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  • China’s Floating Exchange Rate: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    You've probably heard about the global controversy surrounding the Chinese currency: international leaders have criticized the Chinese government for keeping the value of the Yuan artificially low, because an artificially undervalued Yuan has serious implications for international trade.

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    New economic stats on retail sales from both China and the U.S. show there’s no double-dip recession out there — no matter what the bears-gone-viral may be telling you. No Armageddon. And no stock market crash either. Actually, Tuesday’s 123-point Dow gain to get back over 12,000 is a key sign that the stock correction may be over.

  • Greece Fears Grate, Swiss Growth Deflates Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 9:31 AM ET

    Default fears persist, Swiss economic outlook lists, Chilean peso lifts. Time for your FX Fix.

  • China Set for Soft Landing: Fund Manager Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:56 AM ET
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    The Chinese government is engineering a softer landing for the world’s second-largest economy, a fund manager specializing in Asia told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Commodities Bubble Will Not Burst: CEO Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:54 AM ET

    The commodities bubble is not set to burst, and any easing off of copper prices will be temporary, Stephen Twyerould, CEO of Excelsior Mining told CNBC.

  • Lead Poisoning in China: The Hidden Scourge Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    Over the past two and a half years, thousands of workers, villagers and children have been found to be suffering from toxic levels of lead exposure, mostly caused by pollution from battery factories. The NYT reports.

  • How China Could Yet Fail Like Japan Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:08 PM ET

    Until 1990, Japan was the most successful large economy in the world. Almost nobody predicted what would happen to it in the succeeding decades. Today, people are in awe of the achievements of China. Is it conceivable that this colossus could fail? The answer is: yes, according to FT's Martin Wolf

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    The Nasdaq China Index is moving towards the upper edge of the historical trading band near 190. This is a well-defined support level. Aggressive traders will look for a rebound development from this level.

  • Cramer: Progress Toward Fixing the Market Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 6:08 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host explains why he thinks these four milestones are important.

  • Market Pro: Top Trades on China's Soft Landing Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    China is adequately managing the slowdown of its economy, David Riedel said. Here's how investors should trade it.

  • Street Fight: China Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Street Fight: China

    Discussing whether your money is safe in the China trade, with David Riedel, Riedel Research, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on precious metal trades.

  • Sino-Forest CEO Fires Back Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Sino-Forest CEO Fires Back

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on Sino-Forest CEO's response to allegations that the company has inaccuracies in its public reports and financial statements.

  • Rupiah Is Rising, Roubini Is Glum Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    Indonesia's rupiah is on a roll and high frequency traders are on the prowl. Time for your FX Fix.

  • China's Shadow Banking System Is Worrying: Strategist Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 7:03 AM ET
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    The “shadow” banking system in China is the biggest matter for concern for those thinking about investing in the country, Bhanu Baweja, head of research and emerging markets strategy at UBS, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Stocks to Watch Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 6:23 AM ET
    Stocks to Watch

    Weighing in on how the markets will be impacted by the uncertainty in Europe, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities.

  • OECD: US Recovery on Track, BRICs Falter Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 6:01 AM ET
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    The U.S. economy continues to expand, but the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — are showing a moderation in economic activity.

  • How Far Can China's Monetary Tightening Go? Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 6:00 AM ET
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    With Europe embroiled in the sovereign debt crisis and the US economy not recovering as quickly or as strongly as hoped, investors have now turned their attention to a slowdown in Chinese economic activity.

  • China on Tuesday hiked the required reserve ratio for banks by 50 basis points (bps) after consumer prices rose more than expected in the month of May. But JPMorgan said it expects inflation to peak in the coming months, and for China's rate tightening cycle to end soon.

  • Talk of Despair Actually Good for Stocks: Strategist Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:12 AM ET

    Stocks are looking oversold as the market discounts a loss of earnings momentum that is likely to follow a weakening global economy, according to Mike Lenhoff, the chief strategist at Brewin Dolphin.

  • Charting Asia | Nasdaq China Index Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:10 AM ET
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