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

  • Cramer's Rally Requirements

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains his top requirements that will ensure a market rebound, including the Greece situation, oil margins, and China's inflation policy.

  • With little to excite buyers, the Fast pros are starting to worry about a different dynamic dominating the market.

  • Will iPad Factory Explosion  Delay Production?

    Discussing whether the deadly explosion at Apple's Foxconn factory will disrupt production of the iPad 2, with Shaw Wu, Agee analyst, and the Fast Money traders.

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    Messy Monday on several pieces of news: 1) China's PMI fell more than expected (to the lowest since July 2010), 2) S&P cutting Italy's rating outlook to negative from stable (European bonds are lower), 3) the governing Spanish Socialist party lost badly in the elections to the center-right Popular Party, setting up more clashes over austerity.

  • Beijing, China

    In the face of an unwavering adherence by the US to highly accommodative policies, China is faced with the prospect of recycling its ever growing FX reserves into nations or regions that it probably has fundamental fiscal concerns about.

  • Upscale British shoemaker and retailer Jimmy Choo was bought by luxury goods group Labelux from TowerBrook Capital Partners LP, the companies said on Sunday.

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    The introduction in February of China UnionPay terminals at upmarket retailer Harrods, which allow Chinese customers to make payments directly from their domestic bank accounts,  has resulted in some unusually large individual transactions. The FT reports.

  • A local investor watches the share-prices index display at a stock brokerage in Shanghai.

    Shenzhen exchange for start-ups is slowing in the face of weak financials and controversial regulations, according to Caixin Media.

  • Chinese workers assemble electronic components at the Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen.

    Chinese media reports say two people have died following an explosion at a factory in southwestern China belonging to electronics maker Foxconn Technology Group.

  • A front-end bucket loader moves coals into a coal hauling truck in an open pit coal mine in Chifeng of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

    Peabody Energy is profiting from increasing demand for coal in China, India and other emerging nations, Chief Executive Gregory Boyce told CNBC Friday.

  • Peabody Fuels the World

    Discussing the global demand for coal, joint ventures in China, and future growth prospects for the world's largest private sector coal company, with Gregory Boyce, Peabody Energy chairman/CEO.

  • Trader at London Stock Exchange, England.

    Twice as many business leaders say that the world economy is going to improve in the next six months than think it is going to get worse, according to the FT/Economist global business barometer.

  • Flawless pear-shaped 72.22-carat diamond

    The World Gold Council’s first quarter report shows demand from China for gold jewelry jumped 21 percent year on year to 142.9 tons, but some fund managers are betting on diamond and gem set jewelry to give higher returns.

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

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    China overtook India to become the largest market for gold bars and coins in the first quarter of this year, as rising inflation inspired a surge in bullion investment. The FT reports.

  • Brewer Grupo Modelo has kept a lid on the price of hops and barley for the first half of the year but that could be changing just in time for barbeque season.

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    Until recently, currency traders looking for safer investments rushed to short the Australian dollar against the greenback, however the decoupling of the U.S. dollar from the “risk on-risk off” investment environment is forcing them to look elsewhere.

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

  • Mad Money, May 18, 2011

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