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President Donald Trump at a Carrier factory in Indiana

American manufacturing activity just dropped to its slowest pace since Trump took office

A measure of American manufacturing activity fell last month to its lowest level since President Donald Trump took office.

Global markets fall as trade war escalation and Mexico tariffs fuel a ‘triple hit of bad news’

Stocks fell on the news of Trump's tariffs on Mexican goods, China's rare-earth plans, and a contraction in Chinese manufacturing.

Brexit reduced UK car production by 45%, showcasing the costs and unintended consequences of new trade barriers

Carmakers timed annual stoppages to coincide with the Brexit deadline, which was ultimately extended. Their challenges show the pain of trade wars.

Oil is nearing its biggest weekly loss this year as demand and trade-war woes combine in a ‘recipe for disaster’

Rising US supply, weakening demand, and US-China trade fears are a "dangerous combination" and adding to trader concerns in oil markets.

Singapore’s 2019 growth forecast downgraded to 1.5-2.5% after economy slows to 1.2% in Q1

"Pockets of strength" still lie in some segments of Singapore's economy.
A Workhorse N-GEN electric utility van.

Trump’s tweet about Workhorse sent its stock soaring on news the electric-truck company is in talks to buy a GM assembly plant in Ohio

The electric-truck company Workhorse and General Motors are negotiating a deal in which Workhorse would buy a GM car factory in Lordstown, Ohio.
FILE PHOTO: A line worker installs the front seats on the flex line at Nissan Motor Co's automobile manufacturing plant in Smyrna Tennessee

US manufacturing activity sees first quarterly decline since 2017

A gauge of industrial activity in the US unexpectedly slipped in March, the latest sign of a cooling manufacturing sector.

The US just got its latest sign that the manufacturing sector is slowing down

New orders for goods made in the US slid in February after barely rising in the previous two months.
Rep. Tim Ryan.

Tim Ryan, the newest Democratic presidential candidate, thinks Trump is telling ‘a lie’ about the future of the US and reveals how he woul...

"Trump was talking about the jobs of the past. That's a lie. Those aren't coming back," 2020 Democratic candidate Tim Ryan said in an interview with INSIDER.
Italy, France and the entire eurozone are following Germany into a manufacturing recession.

The recession in German manufacturing is worse than we thought

"Manufacturing conditions are now deteriorating at their fastest rate in more than six years," Pantheon Macroeconomics' Claus Vistesen says.