Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:34 AM EST

Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the use of machines, tools and labor to make things for use or sale. The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.

Headlines Around the Web

Sanjay Jha new CEO of chip co Globalfoundries

Jan 08 - The Times of India

Boeing union approves new contract

Jan 05 - MarketWatch

New investment projects hit nadir

Jan 04 - The Times of India

PMI raises worries over French economy

Jan 03 - Financial Times

Manufacturing falls as share of output

Dec 23 - Financial Times

Sluggish economy hits loans

Dec 22 - The Times of India

Articles About Manufacturing

European Central Bank
Global Markets Overview – September 2, 2014

By IG Markets

Market volumes remain well below average across the globe. (9:16 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, BNP PARIBAS, FTSE, TWITTER

Stock market yawning investor
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 1, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket edged higher, making up for part of last week's 0.3 per cent slide. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) rose by just 0.1 per cent and volume was light ahead of market closures in both the US and Canada (Labor Day) tonight. (6:22 pm)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, GERMANY, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP, AUSTRALIA

stock market indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 1, 2014

By Comsec

The local share market has started the week on a positive footing, gravitating towards the 5650 area for the ASX 200. Sentiment was helped by US share markets which ended modestly higher on Friday. Investors remained wary as they monitored both the s... (3:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HSBC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, UKRAINE, WESFARMERS

Smartwatch
Swatch Watches Will get into the Business of Smartwatches in 2015

By IBTimes AU

The world's biggest watchmakers Swatch are venturing solo into the business of Smartwatches. They will unveil their "Swatch Touch" in the summer of 2015. (12:43 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, SAMSUNG, SONY

New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 1, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the Chicago purchasing managers index rose from 52.6 to 64.3 in August - the biggest monthly point gain since July 1983. US personal income rose by 0.2% in July with spending down by 0.1% - both results fell short of forecasts. And consumer sentiment rose from 79.2 to 82. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Craig Federighi, Apple Inc. Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Speaks on Stage During an Apple Event in San Francisco
Apple to Ditch Samsung for New A9 Chip , TSMC Possibly Tapped for New A-processor for iPhone 7, iPad

By IBTimes AU

Apple's A7 chip set the bar for tech manufacturers as it introduced the 64-bit architecture. Now it sets to produce another power chip via the A9 processor. According to recent reports, TSMC has been working on the production of the chips including a new process called 16nm FinFET. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD, ARCHITECTURE

French President Francois Hollande
French PM Woos Business With Reform Promises: Critics Call It Old Wine in New Bottle

By IBTimes AU

Governments need to work out, out of the box solutions than bending backwards to appease business sector (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: DEUTSCHE BANK, NEW YORK, INVESTMENT

Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s Exynos 5 Processor Powered Meizu MX4 Racks Up 52811 In AnTuTu Testing

By IBTimes AU

Meizu MX4 is the newest entry in the high-end smartphone market that scored high in the benchmark testing. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY

Euro and U.S. dollar banknotes
Australian Dollar Outlook - 26 August 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Ranges were limited with Europe taking an extended weekend and little new data released. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TRADE BALANCE

New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 26, 2014

By Comsec

Local shares were flat footed in early trade on Tuesday, despite solid improvements for US stocks overnight which included the S&P 500 briefly lifting above 2,000 points for the first time. A continuing theme on Tuesday has been the weakness in the r... (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, WESFARMERS