• Live Coverage of U.S. - China Talks Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 4:56 PM ET

    U.S.  and Chinese officials begin day two of  high-level talks  in Washington.

  • U.S. Making Progress On Chinese Piracy Fight Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 4:54 PM ET

    How goes the battle against Chinese intellectual piracy? John Taylor, Hoover Institute fellow and former Treasury department undersecretary, joined James Bacchus, chairman of the global trade practice group at Greenberg Traurig, to reassure "Power Lunch" viewers that "we're making progress as we speak."

  • Chinese Leader Delivers Blunt Warning to U.S. on Trade Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 4:44 PM ET

    The United States and China opened a new round of high-level economic talks on Tuesday with the leader of China's delegation bluntly saying that any effort to politicize economic differences between the two nations was not acceptable.

  • Taming the Roaring Chinese Stock Market Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 2:57 PM ET

    Lynic Wang dreams of buying his own home. The problem he faces is how to make enough money to buy that dream house in an expensive city like Shanghai.  Wang’s solution  – invest in the red hot Chinese stock market.

  • U.S.-China Trade Talks Fuel Debate On Enforcing Rules Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 2:53 PM ET

    This week's U.S.-China trade talks have prompted debate about whether Washington should do more to enforce current trade laws. Two trade policy experts took opposite sides of the question on "Morning Call."

  • The China Challenge: Guide To Investing Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    Securities regulators in China recently eased restrictions for Chinese investors in regard to investing overseas, which some market pros believe will lead to even more gains for the parabolic Chinese stock market.

  • Live Coverage of U.S. - China Talks Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 12:48 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi meet  in Washington to discuss trade, energy, and the environment.

  • Hong Kong Stocks Outshine Mainland China Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 12:41 PM ET

    Mainland China is the place to be, right? Not according to Peter Stock. The president and chief investment officer of Stock Investment Management says Hong Kong is a better value -- and he thinks the mainland is a bubble slated to burst. He joined CNBC's Mark Haines to tell "Squawk on the Street" viewers which Hong Kong companies' shares are poised to jump.

  • Finals Contest: Nancy Beaumont Takes Top Spot Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 9:57 AM ET
    Nancy Beaumont

    Good morning. Chinese gaming stocks are in the spotlight Monday as The9 propelled Nancy Beaumont to the top of the pack on its 10.31% gain. The9 was up on the news that Electronic Arts agreed to buy a $167M stake in the company, and also licensed a soccer game to The9. Steven Lee managed to hold onto second even though he was all in cash after Friday's trading. He has now gone all-in on Neurochem.

  • The Chinese government is unlikely to interfere directly in the domestic stock market, a Chinese central bank adviser was quoted on Tuesday as saying.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Tuesday China must move faster in accelerating the flexibility of its currency and increase access to its capital markets.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Today could be the day the S&P 500 sets a new closing high if pre-opening activity holds as a barometer. The Richmond Fed survey is the only data point due on a day that is already thick with deal activity. European markets are mixed and Asia was mostly higher.

  • The U.S. trade deficit with China, which hit a record $232.5 billion last year, has become a heated political target for both Democrats and Republicans, illustrating what they say are unfair, predatory Chinese trade practices.

  • S&P 500 Watch: Bull Trap Monday, 21 May 2007 | 8:52 PM ET

    For all the hoopla and headlines about the S&P's near record close, there still remains a rather large and vocal group of investors who remain bearish on stocks. That leads us to ask – what could take this market down?

  • China Merchants Bank Buys Stake in ING's China Fund Monday, 21 May 2007 | 7:52 PM ET

    China Merchants Bank said it plans to buy a 33.4% stake in Dutch financial group ING's  China fund management joint venture.

  • U.S.-China Talks Key to Jobs, 'Stability' Monday, 21 May 2007 | 5:08 PM ET

    Ahead of Tuesday’s trade talks between top U.S. and Chinese officials in Washington, D.C., experts joined “Power Lunch” to provide perspective. “This is the ‘put up or shut up’ summit,” said Peter Navarro, author of The Coming China Wars. ... Robert Scott, an international economist at the Economic Policy Institute, said the trade deficit "threatens the stability of the U.S., and the global economy.”

  • China Trade

    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.

  • 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.