Week 40 in Manufacturing News

Global manufacturing slowdown sends stock markets tumbling; U.S. manufacturing dives to 10-year low as trade tensions weigh and The UK industries likely to be hit hardest by Brexit.

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Global manufacturing slowdown sends stock markets tumbling

Strong signals that a slowdown in global manufacturing intensified in September sent stock markets tumbling on Wednesday, as leading indices in Europe and the US retreated.

Source: The Guardian.

U.S. manufacturing dives to 10-year low as trade tensions weigh

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to a more than 10-year low in September as lingering trade tensions weighed on exports, further heightening financial market fears of a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter.

Source: Reuters.

The UK industries likely to be hit hardest by Brexit

UK manufacturing could be hit harder by Brexit than any other sector of the UK economy, a new study suggests.

Many recent reports and warnings from businesses and experts have highlighted the risks to manufacturing and other industries if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal.

Source: Yahoo Finance UK.

Manufacturing Struggles Matter More Than You Think

Manufacturing activity is sputtering in the U.S., which matters more to the broader economy than many assume.

Source: WSJ.