.

  • Design it, 3-D print it, put it on your body Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Dita Von Teese models Bitonti’s 3D printed dress with over 12,000 Swarovski crystals and  3,000 moving parts specifically designed for her.

    Architect-turned-designer Francis Bitonti wants to find out what happens when cutting-edge technology meets fashion.

  • China's investing in manufacturing in...America? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Miao Wang, filmmaker

    In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."

  • Manufacturing growth expands in November: NY Fed Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:39 AM ET
    A pattern maker works on a garment at Malia Mills, an upscale women's wear manufacturer, at the company's offices at Industry City in Brooklyn on October 3, 2014.

    Manufacturing activity in New York state rose in November, bouncing back from October's report, which showed the weakest pace since April.

  • Wanted in global markets: The 'Made in USA' label Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    A "Made in the USA" label is desirable in global markets, and start-up Maker's Row is helping more entrepreneurs find domestic manufacturing options.

  • Coalition asks Obama to intervene in port dispute Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Coalition asks Obama to intervene in port dispute

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports a coalition has come together and asked President Obama to appoint a federal mediator after the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown.

  • West Coast port workers blame management Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 8:31 AM ET
    West Coast port workers blame management

    CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown. The National Retail Federation claims a 5 day shutdown of the port this year could cost $10 billion.

  • US service sector growth drops again in October Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A waitress prepares tea for customers at Mina's Mediterraneo, in Miami Shores, Florida.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.

  • Manufacturing data roundup Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Manufacturing data roundup

    CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects October's ISM Index at 59.0, and September construction spending down 0.4 percent.

  • US manufacturing rebounds, boosted by new orders Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    An employee grinds steel components on the fabrication area floor at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland.

    U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.

  • Oct. ISM Index: 59.0 Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    Oct. ISM Index: 59.0

    October's ISM Index is 59.0, and September construction spending is down 0.4 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Factory activity growth at 3-month low in October Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    A Chrysler assembly line at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while new orders hit its lowest level since January.

  • UK manufacturing bounces back: Markit Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK manufacturing bounces back: Markit

    Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit says it is too early to say that U.K. manufacturing is off its lows, but the data beat expectations and looks positive.

  • HSBC: 'China is running below full speed' Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 8:47 PM ET
    HSBC: 'China is running below full speed'

    HSBC's final purchasing managers' index for October was unchanged from the flash reading. John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says the data show China stabilizing at a slow pace.

  • October Chicago PMI 66.2 Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    October Chicago PMI 66.2

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index from October jumps to 66.2.

  • Japan factory output logs fastest pace in 8 months Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.