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  • 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.

  • The Best Market Outside US: Pro

    It's time to buy what others are selling in emerging markets, Will Landers of BlackRock says.

  • Smithfield CEO on the Hot Seat

    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.

  • 'Sentiment Is Back to Bullish': Pro

    Headwinds aren't strong enough to kill the stock rally just yet, OptionMonster's Pete Najarian says.

  • Senate Holds Hearing on Smithfield Deal

    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.

  • U.S. Markets Mixed After Weak China Data

    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.

  • US & China Officials Meet in Washington

    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.

  • IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast

    Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase, discusses concerns about employment in the emerging markets; recession risks in Europe and slowdowns in China and Brazil.

  • Chinese Spies' Favorite 'Sweet Spot':  Financial Services

    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's Big Trade Miss Surprises Forecasters

    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.

  • Is Smithfield Chinese Takeover Risky for US?

    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.

  • Does China Need Stimulus?

    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.

  • Why Luxury Booms While Commodities Bust

    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.

  • People's Bank of China Was Caught Napping: Pro

    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.

  • China Valuations Very Cheap: Pro

    Wong Sui Jau, General Manager at fundsupermart.com sees upside in Chinese markets in the medium term.

  • Where to Next for Australian Coal?

    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.

  • China Makes Up 40% of Metals Consumption

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities discusses how to play the commodities markets in the wake of the latest China data.

  • China Data Will Have Negative Impact on AUD

    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.