Industrials Manufacturing


  • USG optimistic for 2016 Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 1:41 PM ET
    USG optimistic for 2016

    James Metcalf, USG Corporation Chairman, President & CEO, discusses improving prices, where the company is innovating and his thoughts on a falling stock price this year.

  • Does Trump have a point on trade? Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 6:42 PM ET
    Does Trump have a point on trade?

    China's rise as a global manufacturer has reduced U.S. manufacturing employment, explains David Autor, co-author of The China Shock: Learning from Labour Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade.

  • Ford to build plant in Mexico Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:43 AM ET
    Ford to build plant in Mexico

    The company is expected to add 500k units in annual capacity in 2018.

  • Asian markets to take a New Year breather Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 9:15 PM ET
    Asian markets closed for Lunar New Year, which heralds the Year of the Monkey.

    With several markets closed for the Lunar New Year and only a smattering of Asian data due, it may be a rare quiet week for investors.

  • Ford to move production to Mexico: Report Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 4:13 PM ET
    The Ford exhibit is shown on the first day of media preview days at the 2016 North American International Auto Show on January 11, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

    Ford will construct a new assembly plant in Mexico and ramp up output from that country, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Factory orders post biggest drop in a year Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:11 AM ET
    A Cummins employee installs a wiring harness at the Cummins engine plant in Walesboro, Indiana.

    Manufacturing continued to reel from the headwinds of a strong dollar and weak overseas demand.

  • Goldman: Fed will only hike 3 times this year Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 9:33 PM ET

    The Fed will likely raise rates three times this year, skipping a hike at its March meeting, Goldman said, revising its previous forecast for four hikes.

  • US manufacturers carving out staying power Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 2:04 PM ET
    Denise and Dale "Mac" McIntosh of Custom Powder Systems, based in Springfield, Missouri.

    New data shows mid-size manufacturers — long considered past their prime to overseas pressures — are still going strong in the U.S. economy.

  • Manufacturing challenges & opportunities: NAM CEO Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 10:45 AM ET
    Manufacturing challenges & opportunities: NAM CEO

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO, about the state of manufacturing in the U.S., and the impact from overseas.

  • China services activity at 6-month high in Jan Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 9:12 PM ET
    Two employees tie up steel bars at a steel-making plant in Ganyu, China.

    Improved inflow of new business was a key driver of the improvement, which underscores divergence with the sputtering manufacturing sector.

  • China's five options to boost growth: HSBC Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 1:13 AM ET

    China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.

  • 'We're still overweight on China' Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 7:29 PM ET
    China markets

    Karine Hirn, co-founder and CEO of East Capital says there are interesting entry points in Chinese equities.

  • It's still a negative picture for Asia: Pro Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 5:54 PM ET
    Asian markets review

    Simon Male, head of Asian equities at Auerbach Grayson, says weak demand for credit is a problem for Asia.

  • Construction spending barely rises in Dec. Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 10:23 AM ET
    A worker carries a Heart Pine plank of lumber in the sawmill at the Goodwin Co. facility in Micanopy, Florida.

    U.S. construction spending barely rose in December as spending on nonresidential structures recorded its biggest drop since 2013.

  • More stimulus for China manufacturing? Bad idea Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 12:51 AM ET
    China Manufacturing

    Ryan Roberts, analyst at MCM Partners, says a combination of monetary and fiscal policy reforms will be needed to help China's economy rebalance.

  • Asian markets hurt by China PMI: OCBC Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 10:41 PM ET
    Asia Economy outlook

    Vasu Menon from OCBC Bank explains that Asian markets are nervous about China's economy and closely watching its every move.

  • Focus on other China economic data: Investor Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 9:38 PM ET
    Caixin PMI

    Investors should focus on China's Producers Price Index (PPI) which has fallen for the past four years, says Ken Wong from Eastspring Investments.

  • Remember China has two-track economy: Macquarie Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 8:27 PM ET
    Manufacturing in China down

    Erwin Sanft, head of China strategy at Macquarie, says markets understand that China's manufacturing sector remains in a difficult situation.

  • Is Toyota's buyout of Daihatsu a good move? Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 7:46 PM ET
    Outlook for Automotive industry 2016

    Toyota's acquisition of Daihatsu is aligned with its direction to position itself in emerging markets, says James Chao from IHS Automotive.

  • China economic data will show little change: CBA Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 5:50 PM ET
    China PMI Predictions

    China's economic data will not be revealing any quick turnarounds, says Li Wei, China economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.