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Is manufacturing growth creating 'decent wage' jobs?

Aug 1, 2013
Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?
Posted In: manufacturing

Obama and Chattanooga's economic choo-choo

Jul 30, 2013
An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.
Posted In: tennessee, manufacturing, recovery, Obama

How accurate are Apple's critics? Latest report on Apple's supply chain raises questions

Jul 30, 2013
Critics are starting to question some details in a report released Monday by the New York-based China Labor Watch, which targeted Chinese factory conditions of Apple supplier Pegatron.
Posted In: China, apple, manufacturing

Is a job at Amazon a 'good job'?

Jul 29, 2013
Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs, Unemployment, Amazon, Amazon.com

Ford shuts down last UK assembly plant

Jul 26, 2013
After a hundred years of production in the U.K., the U.S. auto giant is closing its last vehicle assembly operation in Britain.
Posted In: Ford, Britain, Auto, Europe, manufacturing

As China stumbles, Europe starts to get back up

Jul 24, 2013
China’s factories are continuing to struggle, but Europe's economic activity is showing signs of life -- at least for the last month.
Posted In: China, Eurozone, manufacturing

Obama's middle class: How have things changed?

Jul 22, 2013
President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth.
Posted In: middle class, President Obama, manufacturing, Jobs

Will U.S. clothing firms change on Bangladesh?

Jul 10, 2013
Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing, globalization, manufacturing

Honda: An American success story?

Jul 5, 2013
Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.
Posted In: Honda, Auto, Japan, manufacturing

Halfway through 2013, how's the economy doing?

Jul 1, 2013
With 2013 halfway done, how is the economy doing? Julia Coronado, chief North American economist BNP Paribas, shares her take.
Posted In: Unemployment, manufacturing, jobs report

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