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  • Shares of Shanghai-listed Citic Securities, China’s largest brokerage firm, fell by 9.1 percent on Monday after rumors the company had suffered a large 2.9 billion yuan ($460 million) loss on overseas trading. But a spokesperson for the company denied the rumors.

  • City of Justice Readies for Gu’s Trial Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 7:29 PM ET

    As Gu Kailai passed the day in a Hefei detention center ahead of the most anticipated Chinese trial in decades, local sightseers flocked to Lord Bao temple, a shrine dedicated to an 11th-century official who symbolizes justice in China. The FT reports.

  • China Reforms Fail to End Stocks’ Bad Run Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 7:51 PM ET
    Investors watch a display at a stock exchange in Huaian, Jiangsu Province, China.

    When Guo Shuqing became China’s top securities regulator in October, investors hoped that he would bring a reformist zeal to the job that would help break the stock market’s two-year losing streak.

  • Dohmen: 'Soft Landing' in China? No Way! Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 12:24 PM ET
    China

    The overwhelming majority opinion is that a communist government can accomplish what no other country has ever done, namely engineer a soft landing from the bursting of an immense, speculative, credit bubble. I have a different view.

  • Buying Opportunities In China Weakness? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Weakness in the Chinese economy might signal a few investment opportunities, but beware of getting too bearish, the “Fast Money” pros said Thursday.

  • Looking for News Value in People's Daily IPO Sunday, 12 Feb 2012 | 9:02 PM ET
    The People's Daily Online Co. Ltd. website is displayed on a computer in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. People's Daily Online Co., which operates the website People.com.cn, plans to sell 69 million shares in an initial public offering in Shanghai, according to a prospectus published on the China Securities Regulatory Commission's website.

    Pricing the value of a state-run news provider's website is tricky business in China, especially for People's Daily Online. Caixin reports.

  • Jeffrey Gundlach

    Bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach is the voice investors may want to listen to as we begin 2012

  • Most Expensive US College Dorms Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 12:01 PM ET
    When people lament the rising cost of a college education, they’re usually talking about tuition. Now,  an online resource for college students, has published  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.The priciest dorms are largely in New York and California, where a place to live has never been cheap.The dorm prices show that this sometimes overlooked higher education cost can not only exceed $13,000 per academic year, but in some cases it can almost equal the pric

    When people lament the cost of  college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.

  • Gulf Bank's CEO Looking East for Growth Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 4:17 AM ET
    Abu Dhbai

    The European debt crisis is worrisome but it is unlikely to pose a danger to major banks on the continent, Michael H. Tomalin, CEO of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, told CNBC.

  • 10 Major Architectural Failures Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 4:09 PM ET
    People make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes happen on the job. Usually, the incident is corrected and the whole thing is forgotten within minutes. However, the workplace mistake is harder to ignore when the person who makes it is an architect. After all, when the teenager working the drive-thru window gives you a Quarter Pounder instead of a Big Mac, it causes a lot less trauma than when a 3,000 foot long suspension bridge collapses into the Puget Sound.In , the legendary American archite

    These mistakes are big, costly and spectacular. What are some of the more notable architectural failures in modern history?

  • China Bears Have It Wrong: Jim Rogers Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 7:44 PM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    Commodity bull Jim Rogers says hedge fund managers such as Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates and Hugh Hendry of Eclectica, who have been shorting Chinese related stocks and credits, have got it wrong.

  • How to Make Money in China's Property Sector Now Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 7:39 PM ET
    Apartments in China

    The recent slew of credit tightening measures and higher downpayment requirements for home buyers in China have begun to slow the country's red hot property market and that could lead to more small- and mid-cap Chinese property developers being taken private, presenting an opportunity for investors, according to Daiwa Capital Markets.

  • All Aboard for China's International Exchange Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
    Shanghai Stock Exchange Building

    Foreign powerhouses from Unilever to HSBC are preparing for the launch of Shanghai's international board

  • Bollywood's Top-Earning Celebrities Sunday, 23 Jan 2011 | 6:32 AM ET

    India’s movie industry is the largest in the world in terms of ticket sales and movies produced. Click ahead to see who are Bollywood's top-earning celebrities.

  • Chinese Stars Making Waves in the West Sunday, 23 Jan 2011 | 6:23 AM ET
    Jackie Chan sightings in Paris at Le Grand Rex Cinema on July 25, 2010 in Paris, France.

    China may be a growing economic powerhouse, but its increasing prominence on the global stage has also seen a rise of Chinese stars in the West.

  • What the Drop in Shanghai Stocks Could Mean for US Friday, 31 Dec 2010 | 10:26 AM ET

    When it's hot, it's hot, but now it's not. So what does the 16 percent drop in Shanghai stocks this year mean for the U.S. stock market?

  • Top Test Scores From Shanghai Stun Educators Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 10:56 AM ET

    With China’s debut in international standardized testing, students in Shanghai have surprised experts by outscoring their counterparts in dozens of other countries, in reading as well as in math and science, according to the results of a respected exam. The NYT reports.

  • Dollar Rally Could Stall Stock Market: Charts Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 6:26 AM ET

    Stock markets could be set to stall if the dollar continues to strengthen, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • Time to Get in on Commercial Realty Rebound: CEO Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 11:24 AM ET

    As commercial realty transactions start to pick up across the globe, now is the time to invest in that sector, Colin Dyer, Jones Lang LaSalle CEO, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Indonesia Volcano Disaster 2010 Sunday, 7 Nov 2010 | 8:16 PM ET
    A mother carries her son as she runs following the erupution of Mount Merapi, at Kaliurang village in Sleman, on October 26, 2010 near Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

    Mount Merapi, one of Indonesia's most dangerous volcanoes, which first erupted on October 26, has killed over 120 people and forced the evacuation of more than 200,000.