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
In Thursday’s Web Extra the traders talk China – now growing at its slowest pace since 2005. Also Pete Najarian has more fun with Pharma.
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.
As global demand for oil slows supply should build. Does that mean the energy bull has run its course. Basically, yes. Click here to find out more and tells us what you think!
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.
Well, I asked and you told me. When I asked earlier this week if you would buy a Volvo if the brand were sold to a Chinese automaker, and you answered emphatically, "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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.
For as long as I've worked the auto beat, I've heard the same thing, "watch out for the Chinese car companies!" The theory/fear being, Chinese automakers will get to the U.S. market and work quickly to make their mark.
In a time of rising food prices, investors should have agricultural stocks in their portfolios, Victor Badin, fund manager at Global Cap, said.
Historic regular flights between Taiwan and China began on Friday, in a show of conciliation between the long-time rivals that could bring large numbers of mainland Chinese visitors to the island.
Taiwan's cabinet announced a plan on Thursday to raise the amount of assets that Taiwan mutual funds can invest in China stocks, the latest in a series of measures to further improve trade ties with China.
China on Wednesday tightened the administration of its capital controls in a move aimed at deterring speculative inflows of foreign currency.
China's main stock index sank more than 3 percent to a fresh 16-month closing low on Tuesday, led by financial and property shares, on worries about rising interest rates and heavy supplies of shares from IPOs.
China's manufacturing sector has lost considerable momentum because of surging costs at home and weak demand from abroad, an official survey showed on Tuesday.
U.S. imports of Venezuelan oil fell 11.7 percent during the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2007, the U.S. government said Monday.
The U.S. fireworks business stands to lose $25 million to $30 million this year because of orders tangled up by Chinese shipping restrictions.
China's National Aviation Fuel Holding , the country's near-monopoly jet fuel distributor, is set to charge domestic airlines about 15% more from July 1, an industry executive said on Monday.