WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of future U.S. economic activity in April rose to its highest level in nearly five years as firming housing and labor market conditions offset weakness in manufacturing, suggesting an anticipated growth slowdown would be temporary. Full story
The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness. Full story
Willie J. Holley III and Lakishka Raybon, employees of the watchmaker Shinola share their pride in creating watches by hand and Heath Carr CEO of Bedrock Manufacturing explains why it is important to be in Detroit a city with a rich manufacturing history.
Kids used to go to college to avoid working minimum-wage jobs in factories. But nowadays kids are going to vocational school to get high-tech factory jobs working with computer programs and robotics.
The Cycle hosts and Rana Foroohar highlight the bright spots in the March jobs report – specifically in the manufacturing sector.
NBC’s Chuck Todd joins the Morning Joe panel to discuss President Barack Obama’s budget proposal and whether the Republicans will speak up on entitlement reform. MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough explains why this conversation is about “generational theft.” Time magazine’s Rick Stengel then joins the panel t
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing.
A technician works with Baxter, an adaptive manufacturing robot created by Rethink Robotics at The Rodon Group manufacturing facility, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Hatfield, Pa. There are three jobs open at Rodon Group, a plastic parts manufacturer near Philadelphia. But despite the reports of a shor
A worker wearing protective glasses welds steel products at a heavy equipment manufacturing factory in Luoyang, Henan province May 1, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily
A worker walks past newly-made cement mill barrels at a heavy equipment manufacturing factory in Luoyang, Henan province May 1, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily