U.S. manufacturing retreated again in April, a victim of economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing and a small number of other manufacturers around the U.S. geared up Monday to resume production this week amid pressure from President Donald Trump to reopen the economy and resistance from governors who warn there is…
By Colleen Long, Gene Johnson, Mike Corder, Associated Press
In his State of the Union, President Trump emphasized U.S. economic growth, arguing that his administration’s policies are driving it. Friday’s jobs report, which was stronger than many analysts had predicted, is partly in line with those assertions. But the…
The sector was hurt by weakening demand and last year's global economic slowdown. But some signs suggest that the setback for manufacturing has bottomed out.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Trump’s visit follows Apple’s announcement in September that it would continue manufacturing the latest generation of the Mac Pro in Austin — a move that came once the Trump administration agreed to waive tariffs on certain computer parts made in…
By Gretchen Frazee
Manufacturing makes up a small portion of the U.S. economy, but if the sector stalls, it could drag down related industries and disproportionately affect parts of the country where factories employ thousands of people.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Looking to promote new jobs, President Trump toured the Louis Vuitton plant in Alvarado with his elder daughter, Ivanka.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
In the Fed's latest report on economic conditions nationwide, hiring increased modestly in most industries, though manufacturing employment declined in some areas.
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren would create the Department of Economic Development, replace the Department of Commerce and consolidate several agencies.
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