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  • Midwest manufacturing cools in Dec: Survey Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    The first Ford Fusion made in the U.S., at Ford's assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich.

    The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.

  • December Chicago PMI 59.1     Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago bureau chief, break down the latest news on Midwest manufacturing. If you look at the numbers they are pretty solid, says Andres-Frantz.

  • Equity: Beware of New Year 'turmoil'?     Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Mark Sebastian, director of trading and investments at Swan Wealth Advisors, highlights that the new year's releases of both ISM data and nonfarm payrolls could send the market into "turmoil."

  • Investors cheer positive global data     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    The latest data from Europe and the U.S. shows that global business activity expanded this month. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar describes what that means for markets.

  • GM to invest $1.3 billion in 5 US plants Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Mary Barra

    On the heels of appointing its first female CEO, General Motors said its $1.3 billion investment at five plants will create or retain 1,000 jobs.

  • Tractor sales up 10% in 2013     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says 184,000 tractors have been sold in the U.S. this year, up 10 percent. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on predictions for next year.

  • Why Chinese firms are in a sweet spot     Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says mainland companies are still seeing rising orders and production levels, despite Monday's weak HSBC flash PMI.

  • FAA expected to pick 6 drone test sites     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Private drone manufacturers say there is a real opportunity for the drone industry, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • US manufacturing growth hits 2½-year high Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed on Monday, while the pace of hiring in the sector also accelerated.

  • UK recovery: 'Let's not get carried away'     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 4:25 AM ET

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, tells CNBC that while the U.K. recovery is becoming broader-based, it's "no time for being complacent."

  • Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management explains why HSBC's China PMI index is more qualitative than quantitative.

  • China hard landing fears off the table: Pro     Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Michael Klibaner, Regional Director & Head of Research, China at Jones Lang LaSalle, explains why he's optimistic on China going into 2014.

  • Markit launches new PMI data     Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Markit chief economist Chris Williamson, provides insight into the launch of new PMI data today. The manufacturing data will begin releasing a read for the $9.7 trillion U.S. services sector.

  • Mid-Atlantic factory activity hits six-month low Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    An employee adjusts an industrial-sized loom as it creates a roll of carpet at the Bloomsburg Carpet Industries Inc. manufacturing facility in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

    The Philadelphia Fed said that factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region hit a six-month low in November, while remaining positive.

  • The Dubai Air Show: what did we learn? Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    The two main snippets from Dubai: who is winning the Boeing vs Airbus war, and is the Middle East aviation boom sustainable?

  • Dubai air show closed due to rain, local flooding Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    The Dubai Airshow was closed on Thursday after heavy winds and rain hit the region overnight.

  • China PMI slows as rates rise: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 9:04 PM ET

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia at ANZ explains the factors behind the dip in China's HSBC flash PMI survey for November.

  • China flash PMI shows fading stimulus effect     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Kevin Lai, senior economist for China and Hong Kong at Daiwa Capital Markets says Chinese growth could decrease if the government doesn't unveil further policy support.

  • Gulf airlines pose challenge for Europe Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 2:37 AM ET

    The rapid expansion of the Gulf airline industry holds great potential -- and challenges -- for European carriers and airports.

  • Boeing 777 to be built where it makes 'most sense' Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 2:07 PM ET
    An employee works on the nose of a Boeing Co. 777 airplane at the company's facility in Everett, Washington.

    Shephard Hill, president of Boeing International, told CNBC that the company will build the new 777 "where it makes most sense."