CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.» Read More
Leading up to the Beijing Olympics, CNBC asked the experts how to capitalize on China’s economic growth.
Beijing is ready to expand an already drastic pollution-cutting scheme by taking more cars off the roads and shutting more factories if air quality remains a problem during the Olympic Games, state media said on Monday.
China will use a variety of tools, including interest rates, to stabilize growth and keep the world's fourth-largest economy on an even keel, the central bank said on Sunday.
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The Dow finished only modestly higher on Friday after better-than-expected consumer sentiment and falling oil prices failed to really ignite investor optimism.
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Protests against China's policies at home and abroad, as well as marketing techniques used by companies that are not official Olympic sponsors, have made the Beijing games a risky proposition for some sponsors.
One of Beijing's most important subway lines seized up on Monday when the mass of passengers forced workers to close off entrances for safety on the first working day of pre-Olympic traffic restrictions.
The 60 million-member Chinese Communist Party, host of the biggest and most expensive Olympics ever, really wants to welcome you to Beijing. But there are a few rules it wants you to know about.
Top Asian oil refiner Sinopec estimated that its net profit in the first half of this year would fall by more than 50% compared with the same period a year ago after soaring crude prices pushed its refining business deep into the red.
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China's economy slowed in the second quarter under the weight of slower exports and a drive by the central bank to tighten credit, but inflationary pressures remained uncomfortably high, the government said on Thursday.
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Yum Brands, parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, on Wednesday posted a 5 percent rise in quarterly profit, but shares fell more than 5 percent as rising commodity prices ate into restaurant margins in the United States and China.
A massive algae bloom that threatened the Olympic Games sailing venue at the Chinese coastal resort of Qingdao has now almost been cleared, state media reported on Wednesday.
Zhou Zhilian is one of thousands of entrepreneurs for whom the Olympic Games next month represent more a missed opportunity than a chance to cash in on the influx of visitors expected to pour into Beijing.
One of China's biggest steelmakers, Shougang, has announced it will slash production at its Beijing plant, bowing to pressure to help clean the city's grimy skies for the Olympic Games.
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China recorded a smaller-than-expected trade surplus of $21.35 billion in June, as slower growth in exports contributed to concerns that weakening demand overseas could be starting to hit the economy.
Rising commodity prices are threatening not only the United States but also economies from emerging nations across the globe, Pimco Co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian said on CNBC.