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  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • An Angolan woman shops in a market in Cabinda.

    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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

  • Caterpillar Gets Plowed

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

  • Beijing, China

    Chinese growth is set to stabilize in the coming months and will slow to 6 percent in the next decade, according to new research from Barclays.

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    Government bailouts of big banks are here to stay and are bad for economies because they channel capital to uncompetitive industries and sustain high levels of debt, according to economist Garett Jones.

  • Pedestrians cross a street in Jakarta's modern business district.

    Southeast Asia's most populous nation is on track to become the world's 7th largest economy by 2030, putting it ahead of the developed nations of Germany and the U.K., a new report by McKinsey Global Institute showed Tuesday.

  • Chinese demonstraters carry anti-Japan banners and shout slogans during a protest over the Diaoyu islands issue, known as the Senkaku islands in Japan, in Chongqing, China.

    Global business leaders are voicing increasing concern over heightened political tensions between China and Japan, sparked by a maritime dispute in the East China Sea. They fear an escalation may have a spill-over effect on their regional operations and damage trade ties between the world's second and third-largest economies.

  • John Rutledge: How to Profit in China Growth

    Shrugging off rumors of a collapse, China continues to grow, and here's how to play it, Rutledge Capital Chairman John Rutledge says.

  • Anti-Japanese demonstrators hold banners and shout slogans as they protest over the Diaoyu Islands issue, known in Japan as the Senkaku Islands, outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing.

    Talk that China, the biggest holder of Japanese government bonds, may sell its Japanese debt to force Tokyo to cede ground in a heated islands dispute will remain just that, say analysts, with Beijing unlikely to pursue a course of action that could prove harmful to its own economy.

  • Zong Qinghou, chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co.

    Almost half of China’s ultra-rich saw their wealth shrink in the past year as the Chinese stock markets slumped, according to an annual survey of the country’s 1000 richest individuals, with those in the solar and textile sectors the hardest hit.

  • People walk in front of an Estee Lauder advertisement at a metro station in Shanghai, China.

    Many multinational companies simply create a new product or two specifically for the Chinese market. But the Estée Lauder Companies, which already sells 12 of its 28 cosmetics brands in China, is taking that concept further: adding an entirely new brand. The NYT reports.

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    China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.