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  • Will Stocks Have a Strong 4th Quarter? Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 7:13 PM ET

    If you ask “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer, it depends.

  • Stocks Face Turbulence in the Fourth Quarter Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 6:06 PM ET
    A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors are bracing for fresh shock waves in the fourth quarter from the old familiar trouble spots that have been hanging over markets.

  • Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 4:34 PM ET
    Market Solutions Ahead? Hormats Weighs In

    Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for economic growth discusses the European crisis, the anti-austerity protests in Spain, and President Obama's role in U.S. economic growth. "I think President Obama has made a major effort to reduce the budget deficit and also to invest in the future of the U.S.," he says.

  • Presidential Attack Ads: The Truth Takes a Beating Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    From the stump and on the airwaves, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney often glossed over exactly where the other stands on five major issues, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Chinese Stimulus Looks More Likely: Strategist Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    With China approaching a leadership transition and the economy continuing to show signs of weakness, the government will likely embark on a fresh stimulus program, Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.

  • Catalysts for a Rally Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
    Catalysts for a Rally

    Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discusses increasing optimism over a Spanish bailout to a fresh dose of stimulus in China.

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    While Asia's two largest economies shadow-box in the East China Sea, unresolved territorial claims in resources-rich waters immediately south are complicating oil and gas developments aimed at meeting the region's rising energy needs.

  • China Tied Up by Transition as Its Economy Loses Force Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 8:03 PM ET
    Shanghai skyline

    When it comes to confronting economic slowdowns, the Chinese government has not been shy about making bold moves. Faced with the contagion of global recession four years ago, policy makers created a $585 billion stimulus package that helped inoculate the nation against the economic malaise still sapping the United States and Europe.The NYT reports.

  • Austerity's Market Impact Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 4:03 PM ET
    Austerity's Market Impact

    Violent protests in Greece and Spain over tough austerity measures are striking fear in investors. Brian Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Rick Santelli discuss.

  • How QE3 and the Fiscal Cliff Really Hit the Dollar Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 3:33 PM ET
    Fiscal Cliff Rescue

    QE3 will have less impact than experts expect, this strategist says, and investors who are short the dollar will get a surprise.

  • S&P 500 Down for Fifth Day Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 3:00 PM ET
    S&P 500 Down for Fifth Day

    How to invest amid rising tensions in Europe as protests sweep the region for another day, with Bill Spiropoulus, CoreStates Capital Advisors CEO; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co.; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Greece Is Better Investment Than China Right Now Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 1:51 PM ET
    A fire bomb explodes behind a riot police squad on September 26, 2012 in Athens during clashes with demonstrators at a 24-hours general strike. Police in Athens clashed with hooded youths throwing firebombs on the sidelines of a large demonstration against a new round of austerity cuts.

    Greece may be in flames, but its stock market is doing quite nicely. In fact, the gains so far this year have outpaced those in many financially stronger countries—especially China.

  • Hong Kong Tycoon Seeks Husband for Lesbian Daughter Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    Gigi Chao

    Hong Kong's "playboy tycoon" Cecil Chao has put up a $65 million "marriage bounty" to find a husband for lesbian daughter Gigi, who is already married to her long-time female partner.

  • China Stocks Breach Key Level, More Losses Seen Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 5:12 AM ET
    A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index broke below a key support level on Wednesday, touching its lowest point in more than three and a half years, and market watchers told CNBC mainland stocks are set to suffer further losses in the coming weeks.

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    Zimbabwe's controversial indigenization policy, which requires foreign firms to transfer 51 percent of the assets they hold in Zimbabwe to local companies, should not be a concern for foreign investors because the government will be flexible in implementing the measure, the country's Minister of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion said on Wednesday.

  • Toyota, Nissan Halt Chinese Plants, but Analysts Shrug Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 1:37 AM ET

    Shares of both Toyota Motor and Nissan Motor fell nearly 2 percent in Tokyo trading on Wednesday on news the automakers will halt production at plants in China in the wake of the worst anti-Japan protests in decades.

  • Challenges Mount for Chinese Maker of Electric Cars Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 12:17 AM ET
    Electric car

    Investors and analysts have questioned whether the BYD Company has the technology or the manufacturing quality to be an enduring competitor in the Chinese auto market. The New York Times reports.

  • Honeymoon Over as Markets Brace for Volatile Times Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 11:09 PM ET

    The message from this week’s sell off in global stock markets could not be clearer: the summer time rally, fuelled by optimism over central bank stimulus measures, is now over and it’s time to brace for a period of renewed volatility and uncertainty, analysts say.

  • Rutledge: How to Profit From China Growth Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 6:16 PM ET

    China’s economic growth promises opportunity — primarily in companies located elsewhere, Rutledge Capital Chairman John Rutledge said Tuesday on CNBC.

  • Caterpillar Gets Plowed Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET
    Caterpillar Gets Plowed

    Shares of Caterpillar are down today on news the company cut its 2015 forecast, with Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.