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  • Why UK growth number was revised

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the U.K.'s upwardly-revised second quarter GDP number, and why the positive momentum is sustainable.

  • 'Elysium' disappoints at the box office

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the 60-foot wide sinkhole that happened Sunday night in Florida, and Elysium made $30 million at the box office this weekend.

  • Stocks in 60 seconds: Clough

    For the daily 'Stock in 60' segment, CNBC's Matthew Taylor looks at shares of Australian engineering firm Clough, which surged 28 percent after receiving a buy-out offer from Murray & Roberts.

  • The anti-energy president?

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports police arrested a woman in connection with the green paint vandalism in Washington DC. Also, President Obama said the Keystone Pipeline "might create 2,000 jobs during construction," though TransCanada estimates there will be 13,000 jobs in construction alone, and 20,000 overall. John Kilduff, Again Capital, shares his opinions.

  • China has banned the construction of government offices for the next five years, ratcheting up an austerity campaign that has already taken a toll on the economy. The FT reports.

  • Land Securities spotted supply constraint: CEO

    Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities explains that they started building during the financial crisis as they had spotted a supply constraint and now have sites near completion as the U.K. economy is picking up.

  • Land Securities's outlook is strong: CEO

    Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities tells CNBC from the top of the Walkie Talkie that despite a challenging retail market, occupancy has been maintained and interest is growing for their schemes.

  • Is a Construction Boom Ahead?

    Mark Reynolds, CEO of the Mace Group, talks about the global construction outlook and says China, India and "surprisingly" the U.S. will be big drivers due to growing demographics and urbanization.

  • World construction activity will accelerate by $6.3 trillion, or 70 percent, by 2025, with the explosion in growth boosted by a new generation of "Asian Tigers".

  • UK First Quarter GDP Is 'Reassuring': Pro

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses the U.K. economy and the lack of recovery momentum despite positive GDP expectations.

  • San Francisco, California

    Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes

  • China's Urban Hot Spots Look Like Ghost Towns

    China has been going through a construction boom, but many of the properties are too expensive for most Chinese to buy, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is looking at the world's largest cities, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.

  • Stemming The Property Price Rise In China

    As China grapples with the surge in home prices, Vincent Lo, Chairman of the Shui On Group lays out a few options that may help ease the pressure on the nation's property market.

  • Is the UK Growing Because of 'Fresh Bubbles'?

    Allister Heath, editor at City AM, highlights that the BoE's voting system could make it harder for Mark Carney to make changes and says the recent data proves that "it's an important moment" for the U.K.'s economy.

  • In South Korea, pressuring employees to buy their own company's products as a way of boosting sales and manipulating profits remains a fairly common practice. The GlobalPost reports.

  • China Construction America has been investing in the US for 28 years. CCA's CEO says they still have to overcome distrust as it is majority-owned by the Chinese government.

  • Chinese IVC's bought the vitamin for $63.4 million in 2010. IVC products are in Walmart, Walgreens and RiteAid, but the goal is much bigger: selling to the Chinese consumer.

  • China Construction of America has successfully bid for state-level and municipal projects in the United  States, such as the $407 million Alexander Hamilton Bridge rehabilitation, seen here.

    Despite all the negative headlines, Chinese investment in the US hit an all-time record in 2012: $6.5 billion. It will likely surpass that level in 2013.

  • The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto.

    Morningstar reports that Canada's banks and its housing finance agency may take serious losses if Canada's home prices decline.