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  • Asian markets await China PMI figures

    Ahead of China's official PMI figure and HSBC's final reading, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells you what to expect.

  • GM's On Star remote control

    The U.S. government has booked a loss of $9.7 billion on the nearly $50 billion bailout of U.S. automaker General Motors, according to a Congressional report.

  • The first Ford Fusion made in the U.S., at Ford's assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich.

    U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in seven months in September as utilities output surged after several months of declines, but manufacturing showed signs of cooling.

  • Euro zone PMI: Down but not out

    Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, says that while the dip in the euro zone PMI is disappointing, it remains in expansion and is therefore positive.

  • China won't see June credit crunch repeat: Pro

    Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie says China shares similar problems with other emerging markets as the government tries to figure out restructuring and liquidity.

  • China growth momentum still strong: Societe Generale

    After HSBC's China flash PMI comes in strong for October, Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says Beijing won't have a problem hitting its 7.5 percent growth target this year.

  • Doug Clark, founder of New England Footwear, is doing something few American entrepreneurs have done in years: Create a shoe factory on U.S. soil.

    A small New England footwear company is doing what few have done in years: building a shoe manufacturing plant in America.

  • 'This has been a tough and painful year': CAT CEO

    When you lose $11 billion off the top line it's had to recover, says Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO of Caterpillar, breaking down his company's third quarter earnings miss and providing his take on weakness in the mining sector.

  • Caterpillar Inc. excavators sit on display at the Altorfer CAT dealership in Bettendorf, Iowa.

    Caterpillar posted a lower-than-expected profit and cut its full-year forecast again amid weak demand from mining customers.

  • China's manufacturing sector may have slipped into a contractionary phase in October following two months of expansion, according to Nomura.

  • A worker cuts fabric patterns at Dynotex Inc. garment factory in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector slipped this month to its slowest since May, but business optimism stayed strong.

  • UK economy: 'Cracks' are starting to appear

    Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, says the disappointing U.K. August industrial output figure is not surprising as most companies have cut costs, rather than sold more.

  • ISM non-manufacturing index 54.4

    CNBC's Rick Santelli with the latest numbers on manufacturing and factory orders.

  • A worker assembles a custom piece of furniture at the at Baker Road Furniture manufacturing facility in South Elgin, Illinois.

    The manufacturing sector last month expanded at its fastest pace in almost 2-1/2 years while firms added the most workers in 15 months.

  • Welder manufacturing economy

    The pace of business activity in the US Midwest increased in September, though input prices dipped from a nine-month high, a report showed.

  • Chicago PMI 55.7 in September

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest manufacturing data.

  • We need good Tankan results: Pro

    Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the upcoming Tankan results are so significant.

  • China's factory activity expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in September, calling into question the strength of the country's recovery.

  • Spending was cut by 2 percent during the 12 months that ended in June. This is the first decline recorded since June of 2010, according to PayNet.

  • Nick Pinchuk, CEO, Snap-on

    Snap-on's Nick Pinchuk is optimistic about business despite many risks and uncertainties.