- Survey shows China manufacturing down for 3rd month in a row Updated: May-21-15 5:31 am
HONG KONG - Manufacturing in China shrank for the third straight month in May as demand remained soft, raising the chances of more stimulus to prop up growth in the world's No. 2 economy.
- US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling Updated: May-15-15 10:32 am
WASHINGTON - A plunge in energy-related drilling and sluggish manufacturing sent U.S. industrial output down for a fifth straight month in April.
- US factory orders rise in March for first time in 8 months Updated: May-04-15 10:22 am
WASHINGTON - Orders to U.S. factories rose in March for the first time since last July, breaking a long stretch of weakness in manufacturing.
- US factory activity improves in April, but hiring declines Updated: May-01-15 11:19 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. factories expanded in April at the same pace as in March, but manufacturers are starting to curtail hiring in a possible sign of weakness.