China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months. A separate report showed that US construction spending rose slightly.
Most of President Obama's initiatives may appease liberal elites but don't do much to bolster opportunities for middle class and working families.
Manufacturing contracts; car sales improve; Apple execs head to court in an e-books price-fixing case, while the company's shares may head higher.
Global manufacturers struggled in May as demand fell, suggesting a world economy that still needs a steady diet of support.
CNBC's Rick Santell breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing and construction, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, and Kristina Hooper, Allianz Global Investors, discuss what investors can expect heading into the summer months.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data trimmed earlier losses.
U.S. manufacturing picked up slightly in May, though the pace was still sluggish, a survey showed Monday, suggesting the sector may be a drag on the economy in the second quarter.
Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, tells CNBC that Japanese large manufacturers are a really good long-term buy because they have not yet started to reap the benefits of the Yen.
Business activity in the US Midwest reaccelerated in May after contracting in April as measures of employment and new orders jumped, a report showed on Friday.
PK Basu, head of Asia research and economics at Maybank Kim Eng, says that the Indian "sluggish" growth trend will remain as domestic demand and investment spending is "exceedingly weak".
Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.
Francis Lun, Chief Executive Officer of GEO Securities, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's unconcerned about China's latest PMI readings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
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Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
South Korea's industrial output in April expanded on monthly terms for the first time in four months though the modest rate of expansion suggested that momentum remains subdued.
Will the depreciating yen become a game changer for Japanese automakers that have grappled with a strong currency for several years now? Yes, says Nomura.
After seeing the extensive destruction and loss of life from the Moore, Okla., tornado on Monday, Tornado Alley residents are going into prevention mode, vowing to avoid becoming victims when the next twister strikes.
One trader believes Chinese Prime Minster Li Keqiang's visit to India last week was mostly about trade.
Markets will be hyper-focused on the economy for any sign it is getting strong enough to encourage the Fed to start pulling back the security blanket of quantitative easing.