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
In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."
Manufacturing activity in New York state rose in November, bouncing back from October's report, which showed the weakest pace since April.
A "Made in the USA" label is desirable in global markets, and start-up Maker's Row is helping more entrepreneurs find domestic manufacturing options.
CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports a coalition has come together and asked President Obama to appoint a federal mediator after the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown.
CNBC's Hallie Jackson reports the Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the longshoreman's union of an intentional slowdown. The National Retail Federation claims a 5 day shutdown of the port this year could cost $10 billion.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.
CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects October's ISM Index at 59.0, and September construction spending down 0.4 percent.
U.S. manufacturing expanded far more briskly than estimated in October, fully recovering from the previous month's weakness, a report showed Monday.
October's ISM Index is 59.0, and September construction spending is down 0.4 percent, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while new orders hit its lowest level since January.
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit says it is too early to say that U.K. manufacturing is off its lows, but the data beat expectations and looks positive.
HSBC's final purchasing managers' index for October was unchanged from the flash reading. John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says the data show China stabilizing at a slow pace.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index from October jumps to 66.2.
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.
New orders for capital goods recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September, but the decline was likely to be temporary as sentiment has been upbeat.
U.S. furniture manufacturers make a comeback by sticking to their guns and betting on quality.
U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan is probing Takata for faulty airbags, according to a Dow Jones report.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January.
3M posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday of $1.98 a share, 2 cents higher than expected.
David Blitzer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, discusses the impact of the "Golden Week" holiday on October's manufacturing activity.