Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope defended his company's $4.7 billion sale to China's Shanghui international on Capitol Hill. Criticism of the deal led one Republican senator to suggest that Smitfield was "a victim of a Communist Chinese plot." CNBC's Jane Wells filed this report.
It's time to buy what others are selling in emerging markets, Will Landers of BlackRock says.
Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope is testifying before the Senate Agriculture Committee today over concerns about its sale to a Chinese meat producer. Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley (R), offers insight.
Headwinds aren't strong enough to kill the stock rally just yet, OptionMonster's Pete Najarian says.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI) discusses several issues Congress has about the $4.7 billion dollar sale of Smithfield Foods to Chinese meat processor, Shuanghui International, including food safety and business competition.
David Sadigh, CEO at Digital Luxury Group, discusses luxury brands including Burberry and Chanel, which has surpassed Louis Vuitton as the most sought-after brand in China.
Jim Oberweis, The Oberweis Report, and David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors, reveal their biggest concerns about China's slowdown and its impact on multinational companies and global markets.
The two countries are meeting to discuss everything from security to economic issues, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And Peter Baum, Essex Manufacturing, weighs in on China's impact on U.S. markets and businesses.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods face scrutiny when U.S. senators question Smithfield's chief executive about food safety and foreign ownership.
Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase, discusses concerns about employment in the emerging markets; recession risks in Europe and slowdowns in China and Brazil.
Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant, discusses how his company was able to uncover China's extensive program of spying on U.S. trade secrets.
China warns of a "grim" trade view as exports fell 3.1 percent from a year ago. Meanwhile the fifth meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will be held in Washington today, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
Rick Quinn, partner at FDAimports.com and Patty Lovera, assistant director at Food & Water Watch, argue over whether Smithfield takeover by the Chinese private company Shuanghui presents risks for the U.S.
Louis Kuijs, chief China economist at RBS, comments on Chinese trade data and highlights that the longer export weakness remains, the stronger the argument for stimulus becomes.
Jim McCaughan, CEO at Principal Global Investors, explains the differing results of two sectors that are very dependent on the China story: luxury and commodities.
Jonathan Fenby, co-founder of Trusted Sources, tells CNBC that the biggest global question is whether the Chinese administration will be able to successfully manage a slowdown.
Wong Sui Jau, General Manager at fundsupermart.com sees upside in Chinese markets in the medium term.
Daniel Hynes, Director and Head of Strategy at CIMB tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Australian coal production will need to fall before the market can improve.
Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities discusses how to play the commodities markets in the wake of the latest China data.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the AUD in the wake of the latest round of China data.