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  • Burned By Solar     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    Suntech Power was forced into bankruptcy after defaulting on a multi-million dollar bonds payment. Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital Management, offers insight on the impact to U.S. solar makers.

  • Is There Room for the New BlackBerry Z10? Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:21 PM ET
    BlackBerry introduces its new smartphone, Z10.

    The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?

  • Dealer Cheating Causes Havoc at Volvo's China Unit Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:54 PM ET

    Swedish auto maker Volvo has uncovered widespread cheating by its car dealers in China, where retailers inflated sales to win cash rebates from the company.

  • Axel Heitmann, CEO of, the world's largest synthetic rubber maker, Lanxess, tells CNBC that new car registrations in Europe are at an all-time low.

  • Oil Battered by Cyprus Angst, Dour German Figures Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    Crude oil was pushed lower by fears of further turmoil in the euro zone, as Cyprus scrambled to avoid bankruptcy, and by manufacturing data which showed a deepening downturn in the currency bloc.

  • Samsung Gets a Head Start on Apple With SmartTVs Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:22 AM ET
    Kim Hyun Suk, vice president of Visual Display at Samsung Electronics Corp., pose with company's F8000 series smart television in Seoul, Seoul, South Korea.

    Samsung recently introduced a new line of smart TVs that will make the TV interface more like a mobile device.

  • Are US Markets Priced For Perfection?     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Uri Landesman, Platinum Partners; and Scott Nations, NationsShares, share their views on where the markets are headed and where to find investment opportunities.

  • Founder, Executive Chairman Fisker Automotive Quits Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    Henrik Fisker
  • Some Manufacturers Say 'Adios' China, 'Hola' Mexico Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    An employee works on the production line at a Volkswagen assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico.

    With the yuan strong, some manufacturing companies are moving out of China and closer to the United States—to Mexico. USA Today reports.

  • GM Recalls 33,700 Vehicles to Fix Software Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    GM 2013 Cadillac SRX Luxury Crossover

    GM recalls some 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac SRX vehicles to fix a software issue that could increase the risk of a crash.

  • See-Through Yoga Pants or Not, LULU Still a 'Buy': Pros Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    Following Lululemon's announcement that it expects a yoga pant shortage and a "significant impact" on its financial results due to a see-through pant recall, the stock posted its worst three-day loss since August.

  • Boeing Signs Landmark $15.6 Billion Order With Ryanair Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.

  • Samsung Working on Wristwatch to Rival Apple Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 5:15 AM ET

    A watch phone? Sounds like something TV private eye Maxwell Smart would have. But as smartphone sales slow, both Samsung and Apple are said to be working on them.

  • China's Flash PMI Is Stronger Than You Think     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist at HSBC says that March's sharp uptick in manufacturing was four time higher than the historical average for the post-Chinese New Year rebound.

  • Stocks Headed Higher After Bernanke?     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Dissecting Caterpillar's weak global retail sales, the state of global economic growth and whether Fed Chairman Bernanke will send stocks higher, with the FMHR traders and Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank. Also, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Cyprus has denied the reports of a deal involving Russian investors.

  • As Luxury Market Moves East, Carmakers Go Digital Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 2:54 PM ET
    Chinese consumers select a car at a Porsche dealership in Shanghai.

    China's rich are younger and wired, forcing luxury car companies to turn to social media to peddle their wares.

  • Airbus Grabs Huge Order From Boeing Customer Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Lion Air

    Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.

  • $175,000 Mattress Sold as 'Investment' in Good Sleep Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    Guaranteed for 25 years, a British bedmaker's Mongolian cashmere mattress "pays off every morning of your life," said a company representative.

  • China Showing Symptoms of Financial Crisis: Report Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    Economists at Nomura sounded a warning that China is exhibiting the same symptoms that triggered the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Economy Is Better Than You Think     Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow offers insight on the trends in the manufacturing industry, and the state of the U.S. economy.