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  • Myanmar's Strategic Importance in Southeast Asia

    As President Obama stops over in Myanmar amid his Southeast Asian tour, regional heavyweight China will be paying close attention. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris investigates what impact the visit will have on the region's delicate balance of power.

  • Change in Negotiators Shakes Up US-China Trade Policy

    The rare congruity of the political calendars in the United States and China, with both countries choosing leaders this month, is about to produce an equally rare replacement of most of each side’s senior trade negotiators, with unpredictable results for bilateral economic relations.  The NYT reports.

  • Tha black Audi has become the automobile of choice for practically any Chinese party official or military officer with enough clout to secure one. Th the New York Times reports.

  • Mad Money, November 16, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • What China's New Leadership Means for the Property Market

    Few industries matter more to China’s 1.3 billion population than real estate. Will the new leadership make a difference?

  • From China's Great Wall to Great Hall:

    In a snow-covered Chinese village surrounded by mountains, farmers had little time on Thursday for the spectacle unfolding in the Great Hall of the People an hour's drive to the southeast, but in many ways a million miles away.

  • China Will Pay Attention to Obama's Southeast Asian Trip: Pro

    Avery Poole, Lecturer at the University of Melbourne says China will pay close attention to U.S. President Obama's visit to Cambodia and Myanmar, some of Beijing's allies in the region.

  • Contraction in Singapore's Manufacturing Sector is Disturbing

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says the 10 percent on-quarter contraction in Singapore's manufacturing sector is due to a decline in technology, pharmaceuticals and weak European demand.

  • Defining the Future of US-China Ties

    Ties between the U.S. and China will take a new turn with the arrival of China's new slate of leaders, and Obama's re-election. But as CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports, bilateral ties will very much depend on their trade relationship.

  • China's New Leadership: A Lost Opportunity?

    Cheng Li, Director of Research & Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution says the methhods by which China's new leaders were chosen is a lost opportunity to enhance their mandate to govern.

  • Japanese companies don't know what to expect from China's new leadership team as simmering tensions between Asia's two biggest economies curb sales, forcing firms to look further afield to pick up the slack, a Reuters poll showed.

  • Mad Money, Nov. 15, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • China's Reform Agenda: More of the Same?

    Penelope Prime, Director, China Research Center & Professor, Institute of International Business, Georgia State University says that China's new leaders will not likely make any radical changes anytime soon.

  • Fed Holding Firm With Help to Slow-Growth Economy

    The Federal Reserve provided the country’s 19 biggest banks with its the guidelines for the 2013 stress test. Next year, banks will be stressed under three scenarios, the most severe incorporating a slowdown in China, along with severe recessions in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Kirk: US-China Relations has Both Challenges and Opportunities

    Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative says that China has not fully embraced all of its trade liberalizing commitments and that America's relationship with China is filled with both opportunities and challenges.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Fiscal Cliff Outweighs Mideast Tensions

    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.

  • China New Leadership, New Changes?

    Discussing China's new leader Xi Jinping, with Peter Navarro, Professor of Economics and Public Policy.

  • What to Trade While Spain Stalls

    Australia's central bank may be selling the Aussie dollar, but that doesn't mean investors should follow suit.

  • China's New Leadership Wants Reforms: Expert

    Joseph Cheng, professor of political science at Hong Kong's City University, explains why economic reform is still on the cards in China, despite the predominance of conservative representatives in the new politburo.

  • China Names Conservative, Older Leadership

    China's ruling Communist Party unveiled an older, conservative new leadership line-up on Thursday that appears unlikely to take the drastic action needed to tackle pressing issues like social unrest, environmental degradation and corruption.