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As CNBC takes a tour of Australia's marginal seats ahead of elections this Saturday, Matt Taylor explores the woes behind the manufacturing sector and what that means for one of the nation's key marginal seats.
China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.
The pace of business activity in the Midwest increased in August and input prices hit a nine-month high, a report showed on Friday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, bureau chief of MNI Chicago, have the latest read on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
A new report shows the U.S. is quickly becoming one of the lowest cost countries for manufacturing in the developing world, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Steve Liesman. "We may get manufacturing back, but we may not get manufacturing jobs back," says Liesman.
The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.
Stephen Schwartz, Asia Chief Economist at BBVA discusses China's latest HSBC flash PMI data, which rose to a four-month high in August.
Gernot Nerb, expert at the IFO Institute, comments on the latest German IFO survey and highlights that it suggests companies are investing more.
Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon, tells CNBC that the company's presence in China is a key success factor for them.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo leads a panel discussion on manufacturing in the U.S., with Jeff Immelt, GE CEO; Mike Duke, Wal-Mart CEO; and Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce,
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses the euro zone's fledgling recovery, following the release of August PMI data.
The index of leading indicators climbed, pointing to an improvement in growth despite federal spending cuts and weaker global demand that had weighed on the economy.
US manufacturing activity hit a five-month high in August as hiring picked up and new orders increased at their fastest pace since January, an industry report showed on Thursday.
Richard Jerram, chief economist at the Bank of Singapore, comments on the "encouraging" PMI numbers out of the euro zone and China.
Milko Van Duijl, Asia Pacific President & Senior Vice President at Lenovo shares his outlook for the PC market.
Paul O'Malley, Managing Director of BlueScope Steel discusses the road to recovery for the Australian-listed steel maker, after reporting its first annual underlying profit in three years.
3-D printing is no longer limited to prototypes and futuristic dreams. Additive manufacturing already can be found in everything from teeth aligners to jet engine parts.
Applied Materials named Gary Dickerson as its new CEO. The chip-equipment maker's latest results fell short of expectations amid a drop in demand.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region weakened in August as new orders fell and the pace of hiring slowed, a survey showed on Thursday.
3-D printing could reshape patent and intellectual property laws. Get ready for a patent land grab of intellectual property not seen since the dot-com boom.