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  • Asian Stocks End Mixed; China Slides Monday, 31 May 2010 | 5:54 AM ET

    Asian markets ended the Monday session mixed with Tokyo and Seoul shrugging off a downgrade of Spain's credit rating while China shares booked sharp losses, hit by concerns over further tightening measures.

  • Hong Kong Realty Takes A Needed Breather Friday, 28 May 2010 | 10:45 AM ET
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    Hong Kong’s notoriously volatile property market has emerged virtually unscathed by the credit crunch... Instead of fretting about underwater mortgages and defaults, the Hong Kong government is attempting to cool the market.

  • Asian Stocks Bolt Higher on US Gains Friday, 28 May 2010 | 5:20 AM ET

    Asian stocks surged out of the gates on Friday, after China's denial that it was reviewing its euro bond holdings prompted an impressive rally on Wall Street where the Dow jumped nearly 3 percent to close back over the 10,000 mark.

  • Go Stock Shopping, Hunt for Bargains Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 11:51 PM ET

    The wild swings in equity markets make for a rough ride but they offer opportunities for investors to buy stocks on the cheap, advised Norman Chan, chief investment officer of Banyan Asset Management.

  • Trading the Globe: China’s Rock and a Hard Place Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 6:27 PM ET

    Beijing says they're not concerned about Europe's debt. But how long can that possibly last?

  • Has Market Bottomed? Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 5:25 PM ET

    Investors are at wits end trying to determine if recent weakness is nothing more than a correction or if it signals a sea change in business prospects. How should you position?

  • Stocks jumped at the open and kept climbing on Thursday, following the previous session's late-day selloff. Can the markets hold the gains until the close? Christopher Hobart, CEO and founder of Hobart Financial Group, and Tyler Vernon, chief investment officer at Biltmore Capital, offered their insights.

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    China's BYD and Germany's Daimler are creating a 50-50 "research and technology" joint venture to "develop" electric cars in China.   Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns a 10 percent stake in BYD and Buffett has personally promoted the company.

  • G'day Mate: The European Debt Crisis-An Aussie Explainer Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 11:10 AM ET
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    I thought I understood how dire things were in Europe. Then I saw it explained by Clarke and Dawe. Troubling.

  • Market opportunities are plenty but resist temptation and wait for prices to fall further, says Beat Lenherr, chief global strategist at LGT Capital Management.

  • Google Balks at Turning Over Data to Regulators Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 10:30 AM ET
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    Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it needed time to resolve legal issues. The NYT reports.

  • The European sovereign debt crisis will not dent growth and lead to a double dip recession, said Paul Ramscar, director of wealth management at Financial Partners, adding that the state of the economy will look very different in 12 to 18 months.

  • Apple, Dell & HP Investigate Foxconn Plant Suicides Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 4:22 AM ET

    Apple , Dell  and Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday said they were investigating working conditions at Foxconn after a series of suicides at the contract electronics manufacturer’s main plant in southern China.

  • Chinese Walk Tightrope over Links with Korea Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 3:10 AM ET
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    Wen Jiabao must be cursing the timing. China’s mild-mannered premier flies into Seoul on Friday for a summit with South Korea and Japan where he probably hoped to talk about booming trade ties. Instead, he will be put on the spot over North Korea.

  • Asian Markets Rebound on Bargain-Hunting Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 3:08 AM ET

    Asian equities were firmly higher on Thursday afteroon, as bargain hunting helped to pull indexes out of early losses. Markets also rebounded after a Chinese government response to a report that China was reviewing its euro zone bond holdings, helped to calm nerves.

  • Macquarie Ups Aluminum Giant Alcoa Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 6:23 PM ET

    Considering Alcoa is largely unloved by the Street why did Macquarie boost the company's rating to outperform?

  • Behind The Sell-Off: China Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 5:28 PM ET

    Reports out Wednesday suggest China might have triggered the massive sell-off earlier in the week. How's that possible?

  • Tim Seymour: Best Ways to Invest in China Now Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:08 PM ET

    While investors are worried about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, should they also be concerned about China? Tim Seymour, founder of, discussed his insights.

  • Asian Stocks Rebound but Caution Prevails Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 3:13 AM ET

    Asian stock markets staged a rebound on Wednesday, after Wall Street made a comeback from earlier session lows, helping U.S. indices end mostly flat after first falling more than 3 percent on growing questions about the stability of the European banking system.

  • PepsiCo Chief Has 'Great Confidence' in US Recovery Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 2:36 AM ET

    The U.S. economy is "incredibly resilient" and is poised for a rebound, said Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's Chairman and CEO on CNBC Wednesday.