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  • Young businessman who walks with superior

    As hundreds of thousands of young people begin their working lives on Friday, they face a transformed Japan that will test a generation reared in affluence yet dismissed by its elders as selfish materialists. The New York  Times reports.

  • Asian Airlines Hit by Japan, Rising Fuel Costs Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:07 PM ET

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

  • Even as Asia is expected to make further investing in-roads into the U.S., that might not be the case for China when it comes to American social network companies, says a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

  • Spotting Bubbles Before They Burst Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    Is it possible to actually predict a bubble from a college classroom? One author says yes and he is sharing his lesson plan.

  • Barack Obama: Gaddafi 'Greatly Weakened' Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 7:10 PM ET

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

  • Demand Strong for This Week's IPOs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    The initial public offerings slated for this week were set to raise around $1.1 billion, according to, but it’s looking like the number will be much higher come Friday’s close.

  • Bob Pisani Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 8:58 AM ET

    Watch for the Middle East and Japan to hit corporate profits, China to keep the brakes on growth and governments to struggle with rising inflation.

  • Stronger Dollar, Softer Yen Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 7:43 AM ET

    The dollar is stronger - really - and Iceland is planning a slow thaw. Your daily FX Fix, right here.

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • VMware & SingTel Launch Hybrid Cloud Solution Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 7:01 PM ET

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

  • Maria Bartiromo Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:03 PM ET

    A selloff may be likely ahead of the end to the Fed's QE2, growth outside the U.S. will lead and technological in health care will attract investors.

  • Michael Yoshikami Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    YCMNET Investment Committee Chairman Michael A. Yoshikami sees disappointing U.S. economic growth but strength in emerging markets and commodities for the rest of the year.

  • Assessing Asia’s A-List Markets Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:53 PM ET
    Traders sit at their desks at the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong.

    Investment flows turned against Asia-Pacific in the first quarter of this year, but the most promising markets look  poised for another wave of hot money in the second half of 2011.

  • QUIZ: ARE YOU A MARKET MAVEN? Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    It's been a tough few years for investors, with some lessons learned. Some of us have qualified for market maven status. How about you?

  • Japan Grapples with Ongoing Nuclear Crisis Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:58 AM ET

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

  • Japan’s Electricity Shortage to Last Months Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:25 PM ET
    Electric power poles lean over a road March 21, 2011 in Asahi, Chiba, Japan. Japan.Ten days after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, the death toll has risen to at least 8,600 dead with thousands still missing. Presently the country is struggling to contain a potential nuclear meltdown after the nuclear plant was seriously damaged from the quake.

    The term “rolling blackouts” has become shorthand for noting one way Japan is trying to cope with its national calamity. Experts say it may be next year before anything close to full electrical power is restored in Japan. The New York  Times reports.

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    Since the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the auto industry is facing supply chain shortages which are impacting their manufacturing decisions. But paint isn't the only challenge facing automakers. Some auto parts are manufactured in Japan.

  • Yoshikami: Four Days in Asia Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The reality is, in this century, a global perspective is necessary when investing for portfolio success. Latin America, developing Europe, the Middle East, and Africa all hold promise. And without a doubt the brightest beacon for emerging growth today is Asia.

  • US Consumers Warm Up to Luxury Again Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    There is one market, far away from Asia, which may surprise in 2011: the USA, according to Frederic de Narp, CEO and President of diamond giant Harry Winston.

  • A Radical Kind of Reactor Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 2:37 AM ET
    A doctor checks uses a giger counter to check the level of radiation on a woman

    While engineers at Japan’s stricken nuclear power plant struggle to keep its uranium fuel rods from melting down, engineers in China are building a radically different type of reactor that some experts say offers a safer nuclear alternative, the New York  Times reports.