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    A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

  • Stock Exchange Building, Mexico City

    U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.

  • Mexican Pesos

    Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.

  • Anti-Japanese protesters are confronted by police as they demonstrate over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, on September 16, 2012 in Shenzhen, China.

    Japanese auto and tech companies risk having their credit ratings downgraded if the dispute between Asia’s two biggest economies is prolonged, Fitch Ratings cautioned on Tuesday.

  • A Chinese and U.S. flag flutter in front of Tiananmen Gate on November 16, 2009 in Beijing of China.

    As trade tensions between the U.S and China heat up, with both countries filing complaints to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday, experts say the grumbling is no more than posturing in a politically important year for Beijing and Washington and should fizzle out eventually.

  • iPhone 5

    Boosted by the red-hot iPhone 5, exports of Apple products will give the Chinese economy a monster lift in the fourth quarter, according to Barclays.

  • Pres. Obama's China Challenge

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the President has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization, accusing China of $1 billion in illegal subsides for exports of cars and car parts.

  • Beijing, China

    Governor Romney is right. The United States must get tough with China to restore growth and good paying jobs.

  • Anti-Japanese protesters are confronted by police as they demonstrate over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, on September 16, 2012 in Shenzhen, China.

    Some Japanese firms like Panasonic and Canon shut down factories in China on Monday after violent protests over a territorial dispute, but regional strategists say the disruption to business will be short-lived as the two trade partners cannot afford to let the situation get out of hand.

  • China is a country that has not built its economy up on trust and openness...and yet some American economists have treated Chinese data as though it were a gold standard.

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    Chinese billionaires lost almost a third of their combined wealth in the past year as Asia’s mega rich experienced the biggest drop in their total net worth compared to anywhere else in the world, a new study shows.

  • World Bank building in Washington, DC.

    The Obama administration plans to file a broad trade case at the World Trade Organization in Geneva on Monday accusing China of unfairly subsidizing its exports of autos and auto parts, a senior administration official said late Sunday, in a move with clear political implications for the presidential elections less than two months away.

  • An anxious local investor looks at the stock index display screen of shares in trading at a stock exchange on June 7, 2006, in Zhengzhou, Henan Province China.

    Chinese stocks have given one of their worst performances this year with the Shanghai Composite tanking nearly 13 percent in the last six months, making it the biggest laggard among its Asian peers. While a cooling economy and falling corporate profits are some of the reasons for this poor performance, another major factor is the disappearance of the Chinese retail investor.

  • Chinese VP XI Jinping Still Missing

    China's President-in-waiting has been missing for 13 days. Donald Straszheim, ISI; David Riedel of Riedel Research Group; and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, discuss China's economy.

  • The headquarters of United Health Group Inc., in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

    UnitedHealth Group, the health insurance company, will replace Kraft Foods in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most widely known barometer of the American stock market.

  • China's Vice President Xi Jinping

    The absence from the public stage of Xi Jinping, the next Chinese president, highlights the problems China faces in finding political stability at a time when its economy needs it most, economists and analysts told CNBC on Friday.

  • Nigeria 'Too Big and Too Strong' to Fall Into Territorial Control Traps

    Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Finance Minister of Nigeria and Coordinating Minister for Economy debunks claims of how China might be exploiting Africa in certain unsavory regimes.

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    The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce a third round of quantitative easing (QE3) later Thursday, but it is unlikely to result in huge capital inflows into Asia, the Bank of Thailand’s Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul told CNBC.

  • Safety Deposit Boxes

    International mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are set to fall sharply in 2012, new OECD data showed on Thursday, amid fears over the euro zone debt crisis, slowing growth in China, and concerns that the United States is heading for a "fiscal cliff" of expiring tax cuts and automatic spending cuts which could result in a recession.

  • BRIC

    Brazil, Russia, India and China – together termed BRICs have been an investment disaster and were a marketing-led concept , according to John-Paul Smith, emerging markets equity strategist at Deutsche Bank.