manufacturing

General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal
  • General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal

General Motors (GM) Stock Rise on Tentative Union Deal

By |September 23rd, 2016|

General Motors (GM) was recently in talks with the trade union, Unifor, to discuss a new employment contract. Unifor started 2013 as a merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers unions. This new union consists of 300,000 workers and associate members in industries ranging from manufacturing and media to forestry […]

Commodity Prices Retreat on Weak Chinese Manufacturing Data
  • Commodity Prices Retreat on Weak Chinese Manufacturing Data

Commodity Prices Retreat on Weak Chinese Manufacturing Data

By |November 4th, 2015|

Manufacturing activity in China contracted for the third month in a row in October. Asian stocks, oil, gold and other commodities pulled back this week as investors weighed the new data which suggests that China’s slowdown may be deeper than previously thought. The official manufacturing manager’s index came in at 49.8 points for the […]