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Industries, Manufacturing

The lagging manufacturing sector may be about to rebound, according to a reliable indicator

November 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

Chip stocks may be pointing the way to a rebound in the manufacturing economy. Manufacturing activity has been contracting since the summer, according to the widely watched ISM manufacturing index, but that may be about to change. Natixis economist Joseph […]


Industries, Manufacturing

German factory orders rise in September after 2 declines

November 6, 2019

Via: ABC News

Factory orders in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, increased in September after two consecutive monthly declines. The Economy Ministry said Wednesday that orders were up 1.3% compared with the previous month. They were led higher by demand from countries outside the […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Analyst says for the first time ever he is worried about Tesla demand, downgrades stock

October 3, 2019

Via: CNBC

Tesla’s third-quarter deliveries miss may reveal a more worrying trend, according to JMP Securities. “The delivery data show low single-digit sequential unit growth, and we know of no operational issues that could have prevented TSLA from delivering more vehicles if […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Manufacturing, Trading

Stocks fall after data show deepening U.S. manufacturing woes

October 1, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks gave up early morning gains to trade lower Tuesday morning after the Institute for Supply Management’s survey of U.S. manufacturers showed the sector falling deeper into contraction, as President Trump’s trade war with China drags on. What are […]


Industries, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale

Manufacturers, retailers less optimistic, survey says

September 16, 2019

Via: ABC News

Small manufacturers and retailers are losing confidence in the national economy yet remain upbeat about their own prospects. That’s the finding of a third quarter survey of 1,000 companies released last week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife. […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Apple Admits Breaking Chinese Labor Laws in the World’s Largest iPhone Factory

September 9, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. and manufacturing partner Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff in the world’s largest iPhone factory, the companies confirmed following a report that also alleged harsh working conditions. The claims came from China […]


Industries, Manufacturing

GE’s Basic Businesses Are Badly Underperforming, by This Accounting Metric

August 27, 2019

Via: Fortune

Can GE stage a comeback by reviving its fabled collection of industrial businesses that make everything from ultrasound scanners to B-52 engines to turbines for nuclear plants? That’s the pledge from its newly-installed, superstar CEO Larry Culp, who has praised […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Gauge of US manufacturing hits lowest since September 2009, raising concerns about the economy

August 1, 2019

Via: CNBC

The IHS Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 50.4 in July, down from 50.6 in June, driven by a weaker demand. The firm also noted managers’ signaled slower hiring. A gauge of employment within the report fell to the […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Tesla shares rise on report that the company is preparing to increase production in California

July 10, 2019

Via: CNBC

Tesla shares rose in premarket trading on Wednesday after a report that the electric automaker will raise output at its factory in California. The company’s automotive president Jerome Guillen said in an email to employees that Tesla is “making preparations” […]


Industries, Manufacturing

Apple Has a Backup Plan If the U.S.-China Trade War Triggers iPhone Tariffs

June 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. outside of China if necessary, according to […]