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  • Stocks Trade in Narrow Band; Merck Rises Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 11:36 AM ET

    Stocks were slightly higher but trading in a narrow band after a batch of economic data confirmed slow growth in the U.S. economy and as traders awaited more clarity concerning a potential bailout of Ireland's banks. Merck rose, while Home Depot fell.

  • Futures Still Higher After Inflation, Housing News Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 9:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained higher ahead of the open Wednesday after news that inflation remains tame, but housing starts were weak, as investors looked ahead to a massive stock offering from General Motors.

  • Currency Fight With China Divides US Businesses Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 8:10 PM ET
    Chinese Yuan and US Dollar

    American businesses that import Chinese goods face higher prices, but exporters are predicting sales growth. The NYT reports.

  • 7 Wrong Reasons Why We Sold Off? Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 6:53 PM ET

    There were a lot of incorrect theories for the Dow's 178-point loss on Tuesday. Here they are, rebutted.

  • Ireland Debt Concerns Dampen Investor Sentiment Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 6:15 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Cramer: 200 Points Down? No Big Deal Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 3:18 PM ET

    And how to use the decline to your advantage.

  • China Behind Chilling Drop in Commodity Prices Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 1:43 PM ET
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    While the peripheral debt issues surrounding Ireland and Greece have compounded the selloff in commodities, it's the tightening of liquidity, exacerbated by talk of China attempting to cool down its economy, that has caused this sharp pullback in commodities, traders say.

  • Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 10:24 AM ET
    Chinese shipping containers

    A weakening currency traditionally helps a country raise its exports and create more jobs for its workers. But the declining value of the dollar may not help the United States increase economic growth as much as it might have in the past. The New York Times reports.

  • China's Monetary Policy a Decade Behind: Analyst Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 2:43 AM ET

    China is a decade behind in terms of its interest rate policy, and this makes it difficult for them to implement changes now, said Frasier Howie, managing director of CLSA Singapore, said on CNBC this week.

  • China Wins 100 Orders for First Jetliner Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 2:04 AM ET

    China boosted its ambitions to challenge Airbus and Boeing for a slice of a global market worth $1.7 trillion with a 100-plane order for its first commercial jetliner at a lavish ceremony on Tuesday.

  • Warning!: 6 IPOs to Avoid This Week Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 6:59 PM ET

    And the only two worth buying.

  • 5 Plays on China’s Growing Retail Market Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 6:57 PM ET

    Cramer digs through apparel and food plays to help you make mad money off the Middle Kingdom.

  • In China, Money Can Often Buy Love Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 6:34 PM ET
    Young couple looking at each other and holding a glass of red wine.

    Money really can buy you love in China — or at least that seems to be a common belief in this increasingly materialistic country. The NYT reports.

  • 3 Key Takeaways From Caterpillar-Bucyrus Deal Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 6:31 PM ET

    Investors could stand to learn something from this transaction, Cramer said.

  • BHP Abandons $39 Billion Bid for Potash Corp Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 5:52 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • While Chinese shares have skidded on the back of further tightening fears by the country's central bank, one analyst believes this is a convincing sign the Shanghai Composite is in bull market territory.

  • Headwinds Fading for Cleantech IPO Market Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 2:57 PM ET
    Tesla Model S

    There's been little to cheer about since the big Tesla offering in June, but improving market fundamentals and a growing familiarity with the sector are likely ro change that.

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    The announcement that the Federal Reserve is embarking on a renewed quantitative easing policy has prompted scolding from China, Russia and Germany. Which is perhaps the first thing I’ve heard in quite a while that makes me want to support Ben Bernanke.

  • 5 Questions With BYD Chairman Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 7:56 PM ET
    Wang Chuan-Fu, the Chairman and President of BYD, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren E. Buffett, Vice-Chairman Charles Munger and Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, attend a new product launching conference of BYD at China World Hotel on September 29, 2010 in Beijing, China.

    In an exclusive interview with Managing Asia, Wang Chuan Fu, Founder and Chairman of Shenzhen-based BYD, talks about how he is charging up China's car-and-battery giant for the future.

  • G-20 Ministers Meet to Address Global Imbalances Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 6:09 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.