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Discussing his perspective on patterns occuring in the market, with Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP chief technical analyst.
Fast Money Halftime Traders Pete and Jon Najarian, Optionmonster.com, share perspective on which stocks to buy, sell, or hold right now?
Like Detroit automakers taking on the Japanese a generation ago, the seven American solar panel makers that filed a trade case on Wednesday against China might find that a legal victory, if it comes, may not translate into business success. The NYT reports.
CNBC's John Harwood provides details of his exclusive interview with President Obama's chief of staff, Bill Daley, on such topics as the newly inked trade deals with Korea, Panama and Columbia; job creation; and the Occupy Wall Street protests.
The September retail numbers show that sales are up 1.1 percent, says Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management; with Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo, and Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, who also breakdown import price data.
Discussing why the health of the global economy can be indicated by trade and how the free trade agreements will help boost U.S. exports, with Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
We are seeing a lot of export growth in infrastructure areas, Fred Hochberg, Export-Import Bank of the United States chairman/president, who adds that infrastructure export have tripled in the last two to three years.
Graeme Maxton, The Insight Bureau chief economist discussing whether China's economy is slowing down and the likely repercussions.
Congress passed three long-awaited free trade agreements on Wednesday, ending a political standoff that has stretched across two presidencies, the New York Times reports.
China's unhappy, Europe gets a reality check, and Australians are getting jobs - it's time for your FX Fix.
Weighing in on whether the free trade agreement will export jobs overseas, with Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA).
William Craft, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Trade Policy and Programs at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the significance of the U.S. - S. Korea FTA.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on Congress voting on free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. Also, discussing whether these free trade bills open the door to exporting more jobs overseas, with Thomas Donohue, U.S.Chamber of Commerce president/CEO.
A proposed free trade agreement with South Korea, which the House and Senate are scheduled to consider this week, would open the American market to a manufacturing powerhouse that has its own high-technology textile industry. The New York Times reports.
Adrian Foster, head of financial markets research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank, says the yuan bill ignores the fact that China & U.S.' trade relationship is mutually beneficial and therefore unlikely to become a legislation.
Andrew Pease, investment strategist at Russell Investments, says that U.S. effort to punish China over it's currency is unwarranted and is unlikely to pass the House.
The circus in Europe has certainly been absorbing. But while you weren't looking, these strategists say the Japanese yen has gotten cheap.
The direct financial impact of the euro zone debt crisis will be felt in Asia as trading volumes on financial markets fade, just as they have in the west. When markets are as jittery as they are now, it seems geographic diversification counts for little. The FT reports.
The last thing the world needs is a trade war between the two economic super powers.
France and Germany make a promise, and China sends a warning - it's time for your FX Fix.