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  • Mad Money, December 10, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Selloff

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the factors behind today's natural gas sell off.

  • China to the Rescue ... Again

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on China's move to takeover battery maker, A123, with Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business and Industry Council.

  • Trading Commodities Ahead of 2013

    How is China's growth story affecting the commodity trade? "If you look at China's imports, they are still very strong," explains Hussein Allidina, Morgan Stanley.

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    The $500 billion annual trade deficit is a major drag on domestic demand and a deal to slash the federal budget deficit that raises taxes and cuts government spending by a combined $250 billion, the trade gap could thrust the economy into recession again.

  • Signs China Has Bottomed?

    Asian markets are higher this morning after China data this weekend brought more optimism for its economy. Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, discusses whether the country has bottomed.

  • Chinese Foreign Investment Soars

    The International Lease Finance Corporation owned by AIG, is going to be sold to the Chinese, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Still Positive About the Chinese Economy

    Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China at ANZ explains why he's still optimistic about the Chinese economy despite the weaker-than-expected export data.

  • FX: Cautious on China

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC tells us why he thinks the latest trade data from China was disappointing.

  • Bull, Bear Debate on China

    Helen Zhu, Chief China Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs and Jian Chang, China Economist at Barclays discuss the risks and pitfalls facing the Chinese economy.

  • Still Optimistic on China

    Markus Rosgen, Managing Director & Head of Asia ex-Japan Equity Strategy, Citi says that he is still "underweight" on Chinese stocks, compared to Hong Kong equities.

  • Sun Hung Kai Properties: Good Year For Hotels in HK

    Ricco DeBlank, CEO of Hotels, Sun Hung Kai Properties sees occupancy rate of around 92% in its hotels in Hong Kong. He also projects double digit growth from 2011's record year in the region.

  • North Korea: Still Up to No Good?

    Michael Raska, Research Fellow, Institute of Defence & Strategic Studies, NTU, explains what may be delaying North Korea's rocket launch. He adds that the threat of possible sanctions may have also spooked Pyongyang.

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    Growth in China's factory output and retail sales hit an eight-month high in November as consumer inflation bounced off 33-month lows in the latest sign that its economy is snapping out of a protracted slump.

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    Toyota Motor is set to delay the launch of a new production line at its plant in Tianjin, northern China, because a decline in its Chinese sales is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, Japan's Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday.

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    China's annual consumer inflation rebounded from 33-month lows to 2 percent in November, dimming the chance for more monetary policy easing as its economy recovers.

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    China's largest maker of auto parts won a politically sensitive auction for A123 Systems, a bankrupt maker of batteries for electric cars that was funded partly with U.S. government money, the investment banker for A123 said on Saturday.

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    Canada has approved China's biggest ever foreign takeover, the $15.1 billion bid from CNOOC for energy company Nexen, but has drawn a line in the sand against future buys by state-owned enterprises.

  • At the end of August, Apple seemed on top of the world. Fresh off a resounding $1.05 billion U.S. legal victory over arch-foe Samsung Electronics, the company was gearing up to launch its fifth iPhone. That was then.

  • Mad Money, December 7, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.