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U.S. manufacturing sector slowing as economy loses steam

U.S. manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February and factory activity in New York state hit nearly a two-year low this month, offering further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

U.S. manufacturing sector slowing as economy loses momentum

U.S. manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February and factory activity in New York state was weaker than expected this month, offering further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

World stock recovery loses steam as European auto sector takes beating

A recovery by global stocks proved short-lived as warnings over a slowing European auto sector soured an upbeat mood, while Wall Street was set for a slightly lower open after enjoying its best session in eight months the previous day......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Germany to halve 2019 growth forecast - government source

The German government is set to halve its 2019 growth forecast for Europe's biggest economy, a government source told Reuters on Friday, reflecting a worsening slowdown led by a recession in the manufacturing sector. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 12th, 2019

U.S. services, private payrolls data highlight slowing economy

U.S. services sector activity hit a more than 19-month low in March and private payrolls grew less than expected, underscoring a loss of momentum in the economy that supports the Federal Reserve's move to suspend interest rate hikes this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2019

Services help shore up eurozone economy in Q1 - survey

A closely monitored survey shows that the 19-country eurozone ended the first quarter of the year on a sluggish but positive note, largely because a resilient performance by the services sector helped offset a downturn in manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 3rd, 2019

Japan surveys cast gloom over manufacturing outlook

The latest surveys of Japanese manufacturers pointed Monday to a slowdown for the world's third-largest economy, with demand slowing both at home and abroad......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 1st, 2019

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector softens

U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the U.S. housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2019

Financial stocks fall again, as Fed"s dovish messages weighs on yields

Financial stocks fell Friday, and were the only sector of the S&P 500's 11 sectors to be losing ground, as Treasury yields extending declines amid growing concerns of a slowing economy. The SPDR Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

U.S. labor market solid; manufacturing sector slowing

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions, though the pace of job growth has slowed after last year's robust gains......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2019

Differing Views on Strength in US Manufacturing Sector for April

Economists and investors just got to see two fresh views on the U.S. manufacturing segment of the economy. While growth remains in the air, it may be deemed to be at a less robust rate......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 1st, 2018

ISM Manufacturing Cruises Even Higher

The most recent ISM manufacturing report points to stronger conditions for a sector that looks to be picking up steam......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 1st, 2018

Play the Wealth Effect With These Cyclical Sector ETFs

Why cyclical sector ETFs could be winning ETFs now. Signs of steady recovery in the U.S. economy are now pretty evident, thanks to a solid labor market, manufacturing activity and retail sales. Decent inflation, .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 7th, 2018

S&P, Nasdaq fall as tech rally loses steam; Dow rises

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P and Nasdaq fell on Thursday as the technology sector snapped a rally while investors turned to safer bets as they kept an eye on global trade tensions and waited for U.S. and European central bank meetings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Forecast for manufacturing overseas: China vs. Vietnam

Is Vietnam the new China in the manufacturing sector?  The short answer is not yet. But it does have potential to get there in the future. China’s economy is changing. It has been for a while. While that may shuffle the cards in the country’s manu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2018

U.S. factory orders increase, equipment spending cooling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S.-made goods unexpectedly rose in May, pointing to a strengthening manufacturing sector, but business spending on equipment continued to show signs of slowing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2018

China"s Effort to Control Debt Loses Steam

China is letting up on its drive to keep a lid on debt growth as it faces a softening economy at home and a trade conflict with the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Snap loses users for the first time, beats on revenue

Snap Inc's Snapchat app unexpectedly lost users in the second quarter, the company said on Tuesday, likely adding fuel to investor fears about slowing growth in the social media sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 7th, 2018

Snap loses users for the first time, beats on revenue

Snap Inc's Snapchat app unexpectedly lost users in the second quarter, the company said on Tuesday, likely adding fuel to investor fears about slowing growth in the social media sector......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Is the economy slowing? Manufacturing gauge in August slows to nine-month low

An index that tracks U.S. manufacturers and service-oriented companies showed slower growth in August, suggesting that economic growth has tapered off from a three-year peak in late spring......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018