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China’s government has spent billions in recent years in building a top-notch research establishment, hoping to keep its best scientists working here and lure back those who are abroad. And the effort is beginning to pay off. The New York Times reports.
Millions of tourists come here every year to visit the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat, an influx that has helped transform what once resembled a small, laid-back village into a thriving and cosmopolitan town with thumping nightlife and more than 10,000 hotel rooms. The NYT reports.
After the holiday ends next week, many Chinese businesses will have to start finding new workers as more workers than ever before will not return — as many migrants take up new jobs in inland provinces. The Financial Times reports.
China will break with a 30-year tradition by not sending high-level officials to the World Economic Forum at Davos, which falls this year in the middle of Chinese New Year festivities. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including a number of refinery closures that could help drive the price of gasoline higher.
The chief investment officer of Vanguard defended exchange-traded funds, telling CNBC Monday they are a low-cost way to broadly diversify and are not the cause of stock market volatility.
America’s infrastructure can and should be built with American steel. That is why current Buy America provisions are so important, and why efforts to circumvent these provisions, such as California used in the Bay Bridge project, need to be stopped.
With the new year we thought it might make sense to outline our major themes for 2012.
China's growth rate is slowing, and investors are hoping for easier monetary policy. Here's how to trade the possibility
Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.
Apple once bragged that its products were made in America. But it has since moved most its massive manufacturing operation overseas, raising questions about what corporate America owes Americans.
Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
Investors have reason to be more optimistic again and should start taking on more risk as the likelihood of a new global recession has faded, Larry Kantor, Head of Research at Barclays Capital said on Friday.
A Chinese sovereign wealth fund is poised to buy a stake in the water network that serves London, in what would be the fund’s first acquisition in the UK following investment talks with British politicians. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the continuous slide in natural gas prices, now at a 10-year low, and how investors who bet on a bounce are getting burned.
Insight on the copper producer's Q4 results, with Richard Adkerson, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold president/CEO.
All's right with the world: Really? It sure looks like risk aversion is receding. Here's the evidence.
Bond auctions squeeze euro shorts and China signs a currency swap pact - it's time for your FX Fix.
U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke has told National Public Radio (NPR) in the U.S. that the political situation in China is “very, very delicate” and the country’s human rights record had worsened.