CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the ISM manufacturing index, construction spending and consumer sentiment readings for March.
China's manufacturing activity improved in March, two surveys showed Friday, helping ease concerns over the health of the world's second-largest economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, MNI Chicago Bureau Chief, discuss the Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index reading for March.
CNBC's Kate Rogers looks at the state of small business in Michigan with the Detroit Denim company and why Eric Yelsma, the founder, chose the city.
Japan's industrial output fell 6.2 percent in February, underscoring fragile factory activity due to sluggish demand both at home and abroad.
Chinese markets are gaining on the back of a large stimulus and direction from the five-year plan, says Richard Martin from IMA Asia.
China's industrial profits returned to growth in 2016's first two months, despite weaker business conditions and slowing economic growth on the mainland.
China doesn't understand the unpredictability of a dynamic economy, Edmund Phelps, winner of the 2006 Nobel prize for economics, told CNBC.
Japan's manufacturing activity contracted in March as new export orders shrank sharply, a preliminary business survey showed on Tuesday.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the state of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. and the campaign promises to bring them back from abroad.
You've got to make a distinction between free trade agreement and trade, says Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and figure out a way for globalization to continue to expand its pace without FTA. Also Bernstein reveals the ONE thing he agrees with Donald Trump on about trade.
Value is down but volume is way up, says Jon Slangerup, Port of Long Beach CEO, sharing his thoughts on global trade.
John Lundgren, Stanley Black & Decker chairman & CEO, discusses the key issues CEOs are focusing on this election year, including, trade, manufacturing, jobs and education.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on February industrial production.
HBO's "Make Donald Drumpf Again" hat is a best seller for a unionized New Jersey baseball cap maker.
Weighing in on the free trade debate are Alan Tonelson, founder of RealiltyChek, and Mitch Free, CEO of Zyci CNC Machining.
Discussing free trade and where GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is a hypocrite, with Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President.
Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers' Chief Economist, discusses NAM's 2016 manufacturing outlook survey with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Charlie Awdry, Chinese equities fund manager at Henderson Global Investors, says it’s better for investors to look at Chinese consumer-focused companies, rather than miners or ones with a lot of debt.
Sen. Chris Coons outlines several common sense policies that Congress can enact to ensure the U.S. remains competitive in the global economy.