Sep 4, 2012 Manufacturing activity fell last month in China for the first time in almost a year. This follows a string of other bad news when it comes to the Chinese economy.
Aug 31, 2012 Undecided voters in Florida and North Carolina share what their greatest concerns are in the upcoming election.
Aug 30, 2012 Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?
Aug 3, 2012 Rust Belt manufacturing isn't just about steel -- an uptick in business is boosting plastics, aluminum, and other products as well.
Jul 25, 2012 Caterpillar reports earnings today, and few expect the company to show much strength. The heavy equipment maker has been doing well, but that looks to change.
Jul 2, 2012 There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.
Jul 2, 2012 Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Jul 2, 2012 In Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto of Institutional Revolutionary Party has taken the presidency. He inherits an economy that's on the upswing, and Americans may soon be buying a lot more "Made in Mexico" goods.
Jun 21, 2012 A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?