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  • Markets Close: Get a Rally on a Deal?

    Discussing where the markets could be headed if a deal is reached, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Ben Willis, Albert Fried. "Buy some U.S. companies with China exposure," says Darst.

  • While Apple may see choppy trading in the short term, the stock should snap back in 2013, says one analyst.

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  • Apple's iPhone 5 Makes China Debut

    Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities analyst, has the play on Apple shares, and explains why he has a "buy" rating on the stock and $750 price target.

  • Santelli: 'Time to Bring Out the Good China?'

    Rick Santelli looks at a recent surge for Chinese stocks and wonders if the country's recent leadership change is playing a role.

  • Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.

  • Shanghai stock exchange

    China's beaten-down equity market will end 2012 in negative territory for the fourth year in a row, as fears of a hard landing coupled with global headwinds, saw investors turn their backs on Chinese stocks.

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    China has launched a crackdown on a cult it says is calling for a "decisive battle" to slay the "Red Dragon" Communist Party, and which has been spreading doomsday rumors, state media said on Friday.

  • Workers assemble sedans at the Dongfeng car factory in Wuhan, China.

    Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector picked up in December, a preliminary private survey showed, with rises in areas such as new orders and employment underlining a brighter outlook for the economy in coming months.

  • Fresh Off the Press: China HSBC Flash PMI

    Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC breakdown the latest flash PMI from China.

  • Residential buildings in Shanghai, China.

    A state think tank has forecast China's GDP growth next year at 8 percent and projects the consumer price index to rise 3 percent, the official China Securities Journal reported on Friday.

  • iPhone 5

    The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.

  • Taiwan Would Be Worse-Off Without China

    Taiwan's reliance on exports has made it particularly vulnerable to the slowdown in global growth. But, President Ma Ying Jeou tells CNBC, the situation would have been more dire if not for closer economic ties with China.

  • Mad Money, December 13, 2012

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

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Fear the 'Cliff'

    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.

  • Tourism in China Is 'Exploding': CEO

    David Scowsill, president and CEO of World Travel and Tourism Council, tells CNBC that most of the future tourism growth is coming out of China, 'a market which is exploding'.

  • Disputed set of islands in East China Sea, referred to as Senkaku or Diaoyu islands.

    Japan protested to China on Thursday after a Chinese government plane entered what Japan considers its airspace over disputed islets in the East China Sea, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.

  • More middle-class citizens in China are speaking out forcefully against construction projects that threaten their property, health and legal rights. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Time to Add Some Risk: Expert

    Stephen Hogan, Senior Private Client Adviser, Equities/Derivatives, Novus Capital says risk assets should rally in the coming months. He says it's a good time to add some exposure to stocks like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

  • South Korean conservative activists burn anti-North Korean placards during a protest denouncing North Korea's rocket launch, in Seoul on December 12, 2012.

    There was anger and dismay after North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit on Wednesday -- plenty of it in South Korea and Japan. There was also surprise.