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  • Two Sides of Recovery: Shipping Up, Housing Down Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 12:38 PM ET
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    Two barometers of the US economy are moving in different directions, sending mixed messages about the depth, breadth and speed of the recovery.

  • CNBC Quiz: Counterfeit Goods Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 11:49 AM ET
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    Counterfeiters have created an international, multi-billion-dollar industry by making cheap imitations of designer goods and selling them for a fraction of the price.

  • The Intel Effect Leads Asian Markets Higher Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 7:09 AM ET

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

  • Yum! It’s All About China Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 5:08 PM ET

    David Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, spoke with Maria Bartiromo today on the Closing Bell in a first on CNBC interview right after the company released its results. For the second quarter, the company reported EPS of 58-cents, 3-cents better than analyst estimates. Revenue also beat estimates at $2.57 billion for the quarter, versus expectations of $2.54 billion.

  • A New Business Model: Break Everything! Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 3:54 PM ET
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    People don’t have a lot of money to spend right now, but there’s certainly no shortage of rage. So one mall in China decided to capitalize on that, opening a store that allows customers to vent their frustration ... with a baseball bat!

  • Shanghai's Slide Weighs on Asian Shares Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 11:34 AM ET

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Tuesday, as the Shanghai Composite Index's sharp slide weighed on sentiment but the declines were capped by Alcoa's stronger-than-expected quarterly profit reported after the close of U.S. trade.

  • I Really Like This Fast Food Stock: Analyst Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 11:25 AM ET

    Yum Brands is out with earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has posting double digit gains so far this year. David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst gave his take on the stock to CNBC.

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    If the economy goes down a second time, it will not likely recover easily or quickly. The unemployment rate will rise into the teens and conditions reminiscent of the Great Depression will prevail through much of the nation.

  • China Property Curbs Weigh on Asian Stocks Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 7:10 AM ET

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

  • Big Profits Revive Buy-Out Interest in China Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 1:30 AM ET
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    China is attracting renewed interest from private equity groups after a series of highly profitable deals that have marked a sharp turnaround from the previous poor record for buy-out firms in the country.

  • Cramer: 'We’ve Seen the Lows for the Year' Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 7:07 PM ET

    So it’s time to get more bullish, the Mad Money host says.

  • Western Powers in Decline, China To Rule: Economist Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 3:30 PM ET

    Western powers are in decline and China will end up ruling the world economically, Stephen D. King, chief global economist at HSBC told CNBC Monday.

  • Asian Markets Mixed, Japan Digests DPJ’s Defeat Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 7:11 AM ET

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

  • Asian Stocks End Mostly Higher; Nikkei Slips Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 6:43 AM ET

    Most Asian markets chalked up  modest gains Monday, after Wall Street closed out its best week in a year on Friday.

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    Last week’s stock rally showed that investors are searching for positive signs, but further gains will be dependent on economic data and China according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Global Markets.

  • China Renews Google's Operating License Sunday, 11 Jul 2010 | 8:43 AM ET
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    China confirmed Sunday it has renewed Google's license to operate in the world's most populous country, ending a monthslong standoff over Internet censorship.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks Could See Bigger Earnings Season Pop Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | 9:03 AM ET
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    Second quarter earnings season is likely to create a positive backdrop for stocks, at least temporarily.

  • For Companies, Counterfeit Battle is Never-Ending Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | 4:02 PM ET
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    Counterfeiting is a multi-billion dollar business infiltrating the United States borders at an alarming rate. Watches, handbags, footwear and even medicines are among the top products making up more than $261 million worth of counterfeit products seized at US ports in 2009. And it's a growing problem.

  • In midday trading, stocks inched higher for a fourth day Friday, putting the markets on-track for the best week of trading in more than a year.

  • Eric Schmidt on Google in China Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | 11:05 AM ET
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    China today announced its renewed Google's business license, and last night I got some perspective from Google CEO Eric Schmidt on what this means for Google's strategy in the world's largest Internet market.