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  • Is This the Big One? Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 5:21 AM ET

    Are you thinking what I’m thinking? There are plenty of worried-looking people wandering around in trading rooms this morning.

  • Who would have thought that an interest rate hike in New Zealand would spark a sell-off in global markets?! Inflation is the buzzword around the world this upcoming week.

  • Paulson Says Need for China Revaluation Is Rising Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 2:31 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, sharpening his tone on Chinese currency policy, said on Thursday that there was a mounting need for Beijing to let its yuan rise in value.

  • China Clears Way for Red-Chip Market Return Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 12:45 AM ET

    China's market watchdog has drawn up rules to allow non-mainland registered, Hong Kong-listed domestic firms -- known as red chips -- to list on the country's bourses, state-backed newspapers said on Friday.

  • G8: New Friends, Old Rivals Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 4:38 PM ET
    Merkel, Putin, Bush

    This meeting of the world's richest nations may be the most challenging one for the U.S. in years, given the growing power of Russia and China.

  • A global solution is needed to tackle climate change and the inclusion of the United States in any agreement is vital, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso president, told CNBC Europe.

  • Sarkozy Says China Should Change Forex Policy: Source Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 7:16 AM ET

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy told world leaders on Thursday that China should adopt international currency exchange norms and open its internal markets to foreign companies, a French source said.

  • Toyota China Sales Jump in May, Mulls New Factory Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 11:22 PM ET

    Toyota Motor said sales in China jumped 87% in May, driven by the popular Camry sedan, and it was discussing a second car factory with Guangzhou Automobile in anticipation of continued strong growth in demand.

  • Michael Morris, chairman of Business Roundtable’s Energy Taskforce and chairman and CEO of American Electric Power, told CNBC’s “Street Signs” that a world-wide plan is needed to attack global warming.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that some agreements made in recent economic talks with China will help create the basis for moving towards a market-determined currency exchange rate, but stressed the effort was a long path of small steps.

  • China Watching Inflation After Food Prices Rise Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 11:39 AM ET

    China's central bank is keeping a close eye on inflation after a recent spurt in the price of pork, eggs and other food, Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, said on Tuesday.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Stocks prices are soft ahead of the opening after a tumultuous night in Asia which ultimately left markets there higher. Investors are also watching comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on housing and the economy made to a South African monetary conference this morning.

  • To University of Maryland business economist Peter Morici, the disadvantages resulting from U.S. trade with China are clear enough: China's 24% tariff on imports for one, and the United States' $6 trillion external debt resulting from imports for another.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 8:43 AM ET

    Stocks are weaker ahead of the open despite a round of Monday morning mergers. Asian markets were higher, ignoring another selloff in China overnight, and European markets are lower.

  • China Says Climate Policy Must Make Room for Growth Sunday, 3 Jun 2007 | 11:47 PM ET

    China said on Monday its response to the threats of climate change must give overriding priority to economic development as the nation seeks to balance ambitions for growth with fears of environmental calamity.

  • The Spotlight Keeps Shining on China Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 5:41 AM ET

    The buzz in Asia has been about China tripling stamp duties on stock trades. And if there is any truth in the latest rumors swirling around, a capital gains tax on shares is on the horizon, though Chinese officials have been quick to dismiss it. The same officials who on May 22 denied rumors of an increase in stamp tax, which was announced just a week later.  The dust will have plenty of time to settle over the weekend. Expect Chinese markets to continue hogging everyone’s attention throughout the upcoming week.

  • Union Group Attacks Wal-Mart Over Goods Made in China Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 5:08 PM ET

    Union-backed critics of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.  are using a made-in-America campaign started by late founder Sam Walton in the 1980s to attack the global retailer for buying heavily from China.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 8:20 AM ET

    Stocks are looking higher this morning after markets worldwide rode the wave of Wall Street's record-setting session yesterday. Wall Street was greeted this morning by merger news involving one of its own. Wachovia is buying Midwest broker A.G. Edwards for $6.8 billion, ranking the combined firm as one of the Street's biggest brokers and giving a big endorsement to the prospects for the retail brokerage and asset management businesses.

  • Baidu.com CFO: Long-Term Growth Lies in E-Commerce Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | 6:09 PM ET

    The chief financial officer of Baidu.com told CNBC that the China-focused Internet search firm is in the initial phases of a long-term growth story.

  • Best-Performing Mutual Funds in 2007 Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | 4:25 PM ET

    All eyes have been on China as the engine powering the strong growth of international stock funds. However, according to Lipper, the fund sector that has posted the best returns in the year-to-date period has a decidedly Latin flare.