Orders for big ticket manufactured goods up 0.9% in November
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticketed manufactured goods rose…
NA auto factories likely to stay closed another 2 weeks
Detroit Three factories idling for more than a month due to fears of spreading the coronavirus.
China lifting last controls in province at outbreak’s centre
Residents of Wuhan where the coronavirus emerged are allowed out of the city but cannot leave Hubei until April 8.
Clock is ticking for companies that depend on China imports
Factories would need to start ramping up production by March 15.
As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach
Partly reflects US President Donald Trump’s combative trade conflicts with China and other countries.
US factories grew more slowly in October
Trade disputes are taking a toll.
US factories register faster than expected growth in June
But the effects of retaliatory tariffs and rising dollar could impact growth.