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  • Chinese Army Hackers Behind US Attack?

    Apple was hacked, and the company is saying no data was actually stolen. Dave Aitel, Immunity CEO; Mischel Kwon, CEO of Mischel Kwon & Associates; and David Folkenflik, NPR Media Correspondent, offer insight.

  • Will Gas Price Spike Curb Demand?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks ahead to key energy reports this week. Retail gasoline demand data released by MasterCard SpendingPulse on Wednesday will likely show impact of higher prices on U.S. consumers, she says. Traders and analysts are also anxiously awaiting this week's report on gasoline supplies and demand from US Energy Information Administration, scheduled for release at 11am ET on Thursday.

  • Hacking America: China Threat?

    Hackers attacked Jeep's Twitter account and claimed the car maker had been sold to Cadillac, reports CNBC's Jane Wells; and a new report by an internet security firm traces thousands of cyber attacks to a single building in Shanghai and to the Chinese government, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Report: China's Army Behind US Hacking Attacks

    Kevin Mandia, Mandiant CEO, discusses a controversial report that alleges a unit of China's army is behind a huge proportion of hacking attacks on U.S. websites.

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    If we accept that the renmimbi is on its way, banks should set up an ability to trade and settle the currency itself, as well as handle bonds and equity denominated in it, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • China's GDP Growth to Stabilize at 8.5%

    Jason Hughes, Head of Premium Client Management at IG Markets says China hit its bottom at the end of 2012 and GDP growth could stabilize 8.5% this year. He also discusses the Japan markets.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is out to prove that the man who threw in the towel after barely a year in office has what it takes to survive as a long-term leader.

  • Shanghai Composite to Hit 3,500 This Year?

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com predicts the Shanghai Composite will hit 3,500 this year, a 45 percent upside from current levels.

  • Bank of Thailand Expected to Stand Pat: Pro

    Lim Su Sian, ASEAN Economist, HSBC says strong Thai GDP growth is not a flash in the pan but an ongoing theme. She says the Thai baht's persistent strength will be overcome as demand from China recovers.

  • A receptionist sits behind the counter at the Huawei office in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province.

    Chinese telecommunications company Huawei said on Monday it had not worked with an institute in Singapore on any projects in the specialist field of an American engineer who died mysteriously last year.

  • Ulrich Birkenheier, President  of the MAD, the German Military Counter-Intelligence Service.

    The head of Germany's military intelligence said in a rare interview that one of his main challenges was to protect defense projects from industrial espionage by the Chinese and Russian secret services.

  • KPMG International: US & China Audit dispute Resolution Expected Soon

    Michael Andrew, Global Chairman, KPMG International sees an amicable resolution to U.S. and China regulatory issues. He states that China is making efforts to better its accounting standards.

  • Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.

  • Implications of Singapore's Population Protest

    Frank Lavin, Chairman & CEO, Export Now and former U.S. ambassador to Singapore says a weekend protest in Singapore is another indication that the country is becoming more open. He says global business communities are more comfortable with open societies, but warns that an undercurrent of anti-foreigner sentiment can be unsettling.

  • MD: Huge Growth in Luxury Menswear

    Ray Clacher, managing and creative director at Gieves and Hawkes, tells CNBC why the market for men's luxury clothing has experienced such a boom over the past five years.

  • What's the M&A Outlook in Asia?

    Andrew Leung, founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants, tells CNBC about the trends driving an increase in mergers and acquisitions in Asia.

  • Hang Seng Index to Hit 26,000 in 2013: Pro

    Jackson Wong, Vice President, Tanrich Securities believes the Hang Seng Index could test 26,000 by year-end. However, given last week's correction, he says the support line will remain at 23,000.

  • 'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Hit Again

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses crude's climb on geopolitical concerns over Iran's nuclear program. And natural gas got hit after weekly inventories had less of a draw than expected. Silver also had a bad day.

  • GM reported fourth quarter earnings on Thursday that fell short of analysts' expectations, as losses in Europe widened and prices in its key North American market softened.