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  • China to Push Telecoms Overhaul in 2008: Report Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 11:47 PM ET

    China will push a long-waited reshuffle of the country's telecoms industry in 2008, creating players that operate both wireless and fixed-line services to address unbalanced competition, state media cited the country's top telecoms regulator as saying.

  • Ping An, Insurers Invest $2.2 Billion in China Railway Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 11:22 PM ET

    A consortium led by Ping An Insurance (Group) Co will invest nearly $2.2 billion in an express railway linking Beijing and Shanghai, marking the first major infrastructure investment by the country's insurers.

  • Check out the news on Eaton Corp today. The company plans to buy two companies--one in Europe, the other in Asia. That's exactly the type of deal making we can expect to see in the world of M and A next year.

  • Merrill Lynch says fund managers it surveyed in December are more pessimistic about corporate profits than they have been in nearly a decade. Seventy-four percent believe we are in a late cycle phase of business expansion while four percent believe the economy has already entered global recession, the firm says.

  • The Next Baidu? Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 11:50 AM ET

    Mercado Libre may be the eBay of Latin America, but it has the growth potential of China's great internet stock.

  • Outlook '08: Commodities Will Run Hot And Cold Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 8:40 AM ET

    The boom in commodities prices have captured the spotlight in recent years, but investors need to be selective going forward as some of these markets have likely peaked, analysts say. Energy and base metals should be approached with caution given expectations for a sluggish US economy, a major consumer of virtually all commodities, but grains may have room to rally.

  • Trader Talk with Bob Pisani Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 2:16 PM ET

    Here they are, my predictions for 2008, as part of our Outlook 08 coverage. And make sure you vote on which ones you think will happen. 1. The dollar will stage a major rally The Bank of England has just cut rates and ECB will do so shortly.

  • Paulson: China Needs Flexible Yuan to Curb Inflation Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 9:29 PM ET

    China needs a more flexible currency to ward off rising inflation risks and the danger that its economy might boil over, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Wednesday.

  • China's Advertising Revolution Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    The growing middle class in China is looking for ways to spend its hard-earned money. Who better to show them than Focus Media?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Rio Tinto Challenges BHP with Bid Ultimatum Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 9:26 AM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Rio Tinto challenged BHP Billiton on Tuesday to make a formal bid to create a mega-mining house or walk away from what could be the second biggest takeover ever.

  • China to Let Yuan Move More Freely Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 12:34 AM ET

    China and the United States downplayed points of contention in trade relations, saying both sides needed to fend off protectionism as they prepared for difficult negotiations on economic disputes ranging from exchange rates to product safety.

  • China and US Spar Over Trade, Product Safety Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 12:11 AM ET

    China and the United States downplayed points of contention in trade relations, saying both sides needed to fend off protectionism as they prepared for difficult negotiations on economic disputes ranging from exchange rates to product safety.

  • Blackstone Denies Rio Tinto Bid Speculation Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 11:58 AM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Private equity firm Blackstone Group on Monday denied speculation that it is planning a counterbid for Rio Tinto with a consortium believed to include China's sovereign wealth fund.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Freeport-McMoRan Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 5:42 PM ET

    This is Cramer's favorite play on China's growth.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Rio Chief Says BHP Proposal "Dead in the Water" Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 11:54 PM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Rio Tinto Chief Executive Tom Albanese said on Friday BHP Billiton's $140 billion takeover proposal to assemble super mining house was now "dead in the water."

  • Markets "Feeling Good" On Jobs, Mortgage Plan Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 12:06 PM ET

    Major indices at their highs for the day. Helping today: Initial jobless claims roughly in line with expectations. Bush/Congress tackles mortgage issues. SIVs less a problem?

  • Striking Gold With Freeport-McMoRan Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 10:41 AM ET

    This company is the best way to play a sector that should be in bull mode for a long, long time.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • The 2008 Beijing Olympics present an unparalleled marketing opportunity for global brands looking to expand their presence in the dynamic Chinese market.

  • China's Baosteel Denies Bid for Rio Tinto Wednesday, 5 Dec 2007 | 8:10 PM ET
    Rio Tinto

    China's Baosteel group has no plan to bid for mining giant Rio Tinto and does not have the financial strength for such a bid, official Chinese media quoted Baosteel chairman Xu Lejiang as saying.

  • Market Looks To Jobs, As Financials Still Face Troubles Wednesday, 5 Dec 2007 | 9:40 AM ET

    Futures up a bit on the strong ADP report. This is a clear sign that the market wants a decent jobs report, even if it might slightly reduce the chance of an aggressive Fed rate cut. As noted yesterday, financials analysts are now cutting 2008 estimates.