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  • NBC Universal Off to Fast Start With Olympic Ratings Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 11:55 AM ET

    NBC Universal's Olympics coverage is drawing huge audiences, helped by the extravagant opening ceremony and swimming star Michael Phelps, and setting the stage for what could be record TV ratings for the Summer Games.

  • CEOs on Being 'Recession-Resistant,' the Games & More Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 11:22 AM ET

    CEOs from McDonalds, Adidas and WPP Group looking to boost sales from the long-awaited Beijing Olympic games, talked about their various strategies to expand brand image, their views on the economy, and more on CNBC.

  • Just the potential for a U.S. recovery will bring "enormous" amounts of under-invested cash back into the stock market, the head of an investment group said.

  • Li Ning Co. Rides Opening Ceremony Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 4:53 AM ET

    With a very minimal involvement in these games, Li Ning Co. has all of a sudden come away as a big winner, thanks to their namesake and chairman lighting the torch in Friday's Opening Ceremony.

  • Olympics Ticket Scam Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 2:02 AM ET

    I'm sure you've heard about the unbelievable Olympics ticket scam reportedly run by a guy out of England who has done this a couple times before. It's been hard to get the numbers on how many people got scammed, but it seems like it spanned the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia.

  • Score One For Li Ning Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 12:01 AM ET

    The Beijing Organizing Committee's choosing of former Olympic gymnast Li Ning to be the final torchbearer and the cauldron lighter must have rubbed the folks at adidas and Nike the wrong way.

  • Phelps Is Maxxed Out On Friends Sunday, 10 Aug 2008 | 11:48 PM ET
    Michael Phelps with a Fu Manchu.

    With a gold in the 4x100 relay this morning, Michael Phelps now has eight gold medals to his name and two for this Olympiad. The bad news? He's not allowed to have any more friends.

  • The Next China Story: the Consumer Saturday, 9 Aug 2008 | 9:40 AM ET

    Following its years of rapid economic growth mostly in industrial and tech sectors, what's next for China? According to some analysts, including today's guest Zach Karabell, the Chinese consumer is key to the continuing growth of the Chinese economy -- and the Chinese economy is key to the continuing growth of the global economy.

  • Fast Money Web Extra Video Saturday, 9 Aug 2008 | 1:00 AM ET

    In today's end-of-week version of the exclusive Fast Money Web Extra of trades not covered on the show, the gang mentions some good trades for the start of next week.

  • Will the Olympic games in Beijing (starting tonight on NBC) provide a boost to apparel companies Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren, which are both official sponsors?

  • China, Chinese Flag

    China's economic growth is expected to stabilize in the third quarter, helped by a shift of government policy towards sustaining growth, a major government research institute said on Friday.

  • China's Games Party Set For "Big Bang" Start Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 1:42 AM ET

    China celebrates its ancient past and modern power when the Olympics open on Friday, looking to put criticism behind it as world leaders arrived in Beijing.

  • Catch Thursday's exclusive Web Extra video on CNBC.com for trades not covered on the show.

  • Today's Top Videos: Olympics, Citigroup & More... Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | 6:01 PM ET

    AIG reports weak earnings and further write-downs, while GE says the Beijing Olympics will help boost the company's brand image. Following are today's top videos:

  • Sina Earnings Vault Higher on Olympics Ads Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 8:42 PM ET
    2008 Olympics Beijing

    Chinese Internet media company Sina said its quarterly profit nearly doubled because of a 58 percent rise in advertising revenue ahead of the Beijing Olympic Games this month.

  • Sina Earnings Leap on Olympics Ad Revenue Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 8:40 PM ET
    2008 Olympics Beijing

    Chinese Internet media company Sina said its quarterly profit nearly doubled because of a 58 percent rise in advertising revenue ahead of the Beijing Olympic Games this month.

  • American Dollar Has Worth In China Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 10:06 AM ET

    A colleague of mine here in China took a picture of the concession prices on the Olympic Green, where the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube are.

  • Beijing's Amazingly Cheap Fireworks Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 8:54 AM ET
    Fourth of July fireworks

    Friday's Opening Ceremonies are going to be what I'm calling the most expensive four hours in sports history. The Chinese are going to spare no expense in their coming out party to the world.

  • Earthquake Hits Central China, 6.0 Magnitude Tuesday, 5 Aug 2008 | 12:30 PM ET

    A strong earthquake rocked the western Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Gansu on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring 23 near the site of May's devastating quake that killed at least 70,000 people.

  • China Court Rejects Danone Appeal in Wahaha Dispute Tuesday, 5 Aug 2008 | 3:43 AM ET
    A visitor walks past at Wahaha products displayed Monday July 2, 2007 in Hangzhou, China. After 11 years in a showcase joint venture, China's biggest beverage makers, Wahaha and French food conglomerate Group Danone SA are feuding over the use of the Chinese company's brand name and other issues.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    A Chinese court has rejected an appeal by France's Groupe Danone in a legal battle with estranged partner Hangzhou Wahaha Group over ownership of the "Wahaha" trademark, China's best-known soft-drink brand, the companies said on Tuesday.

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