Industrials Manufacturing


  • Robots will take over, so you may as well profit Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    AeroVironment's small unmanned aircraft, the Raven Gimbal

    The age of robots as mankind's master is beginning, but don't be Terminator-terrified. Profit from the rise of the machines.

  • US Steel's Canada arm restructuring Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    US Steel's Canada arm restructuring

    Shares of U.S. Steel are surging after the company announced its Canadian unit will go into creditor protection. CNBC's Sara Eisen has the details.

  • Three 'Rs' that could send bull market to new highs Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Wall Street bull statue

    LPL Financial says revenues, capital reinvestment and manufacturing renaissance will propel the market higher. USA Today reports.

  • US regulations costing trillions: Study Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    US regulations costing trillions: Study

    The National Association of Manufacturers is out with a new study showing regulations are costing the economy more than $2 trillion annually. CEO and president Jay Timmons, explains why the costs have gotten so bad.

  • Nev lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Gov. Brian Sandoval was poised to call state lawmakers into a special session to consider a $1.3 billion package with Tesla Motors.

  • Companies rush to get iPhone accessories to market Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Cases for the iPhone 6 by Ventev, an aftermarket smartphone accessory product maker.

    Tuesday's Apple announcement is not only important to consumers but the manufacturers in the $21 billion smartphone accessory market.

  • Nevada wins Tesla plant, but at what cost? Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    A charging station at the company's booth during the 2014 North American International Auto Show Detroit.

    Nevada makes some big claims about its bet on Tesla's battery plant paying off for the state and its workforce. Critics are skeptical.

  • More hands needed on deck Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    More hands needed on deck

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports global trade growth is putting a squeeze on the maritime industry.

  • Tesla plant will lower Nevada unemployment: Pol Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:06 PM ET
    Carson Street in Carson City, Nevada

    Nevada's unemployment rate will "drop considerably" should Tesla build a plant near Carson City, says Mayor Bob Crowell.

  • July factory orders get big kick from transports Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Mobern Lighting, manufacturing factory jobs workers

    New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July on robust demand for transportation equipment.

  • US manufacturing, construction sectors roar Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    An employee uses a mig welder to create a welding beed on the inside seem of a Pioneer coal stove at the Leisure Line Stove Co. facility in Berwick, Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector rose in August to its highest level since March 2011, while construction spending surged.

  • Seeing renewed softening in China's growth: RBS Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 12:08 AM ET
    Seeing renewed softening in China's growth: RBS

    Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS, says August's manufacturing data reflect a renewed slowdown in China amid persisting domestic risks and slowing global trade.

  • Indonesia's August PMI drops to 1-year low Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 11:43 PM ET
    Indonesia's August PMI drops to 1-year low

    The fall in Indonesia's purchasing managers' index for August indicates that the country's manufacturing sector is facing challenges, says Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC.

  • China August PMI is no cause for alarm: Pro Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 10:48 PM ET
    China August PMI is no cause for alarm: Pro

    Nizam Idris, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie, says the slowing of activity in Chinese factories for August boils down to seasonal factors.

  • Why China's stimulus plan isn't sustainable Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 6:48 PM ET
    Why China's stimulus plan isn't sustainable

    Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, describes the risks in Beijing's strategy of using stimulus to maintain the country's rapid growth.

  • This week's market movers Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Here are the market movers for this week

    Monthly indicators from the U.S. and China alongside central bank decisions in Australia and Japan are some of this week's key events, reports CNBC's Pauline Chiou.

  • Japan industrial output misses estimates Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:50 PM ET
    Japan July industrial output misses estimates

    Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says factory output missed expectations because of weak global demand and Japanese firms relocating factories overseas.

  • Seed companies 'insulated' Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:20 PM ET
    Seed companies 'insulated'

    Analysts like Monsanto which is promising to double its EPS by 2019. CNBC's Jane Wells explains why.

  • Oh, Deere! Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Oh, Deere!

    Farm equipment makers are prepping for a drop in sales. Deere is laying off over 1,000 manufacturing employees, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Factory activity expands at fastest pace in 4 years Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Production of Honda Pilot sports utility vehicles in Lincoln, Alabama, August 12, 2014.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.