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  • Asia Ends Down, Investors Digest China Data Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | 5:15 AM ET

    Asian stocks finished lower with substantial declines for Chinese shares on worries stronger than expected growth could lead to tighter monetary policy.

  • Asia Ends Mostly Higher; Techs Outperform Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | 5:18 AM ET

    Asian stocks opened mostly higher Wednesday, after gains on Wall Street, buoyed by robust earnings for Apple whose stock climbed in extended trade and after target price hikes for Google lifted Wall Street.

  • Asia Ends Mixed; Techs Up Despite Apple News Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 5:59 AM ET

    Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday, but technology plays outperformed despite news the Apple  Chief Executive Steve Jobs would take medical leave for the third time since 2004.

  • Asia Ends Mostly Lower After China's Tightening Monday, 17 Jan 2011 | 5:44 AM ET

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday after the latest tightening move from China's central bank.

  • Are Rare Earth Stocks a Good Bet? Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    Bulldozer scoop soil containing various rare earth to be loaded on to a ship at a port in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu province in September, for export to Japan.

    The rare earth story jumped to  front pages in 2010. China dominates the market for the arcane metals, which are vital to technology products. Which companies, though, can fill that need, now that China has begun to limit exports?

  • Asian Stocks End Mixed, Resources Sag Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Asian stocks closed mixed on Friday, weighed down by a drop in resources-related shares as commodity prices declined.

  • Asian Stocks End Up on Portugal Bond Auction Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose on Thursday after a successful bond auction in Portugal eased fears about the euro zone's debt crisis and boosted European and U.S. stocks.

  • Asia Ends Up; KOSPI Hits Fresh Closing High Wednesday, 12 Jan 2011 | 4:24 AM ET

    Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as global markets halted recent losing streaks and posted modest gains on the back of solid earnings reports and positive broker comments, while investors await the outcome of debt issuance in the euro zone.

  • Asia Ends Mixed; EU Debt, Earnings Eyed Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 5:57 AM ET

    Asian stock markets ended mixed on Tuesday as government debt burdens in Europe weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Asia Ends Lower after Lackluster US Jobs Data Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 4:43 AM ET

    Asian stocks mostly traded to the downside on Monday, after a lackluster U.S. job report drove Wall Street lower Friday, but trading volume was light with Japan markets closed for a public holiday.

  • Asia Ends Mixed Ahead of US Jobs Data Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Asian markets ended mixed on Friday as investors stayed cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.

  • Asia Ends Mixed; Nikkei at 8-Month High Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 5:27 AM ET

    Japanese shares rallied on Thursday as investors snapped up shares of Japanese exporters after the dollar hit two-week highs against the yen, but markets elsewhere in Asia were more subdued ahead of the influential U.S. non-farm payrolls report. 

  • Asia Stocks End Mixed; Resources Dip Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 6:24 AM ET

    Asian markets closed mixed on Wednesday following a broad commodities selloff but losses were limited as stronger-than expected U.S. factory data lent support.

  • Australia

    Fixed income investment firms have found the global marketplace successful, specifically non-dollar bonds, as opposed to bonds in the United States, Jason Brady, head of fixed income at Thornburg Investment, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Japan Leads Asia on Signs of US Recovery Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 4:35 AM ET

    Japanese stocks led Asian equities higher on Tuesday, climbing to their highest since May, with investors betting the improving U.S. recovery may be reflected in jobs data later in the week.

  • Currency Trade of the Week Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 6:20 PM ET

    In this new segment, one of the market's top traders gives us the country where the fastest money in the world is moving next.

  • Seoul Closes at Record High; HK Leaps Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 4:37 AM ET

    South Korean shares stole the limelight on the first trading day of 2011 as the KOSPI rose nearly 1 percent to end at a record closing high. But volume was thin overall with many major markets closed for a public holiday.

  • Millions Gathering Worldwide to Ring in New Year Friday, 31 Dec 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
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    Multicolored starbusts and gigantic sparklers lit the midnight sky over Sydney Harbor in a dazzling fireworks show witnessed by 1.5 million enthusiastic spectators who camped out all day to ring in the new year.

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    Can money buy happiness? We’ve all heard that money can’t by you love, now comes the news that once you reach a certain level, it can’t even buy you happiness.

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    It’s no accident that Austrian economics is newly popular. It provides the best explanation for the business cycle we just lived through.