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  • Asia Extends Gains, Tokyo Closes Up 2.4% Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 5:09 AM ET

    Asian stocks gained ground and Tokyo reversed course on Tuesday afternoon, as worries eased over Dubai's debt problems. The Nikkei 225 closed 2.4 percent higher, driven by news of a surprise BOJ meeting, which weighed on the yen and lifted exporters.

  • Asian Stocks Rebound as Dubai Jitters Fade Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 5:41 AM ET

    Asian stock markets staged a comeback Monday after Friday's steep losses, as worries about the potential negative impact of a Dubai debt default began to fade.

  • Asia Ends Lower on Dubai Woes, HK Sinks 4.8% Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 4:17 AM ET

    Asian stock markets tumbled on Friday as concerns about a new international banking crisis erupting in Dubai rattled investor confidence. Hong Kong led the way with a 4.8 percent dive, other major indices in Tokyo, Taipei and Seoul declined over 3 percent each.

  • Japanese Stocks Likely to Fall Broadly on Dubai Worries Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | 7:07 PM ET

    Japan's Nikkei average is likely to fall broadly on Friday after debt problems in Dubai hit financial markets, dragging European shares down to their worst daily loss in seven months.

  • Asian Stocks Fall; Banks Lead China Slump Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | 5:14 AM ET

    Asia's major stock indexes finished lower across the board in a volatile, holiday-thin session Thursday, despite Wall Street posting modest gains overnight.

  • Asian Stocks End Higher After Late Rally Wednesday, 25 Nov 2009 | 5:09 AM ET

    Asian stocks turned higher, with Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney closing firmer as a late rally lifted markets to positive ground.

  • Cramer: This Stock Offers ‘Plenty of Upside’ Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 7:30 PM ET

    When oil and gas companies are looking to expand – such as now – this firm makes it happen.

  • Group Asks Huntsman to Cease Operations in Iran Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 1:43 PM ET

    A group dedicated to stopping Iran develop nuclear weapons is calling on Huntsman Corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HUN, to pull its operations out of the Islamic Republic.

  • Regulators Push Safety Standards for A.T.V.’s Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 10:33 AM ET

    In the $5 billion market for A.T.V.’s, the skyrocketing growth of Chinese imports is becoming the latest challenge for the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is starting a global campaign to improve the safety of a product that kills more people — about 900 a year — than any of the 15,000 other products the commission regulates. The New York Times reports.

  • Asian Stocks Decline, Shanghai Falls 3.5% Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 5:22 AM ET

    Asia's key stock indexes fell Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite Index closing 3.5 percent lower, after selling gathered pace in the afternoon trading session.

  • Whet Your Appetite with These Food Commodities Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 5:08 AM ET
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    As the holiday season fast approaches, food seems to be on everyone's minds. But does food also whet the investor's appetite?

  • Nordic American: Sinking Ship or Titan Tanker? Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 7:44 PM ET

    Cramer interviews CEO Herbjørn Hansson.

  • Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    "The dollar over the next year or two will tend to see downward pressure because our recovery will be fragile and uneven," says one economist.

  • Analyst Predicts Small Auto Sales Comeback in 2010 Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 12:26 PM ET

    A top industry analyst says the U.S. auto industry will recover only a little next year because of a weak economy.

  • Nikkei's Technical Pattern Says 'Avoid': Charts Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 5:27 AM ET

    The dollar will continue its decline at a “gentle rate,” the Nikkei 225 should be avoided, and the food sector is well-placed to join the mining industry and move the markets, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.

  • Most Asian Markets End Up in Quiet Trade Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    Most Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday in quiet trade, with Japan closed for Labor Thanksgiving Day.

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    It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras.  During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics.  Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'

  • Pops & Drops: Merck, Monsanto... Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 6:00 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Merck and Monsanto popped while Sony and the Semiconductor ETF dropped.

  • Asia Stumbles on Wall Street Losses Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 5:45 AM ET

    Asian stocks stumbled on Friday, after stocks on Wall Street fell for a second straight session on renewed concerns a U.S. economic recovery was losing momentum.

  • China's Economy Bracing for a Bubble? Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 3:41 PM ET

    US reliance on a growing Chinese economy to continue to spur growth of the American economy could be an ill-fated notion, Bill Gross, Pimco's founder and CEO, told CNBC.