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Despite recent advances, the U.S. lags far behind other major countries when it comes to clean energy investment and experts say it may never compete on equal terms, let alone lead.
When President Obama visits China for the first time on Sunday, he will, in many ways, be assuming the role of profligate spender coming to pay his respects to his banker, the New York Times reports.
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Even as the US market continues to rally, many institutional investors are trimming their US holdings and putting more money in foreign stocks—especially those in emerging markets.
The US is not going to actively intervene to support the US dollar, but merely try to shape it's domestic policies to ensure a strong dollar. A free floating currency acts as a stabilizer to an economy.
The oil market is well supplied, with inventories at record levels globally, and the market continues "to be a bit soft," but prices are getting a big boost from the dollar's fall, Exxon Mobil CEO and Chairman Rex Tillerson told CNBC Friday.
Stock markets in Asia finished mostly lower. after shares on Wall Street snapped a six-day winning streak. China markets, however, managed to buck the uptrend.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he planned to discuss a strategy with Asia Pacific leaders calling on their countries to import more U.S. goods and the world to rely less on exporting to the United States.
U.S. President Barack Obama ranked at the top of the list of the world's most powerful people, according to Forbes.
Asia's key indexes failed to hang on to the morning's modest gains and closed lower, as Tokyo, Sydney and Seoul slipped into the red. Markets had earlier tracked Wall Street, after the Dow Jones Industrials closed higher for the sixth straight session.
A stronger Chinese currency, which the nation's government indicated could happen in the months ahead, would come at an ideal time for US markets.
China is in the midst of a bull market and strong economic growth. Numbers released Wednesday show China has 16.1 percent growth in industrial production. But is China a good place for investors? Jim Oberweis, editor of the Oberweis report and Peter Navarro, author and business professor at the University of California at Irvine gave their take to CNBC on Wednesday.
Asian stock markets made modest gains on Wednesday, as investors shrugged off the rocky session on Wall Street overnight and focused instead on strong data out of China, which showed factory output jumping to a 19-month high in October.
Asian shares finished higher on Tuesday, following a rally on Wall Street which saw U.S. indices finishing at their highest levels in more than a year.
The Chinese authorities won't allow the yuan to appreciate over the next year or so, said David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy Ltd.
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Middle-aged investors looking to retire in about 20 years should position their portfolios to have a 25 to 30 percent stake in equities outside of the United States, Bill Gross, co-chief investment officer at PIMCO told CNBC Monday.
The latest sales numbers out of China this morning are further vindication that General Motors strategy in that country is paying off.
Asian markets chalked up gains on Monday, led by Sydney's 1.8 percent advance. However, investors remained concern over the state of the U.S. economy after the mixed jobs report released on Friday.
Smart investments lie in those companies that are boosting market share, creating healthy balance sheets, and taking advantage of price leadership, according to Javelin Wealth Management CEO Stephen Davies.