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"There are two prices that matter for Australia right now, those for homes and those for commodities, said Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia at HSBC. The alarm is shared by Australia as over 35 percent of its exports go to China, giving it an annual trade surplus worth around A $50 billion with the Asian giant.
"Big Bang" actress Mayim Bialik is a self-proclaimed science geek (she has a Ph.D.) and wants to get kids excited about math and science.
Morgan Stanley plans to build and run a U.S. compressed natural gas export facility, even as it sells its physical oil business.
The U.S. lacks a plan to save coastal cities from hurricanes and rising sea levels, and getting there may not be easy.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, describes his worries over China's construction sector.
AECOM Technology said it will pay $4 billion to acquire URS in an acquisition that is expected to complete in October.
One of the most expensive high school football stadiums in America will be closed this fall because its concrete is cracking.
Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities tells CNBC that the group is beginning to "reap the rewards" from the "bold call" it made to build new buildings with no rental agreements in place.
There is a lot of capital from around the world flowing into real estate and the fundamentals are good, explains Robert Sulentic, CBRE Group president & CEO, sharing his outlook on the nation's real estate market. And Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, wants to know about the uptick in new construction. Don't expect a dramatic amount of new supply over the next couple of years, says Sulentic.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.
Despite a slowdown in CAT's mining equipment business, CNBC's Jim Cramer says U.S. construction is back big, as he breaks down Caterpillar's Q1 earnings that exceeded the Street's forecast.
President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, explains how the massive decline in Chinese construction activity will hurt growth.
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about economics of agricultural supply and demand.
South Korean media reported that the heavy snowfall was believed to have resulted in the collapse, but the cause was still being investigated.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how delays in the expansion of the Panama Canal could benefit West Coast ports.
Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.
GoldieBlox founder & CEO Debbie Sterling, provides insight on her toy to inspire women and girl engineers. "The Apprentice" Season 1 winner Bill Rancic, and Brad Smith, Intuit president & CEO, discuss the process to picking Sterling.
The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.