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    Markets can't help but remain caught in the latest cross currents of news from Europe, but the question is whether it's going to feel like high or low tide.

  • Cramer: No Real Bottom until European Resolution Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher Monday, but the “Mad Money” host isn’t jumping for joy yet.

  • Mad Money, September 12, 2011 Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money, September 12, 2011

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

  • Euro Pares Losses on China Report Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    Euro Pares Losses on China Report

    Guy Dinmore, Financial Times with the story on a Chinese investment firm buying Italian debt.

  • American Economic Decline? Exaggerated Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

    Despite the laundry list of troubles—and constant predications of an American decline— many analysts say the U.S. is far from losing its ranking as the number one economy on the globe.

  • Is China Headed for a Crash? Not Yet, Say Observers Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

    China continues to post some of the fastest rates of growth in the world. But even that may not be enough to prevent the world’s second-largest economy from running into trouble.

  • Bubble Fears Cooling in Emerging Markets Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

    Emerging markets are being called upon to do the global economy’s heavy lifting, causing some investors to rush into the asset class, while giving others pause that a bubble is beginning to form.

  • Sino-Forest Corp.'s trading price is shown on an electronic display at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    A former senior executive of a Chinese company that listed on the Nasdaq in 2005 says investors need to stay wary of new initial public offerings (IPOs) from the mainland, because many firms keep multiple sets of books.

  • China’s Consumers Upgrade to Nike and Adidas Sunday, 11 Sep 2011 | 7:37 PM ET

    Nike and Adidas cash in on Chinese consumers’ desire to be seen in foreign brands.

  • Fidelity China Buys Back Shares for First Time Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 10:25 PM ET
    A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    Fidelity China, the investment vehicle managed by Anthony Bolton, yesterday bought back stock for the first time after shareholders dumped their holdings following its poor performance. The FT reports.

  • The Word on the Street Now Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    The Word on the Street Now

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and the Fast Money traders await Bernanke's speech and share trades on today's market moving headlines.

  • China Renews Google’s Website Licence Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 7:57 PM ET
    Google Inc.'s China headquarters in Beijing

    The Chinese government has renewed the licence under which Google runs its local website, a decision that reassures investors over the legal basis for foreign internet companies’ business in the country. The FT reports.

  • HSBC Sows Seeds in Chinese Countryside Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:56 PM ET
    A farmer plants rice in Baishixi, Yunnan province, China.

    The push into China's rural banking scene, once seen as a goodwill gesture, is generating unexpected returns for foreign lenders. The FT reports.

  • How Women Can Win the Talent Wars in Emerging Markets Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets: Why Women Are the Solution

    "With rolling debt crises blasting Western economies already weakened by the recession, hopes are resting on the developing market dynamos of Brazil, Russia, India and China to power countries and corporations back to growth. Keeping those engines humming is due, to a greater and greater extent, to the new power of women," according to these authors.

  • Swiss Central Bank Move 'Huge Mistake': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    The Swiss central bank's decision to set a limit on how much the Swiss franc can appreciate against the euro is "a huge mistake," investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told on Wednesday.

  • China Groups Fuel Growth of Shadow Banking Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:37 AM ET

    China may be famous as the workshop of the world, but one Hong Kong lingerie maker has found Thailand a more alluring destination, as companies increasingly shift production to countries with lower wages. The FT reports.

  • China Needs to Float Yuan to Avoid Global Recession: Swan

    China needs to float its currency in order to minimize financial imbalances that can cause another global recession, Australian Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Libyan rebel fighters take cover as a bomb dropped by an airforce fighter jet explodes near a checkpoint on the outskirts of the oil town of Ras Lanuf on March 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

    In the final weeks of Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi’s rule, Chinese companies offered him large stockpiles of weapons in apparent violation of sanctions, officials in Libya said. The NYT reports.

  • China's Biggest Jeweler’s IPO Plans Create Buzz Sunday, 4 Sep 2011 | 8:29 PM ET
    Models stand next to cabinets displaying limited edition watches at the opening of a Chow Tai Fook store in Hong Kong.

    China's biggest jewelry chain plans to list soon on the Hong Kong stock exchange, leading analysts and investors to speculate over what kind of valuations it would bring and whether it would be oversubscribed.

  • China Construction Bank

    A Chinese consortium was the biggest buyer of the China Construction Bank stake that Bank of America sold last month, according to several people familiar with the deal. The FT reports.