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    The U.S. needs comprehensive tax reform "so that U.S. corporations, small, medium-size and large, can have a level playing field," Coca-Cola Chairman Muhtar Kent told CNBC Thursday.

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    Despite a manufacturing slowdown in Russia, China and Brazil, emerging markets will be key to the recovery of the global economy, Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC told CNBC.

  • Chinese Yuan

    As concerns over the outlook for the Chinese economy intensify, currency traders have scaled back their bets that the renminbi will continue to strengthen against the U.S. dollar. The FT reports.

  • China Raises Rates: Will it Work?

    China raised interest rates again in an effort to control inflation. Discussing whether this tactic will help their economy, with David Rieidel, Riedel Research.

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    The discovery of huge deposits of so-called 'rare earth' minerals, used in high technology products, on the Pacific sea floor should ease long-term supply constraints and end a Chinese monopoly, which had been causing strategic concerns in the West, analysts said.

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    Higher rates in China, lower ratings in Portugal - time for your daily FX Fix.

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    Brazil is preparing a range of additional measures to stem the damaging rise of the real as the global currency war shows no signs of ending, according to Guido Mantega, the country’s finance minister, reported the FT.

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    China bank stocks fell on Wednesday after Singapore sovereign wealth investor, Temasek, sold down part of its stakes in Bank of China and China Construction Bank. But some analysts say the move could be positive for the stocks and shows there is still plenty of demand for the sector from long-term investors.

  • Yuan

    The economy of China is either the twenty-first century's greatest economic story or a treadmill to Hell. It depends on whom you ask.

  • China: The Next Big Bubble?

    Charting hot Chinese stocks and whether the group is headed for a drop, with Michael Klibaner, Jones Lang LaSalle head of research, China.

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    China's banks are unexpectedly fragile and the Royal Bank of Australia is a dove - it's time for your VEX Fix.

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    Paulson & Co, the hedge fund that made billions from betting on a collapse in mortgage-backed securities during the financial crisis, has made more than $550m from a recovery in the value of bonds it bought in failed investment bank Lehman Brothers. The FT reports.

  • Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    Commodity bull Jim Rogers says hedge fund managers such as Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates and Hugh Hendry of Eclectica, who have been shorting Chinese related stocks and credits, have got it wrong.

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    Attempting to offset dwindling growth in America, Gap executed a grand opening in China last year. However, a year on it has failed to grab much of the 16 percent retail sales growth in the country.

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    Risk premiums on corporate bonds have been rising as investors spooked by Greece's debt crisis and a U.S. slowdown have demanded higher yields. But some analysts say, for investors hoping for higher yields without taking on too much risk, investment grade corporate bonds from China provide a good alternative.

  • In order to stave off potentially destabilizing inflation and a housing bubble, the government should leave tightening measures in place in the short-term.

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    Get ready for more opaque comments on interest rates: a slew of central banks will meet this week. Here's how to trade accordingly.

  • We're in a "slow growth economy and things aren't getting any better" as the second half begins, J.J. Burns, president of J.J. Burns & Co., told CNBC Friday. In this environment, stick with companies specializing in health care, he says.

  • NYSE Trader

    Zero exposure to stocks is the best way to position a portfolio over the next few months as markets look set to remain volatile due to a "pretend and extend" strategy on Greece, Bruno Verstraete, CEO at Nautilus Invest told CNBC.

  • The second half of the year should see European stocks performing positively, Michael Browne, portfolio manager, Europe at Martin Currie, told CNBC Friday.