• Tommy Hilfiger Goes Upmarket Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | 4:03 PM ET
    Fall 2007 Fashion

    Grace Kelly and Jackie O are the two women Tommy Hilfiger sent down the runway yesterday. The collection of trench coats, silk knit dresses, tuxedo shirts and sport jackets referenced a glamorous 1950s-era wardrobe. Hilfiger said that his goal is to stay all-American in the sensibilities of the clothing but sell that polished American sportswear to a global market.

  • Google Sponsors $30 Million Moon Lander Contest Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 3:05 PM ET

    Like the Ansari X Prize, which was claimed in 2004 by aircraft designer Burt Rutan and financier Paul Allen for a pair of flights by SpaceShipOne, the Google Lunar X Prize is open to private industry and non-government entities worldwide.

  • APEC: Bush and Putin Seek to Engage Asia Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 8:52 AM ET

    President George W. Bush prepared for an Asia-Pacific summit in Australia, saying on Friday the United States would consider a peace treaty with North Korea if it gave up nuclear arms.

  • Blackstone Buys Majority Stake in Indian Clothes Exporter Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 4:35 AM ET

    U.S. private equity investor Blackstone has agreed to pay up to $165 million to buy a majority stake in India's leading garment exporter, Gokaldas Exports, both companies have said.

  • U.S. Subprime Crisis Hits Indian Outsourcers Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 3:10 PM ET

    Indian companies that process U.S. mortgages are reporting fewer work orders and diminishing revenue because of the subprime loan fallout overseas.

  • BHP Billiton Seeks to Grow Aggressively in India Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said it would seek to grow aggressively in India where volume growth is outstripping China, its other boom market.

  • Bear Stearns to Buy Ford Finance Arm in India: Report Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 6:21 AM ET
  • Ford to Meet India's Tata, Mahindra: Paper Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 4:46 AM ET

    Ford Motor, which is exploring the sale of its Jaguar and Land Rover brands, has contacted India's Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra for management meetings, the Economic Times said on Tuesday.

  • Starbucks Delays Indian Chain Launch Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 4:55 AM ET

    Coffee giant Starbucks has put on hold its plan to open a chain of stores in India, the company said without giving any reason.

  • Ford to Receive Bids for Jaguar, Rover: Report Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 8:32 AM ET
    Land Rover

    The Ford Motor Company is expected to receive opening bids on Thursday for its Jaguar and Land Rover brands from a number of companies including private equity firms and other automakers, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing people with direct knowledge of the situation.

  • Tata Xeta

    Need proof the world of wheels is increasingly being spun by automakers in developing countries? Look no further than Tata Motors out of India. It is reportedly close to buying Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford. If this goes through, it would be a win/win for the companies involved.

  • India Economy to Grow 9% This Year: Panel Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 3:27 PM ET

    The Indian economy will likely grow 9 percent this fiscal year ending in March 2008, down slightly from a year earlier, the prime minister's economic advisory body said Monday. But infrastructure hurdles and a sluggish farm sector threaten longer-term prospects, the group said in an economic outlook report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

  • Renault May Team with Bajaj on $3000 Car: Report Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    Nissan-Renault's chief executive officer Carlos Ghosns $3,000 project to build a small car using Indian expertise could trigger off a new partnership for Renault in India with Bajaj Auto, local business daily The Economic Times said.

  • Experts Give Base Metal Stock Picks Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 12:23 PM ET

    Zinc and lead look golden, according to two "Morning Call" guests. Bill Mann, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, and Lou Grasso, metals trader at Millenium Futures, told CNBC's Liz Claman why base metals have a bright future -- and how investors can play it.

  • Don’t get Gored when running with the Bulls Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 6:30 AM ET

    Boom! Monday morning and the Chinese markets notch up 3% intra-session. Oil hangs on to $75 a barrel, the dollar is firm and European bourses are fired up to make early gains. If the de-risking trade is on-going into what traditionally should be a Summer slowdown then it is proving tricky finding the evidence.

  • Anheuser-Busch, the world's largest brewer, introduced an Indian-brewed Budweiser on Friday as part of the company's plan to tap into the country's booming economy, a top official said.

  • U.S. Says Doha Could be Delayed Several Years Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 7:45 AM ET

    A deal to free up world trade could be delayed several years if no progress is made by the end of 2007, the United States said on Thursday, as it stepped up criticism of India and Brazil over failed talks.

  • Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist at Strategas Research Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he likes technology and media companies.

  • Japan World's #1 Automaker: What's Ahead For Big 3? Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | 9:13 AM ET
    Japanese Flag

    The headline this morning from Automotive News is hardly surprising, but it is another reminder of how the U.S. auto industry has changed dramatically in recent years. The latest data shows Japan surpassed the U.S. last year to become the world's #1 vehicle producer. It's the first time in 12 years Japan has outpaced the U.S. Not only that, but the Asian country is on track this year to expand its lead.

  • Bearish on the U.K. and Bullish on Asia Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | 8:47 AM ET

    The headline is the shorthand for Mark Tinker's current investment approach. The Axa Framlington fund manager has a remit to buy global equities and is very focused on opportunities in Asia. Mark was our Guest Host on "Squawk Box" Monday.