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  • US Corporate Taxes 'About Average': Geithner Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 5:23 PM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Taxes on US businesses are about average compared to those in the rest of the world, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.

  • US to 'Double Exports Over Next 5 years': Council Chief Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 2:24 PM ET

    The CEO, Jim McNerney, stressed this needs to be "measurable" quarter-by-quarter and industry and company specific. As far as an up cycle in the market, he said, "that will take a little longer."

  • While this company may traffic in sanitizers that use artificial ingredients, it has only just begun to tap its real organic growth potential in markets like China, India, and Africa. If it can catch on there, the stock should soar. 

  • Asian Stocks Ends Lower Despite US Gains Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 8:07 AM ET

    Asian stocks ended mostly lower Wednesday, failing to capitalize on a stronger finish on Wall Street, as doubts about global economic growth persisted.

  • Agbank Prices IPO to be the World's Largest Wednesday, 7 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.

  • One energy name gets an upgrade and the analyst who made the call explains why he likes this space.

  • Banks Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Bail Out: Roubini Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | 8:26 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    Europe  faces the quandary of being unable to afford to bail out banks that are still considered too big to fail, while the global economy is heading for a slowdown economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.

  • Australia Holds Rates at 4.5%, Upbeat on Asia Tuesday, 6 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.

  • China's Strong Rebound Lifts Asian Markets Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | 6:53 AM ET

    Asian markets reversed course on Tuesday, turning positive as a strong rebound in Chinese stocks lifted sentiment.

  • Two women compare the new iPhone 4 (right) and an iPhone 3 in front of Manhattan's 5th Avenue Apple Store.

    China's soaring labor costs, a stronger currency and rising housing prices threaten to increase the cost of making electronics. The New York Times reports.

  • Asian Stocks Drift Up But Outlook Uncertain  Monday, 5 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.

  • Asia Gains, Economic Fears Drag on China Monday, 5 Jul 2010 | 3:11 AM ET

    North Asian markets edged higher on Monday as investors picked up beaten-down stocks, shrugging off the weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report which rattled Wall Street on Friday. But shares in China led the decliners, hurt by fears of a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

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    Apple is missing a huge opportunity in the Chinese market, according to Liu Chuanzhi, the head of Lenovo, the country’s leading PC maker, the F inancial Times reports.

  • China Fears Climate Effects as Consumer Class Rises Monday, 5 Jul 2010 | 2:30 AM ET
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    Experts worry that as China’s 1.3 billion people clamor for more cars, appliances and creature comforts, international efforts to limit global warming could be doomed. The New York Times reports.

  • The World's Coolest Jobs ... Ever Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 10:55 AM ET
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    You think of drinking whiskey and playing golf as things you do in your leisure time to unwind. But some people actually get paid to do these things. What is their day-to-day life like? What did they do to get there? Click here to read about the World's Coolest Jobs ... Ever!

  • Australia Reaches Compromise on Mining Tax Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:12 AM ET

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

  • Asian Stocks Mixed, Eye US Payrolls Data Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 3:44 AM ET

    Major Asian indexes traded mix on Friday, with some markets turning around after several consecutive sessions of downward trading. But the mood was cautious after weak U.S. economic data and signs of a slowdown in China fanned fears about the global recovery.

  • Jim Rogers Sees Bond Market Bubble Developing Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 3:35 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Bond markets are a bubble waiting to burst because the world economy is facing even worse problems after central banks flooded markets with cash to try to get out of the crisis, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • Need a Job? Look to Asia as Hiring Set to Rise Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 2:14 AM ET
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    While the labor market continues to look fragile in the United States, employment growth in Asian countries appears to be robust, a recent survey showed.

  • Unemployment line

    The June jobs report Friday could provide more fuel for bears, even as economists hold onto the view that the economy is not double-dipping.