April 6, 2012 Headlines: 37K Manufacturing Jobs Added, Ford Expands in China, and More
The economy added 120,000 jobs in March, with 37,000 of those gains coming from manufacturing. Read coverage from the BLS, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, and Politico.
AP: Ford plans to spend $600 million to expand their factories in China.
NYT: China is looking to woo foreign investors, and their stock markets are reacting favorably.
WSJ: Wen Jiabao’s recent push for political reform might actually yield results.
NYT: As part of a new strategy, the Pentagon is looking to crowdsource some of their manufacturing projects.
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