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  • Obama Sets Ambitious Export Goal Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 11:50 AM ET
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    President Obama would have to battle liberals,  persuade China to boost its currency 40%, get the world economy to grow much faster and cut taxes for US exporters, the NY Times reports.

  • Contrary to popular belief - and one often fueled by misperception and misinformation, major IT services companies do not hoard visas and they do not displace American workers. However, before favoring massive H1-B reform or outright abolishment, opponents should take a closer look at its implications from a global perspective.

  • The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be watched carefully, James Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates, told CNBC Monday.

  • China's National Flag

    Friction is building between the United States and China, and it’s time for all of us to pay attention. We are on the brink of a trade war with an uncertain behemoth, and recent policy decisions from Washington are fanning the flame, writes Gary Shapiro, President & CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association.

  • China’s Economic Power Unsettles the Neighbors Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | 11:41 AM ET

    China has long claimed to be just another developing nation, even as its economic power far outstripped that of any other emerging country. Now, it is finding it harder to cast itself as a friendly alternative to an imperious American superpower. For many in Asia, it is the new colossus.

  • Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    "The dollar over the next year or two will tend to see downward pressure because our recovery will be fragile and uneven," says one economist.

  • It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras.  During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics.  Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'

  • Unemployment to Rise for 10-11 More Months: IMF Chief Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 7:43 AM ET

    The crisis is not over as unemployment is likely to continue rising for the next 10 to 11 months, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the IMF, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Warren Buffett's company will sell its stakes in Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern railroads before it completes its $26.3 billion acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad.

  • Stocks Sell Off but Dow Finishes Flat for Month Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 5:53 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.

  • Dow Down Over 200; VIX Pops Above 30 Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 2:30 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.

  • Stocks Pull Back as Consumer Mood Sours Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 10:51 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.

  • Futures Trim Losses After Economic News Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 8:46 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Friday, the last trading day of October, after the Dow experienced its best day in 3 months Thursday after GDP data showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.

  • Dow Jumps 2%, Its Best Day Since July Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. The Dow jumped more than 2 percent—its best day since July.

  • Dow Up About 200—1st Time Since July Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 3:14 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • Stocks Rise After GDP Beat; Exxon Slips Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 11:19 AM ET

    Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • Futures Get Boost From Solid Economic News Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 8:45 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Thursday ahead of the all-important U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product data.

  • Dow Sheds Over 1% Amid Recovery Fears Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 4:46 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Recovery Worries Hurt Stocks; Techs Skid Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 3:47 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks were lower at the halfway point Wednesday as investors shrugged off some good news and worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Stocks Slip After Surprise Drop in Home Sales Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.