• China to Broaden Debate from Yuan in U.S. Talks Monday, 21 May 2007 | 1:00 AM ET

    After extending an olive branch to the United States by giving its currency more room to move, China is likely to focus on issues other than the yuan to cement progress in trade talks this week.

  • China Set to Acquire $3 Billion Stake in Blackstone Sunday, 20 May 2007 | 8:49 PM ET

    China has agreed to acquire a $3 billion stake in U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group in a deal that marks that country's long-anticipated move to expand how it invests its massive foreign exchange reserve.

  • China has placed $3 billion of the country's huge foreign exchange reserves with U.S.-based private equity firm Blackstone Group to invest abroad, a paper said.

  • China Widens Yuan Band Ahead of U.S. Talks Friday, 18 May 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    China's central bank said on Friday that it would widen the yuan's daily trading band against the dollar to 0.5%, just days ahead of a key meeting with the United States to discuss trade issues such as the value of China's currency.

  • Share Buybacks Called Bullish Value Sign Friday, 18 May 2007 | 10:20 AM ET

    Share buybacks are seen driving the market rally. But is the record buyback level really a good thing? Jerry Castellini thinks so. The president and CIO of CastleArk Management explained his optimism to "Squawk on the Street" viewers.

  • Paulson Still Trying to Persuade China to Float Yuan Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 9:24 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Thursday he will keep trying to persuade China to let markets set the value of its yuan currency, but this will not eliminate the U.S. trade deficit with China.

  • IPO Market Could Be Best Since 2000 Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 3:08 PM ET

    Shares of China Sunergy soared Thursday in their market debut. The Chinese solar-energy firm is just one of the many public offerings expected to do well this year. On “Power Lunch,” Steve Gelsi, IPO reporter at MarketWatch, told CNBC’s Bill Griffeth that 2007 could be the richest year in the IPO market since "the dot-com bust of 2000."

  • China Investment Data Fill in Picture of Strong Growth Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 1:08 AM ET

    Annual growth in Chinese fixed-asset investment picked up to 25.5% in the first four months of the year, reinforcing expectations of further policy tightening to slow the world's fourth-largest economy.

  • Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi on Thursday criticized calls in the United States for trade protectionist measures, calling such moves "irresponsible acts" that can only harm both countries' interests.

  • China May Restrict Red Chip A-share Offers Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 10:10 PM ET

    China may set restrictions for domestic stock offers by Chinese firms incorporated abroad -- so-called "red chips" -- including a requirement of at least $130 million in annual net profit, the official Securities Times said on Thursday.

  • China's Industrial Production Hums as Economy Extends Boom Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 12:40 AM ET

    China's industrial production grew by a robust 17.4% in April from a year earlier, reflecting rebounding exports and the underlying strength of the world's fourth-biggest economy.

  • Our stocks editor, Bob O’Brien, refers to me as The King Of All That Is Trivial, and he’s right on. I love trivia, and when it’s relevant to one of our stories, so much the better. ... An item from SunTrust Banks caught my eye this morning: it’s sold 4.5 million shares of The Coca-Cola Co. SunTrust is the second largest institutional shareholder of Coca-Cola behind Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. And not only that, it’s had Coca-Cola shares since 1919. And not only that...

  • Data from a market research company indicates that for every $2 spent on legitimate software, $1 goes to pirates.

  • China would do best to let the yuan appreciate sooner in small steps rather than wait, central bank adviser Fan Gang said in comments published by an official magazine.

  • BoCom shares Surge 80% in Shanghai Listing Monday, 14 May 2007 | 10:27 PM ET

    Shares in Bank of Communications soared 80% as they listed in Shanghai on Tuesday, after the bank's Shanghai initial public offering attracted a record $189 billion in subscriptions.

  • U.S. Markets Still Look Best, Fund Manager Says Monday, 14 May 2007 | 3:51 PM ET

    Komal Sri Kumar, chief global strategist for TCW, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that for U.S. investors, there’s no place like home.

  • Chinese Stocks Climb Despite Regulator's Crackdown Monday, 14 May 2007 | 1:03 AM ET

    China's main stock index climbed 0.80% to just below its record high on Monday as investors shrugged off an announcement by the securities regulator that it would crack down on insider trading and share manipulation.

  • China's annual consumer inflation slowed a touch in April to 3.0% from a more than two-year high of 3.3% in March, but analysts said the result would reinforce the case for further monetary tightening measures.

  • First-Time Investors Snap Up Chinese Stocks Sunday, 13 May 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

    Millions of novice Chinese investors are jumping into a stock market that has soared to dizzying heights, with prices up nearly 50% this year.

  • In the interview, Mr. Paulson discusses the importance of an open economy in the U.S., the Dubai Ports, Sarbanes-Oxley, taxes, China and global capital markets, among other topics.