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  • 'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Hit Again

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses crude's climb on geopolitical concerns over Iran's nuclear program. And natural gas got hit after weekly inventories had less of a draw than expected. Silver also had a bad day.

  • GM reported fourth quarter earnings on Thursday that fell short of analysts' expectations, as losses in Europe widened and prices in its key North American market softened.

  • Rio Tinto's new chief flagged he would slash costs, spend capital more carefully and focus on shareholder value after the world's no.3 miner reported a $3 billion loss, its first ever full-year loss.

  • Euro Zone Faces 'Winter of Discontent': Pro

    The euro zone slipped deeper into recession in the last three months of 2012 after its largest economies, Germany and France, shrank markedly at the end of the year.

  • Will Rebalancing Trip Up China?

    Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University & author of 'The Great Rebalancing', tells CNBC why it will be so difficult for China to transform their economy into a more sustainable model.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Reasons for Lower Prices

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Are We Losing Cyber Security War?

    The White House says President Obama is determined to protect our nation against cyber threats, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), offers insight on the CISPA cyber bill, and just how serious the problem is.

  • To pro trader Jim Iuorio, the correlation between this metal and the stock market is undeniable.

  • Cyclists and bikers stop at a traffic light, as buildings are faintly seen, rear, shrouded in a haze of smog in Beijing. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Beijing’s air pollution has soared past levels considered hazardous by the World Health Organization. And now it's not an issue that only the Chinese are worrying about, Oilprice.com says.

  • A private dining room inside the Bellagio in Las Vegas has been transformed into the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Later this week, the casino resort will be hosting Chinese New Year dinners here for $500 a plate.

  • Rosneft is seeking to borrow $30 billion from China, making Beijing the largest consumer of Russian oil and further diverting supplies away from Europe.

  • Oil Demand Recession Is Not Over: Pro

    Neil Atkinson, director of energy research at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that numbers from China suggest that oil demand growth is quite strong there, as it is in India but it remains weak in the OECD.

  • A BofE pledge to help London become a global trading center for China's yuan has stirred talk of a revival in the city's fortunes, similar to the explosion of the U.S. dollar market in the 1960s and 70s.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Different people emphasize different indicators. And many of the signals contradict other signals, says this economist.

  • Jacob Lew

    Bridge disputes in Congress on taxes and spending. Shrink budget deficits. Manage tense economic ties with China. Press Europe to reduce debts while fighting a recession. Defend the U.S. financial overhaul law. Prevent a global currency war. And those are just the obvious challenges.

  • Las Vegas Caters to Chinese Bettors

    Las Vegas is rolling out the red carpet for travelers from China, with CNBC's Jane Wells. Daniel Rosen, Rhodium Group Partner, says the "Chinese never stop doing business," and discusses how to capitalize on the country's growth.

  • China's Year of the Snake Brings Fortune to US

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Chinese New Year holiday is a huge travel holiday for the Chinese. And, a look at how luxury retailers are eager to please big-spending Chinese tourist, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • The Bellagio celebrates the Year of the Snake.

    RGC Economics predicts nearly 4,000 Chinese nationals will come to Sin City for Year of the Snake celebrations. Some will spend up to $100,000 on the trip.