Ericsson plans to cut around 3,900 jobs in Sweden, ditching most manufacturing as it grapples with a shrinking market for network equipment.
Stick with larger, diversified industrial stocks but de-emphasize banking sector investment, John Augustine, CIO of Huntington Bank, advises.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on construction spending in August and ISM manufacturing index for September.
No news is considered good news by investors, who sent the Nikkei up 1 percent after the closely watched BOJ survey.
The Purchasing Managers' Index matched August's level, which may indicate recent positive momentum can be sustained.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read of the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.
Activity at China's small and mid-sized firms expanded this month, according to a private survey of nationwide factories.
The prolonged workers' strike is the South Korean automaker's biggest one yet.
Orders for non-military goods other than aircraft rose for a third straight month in August, a positive signal for the business investment outlook.
Profits earned by China's industrial firms in August grew at the fastest pace in three years helped by rising sales, higher prices and lower costs.
Manufacturing activity fell more than expected in September, amid the weakest improvement in business conditions since June.
Class CNBC's Claudia Pensotti discusses Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's appearance at Milan Fashion Week.
IHS Markit says Apple's latest smartphone costs the tech giant an estimated $224.80 to make.
Takata will need to change its entire business structure, name and let someone else take over the airbag operation, says Kelley Blue Book's Karl Brauer.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest industrial production data.
Manufacturing in New York state remained weak in September, while a Philadelphia business gauge unexpectedly jumped.
The overall issue here is there is not enough demand, says Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, weighing in on what's prompting the decline in manufacturing.
Beijing faces serious economic and social challenges in creating jobs for its 270 million migrant workers, the SCMP reports.
China's industrial output grew the fastest in five months in August as demand for products rebounded thanks to higher government spending.
Sing Lun Holdings CEO Mark Lee tells CNBC about how a culture of innovation is important, even in the sportswear manufacturing business.