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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- The 2011 scare about Chinese control of rare earth elements critical for defense manufacturing has faded, with market forces boosting production outside China and prompting a shift to alternative substances, according to a new Pentagon report.

  • BEIJING, Dec 17- China's investment in Britain's 16 billion pound Hinkley Point project is its first foray into Europe's nuclear power market and a marker of its global ambitions, but its firms will depend on foreign partners if they are to fulfil them.

  • SYDNEY, Dec 16- Harrington Industries Ltd, a 94- year-old privately-owned car parts maker, should be crushed by the coming implosion of Australia's auto manufacturing industry.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 13- Don't believe the gassy hype. The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. That's sent the domestic price of natural gas plunging and fanned big talk from heavy hitters like General Electric's Lorenzo Simonelli about its future as a transport fuel.

  • TOKYO, Dec 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 0.6 percent in October, rebounding from a fall in the previous month and boding well for stronger capital expenditure-- a key element in sustaining the current economic recovery.

  • Japan Oct core machinery orders rise 0.6 pct mth/mth Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 6:56 PM ET

    TOKYO, Dec 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 0.6 percent in October, rebounding from a decline in the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that companies may slowly increase capital expenditure.

  • UPDATE 2-SPX to sell JV stake to focus on flow technology Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    Dec 4- SPX Corp, which has been under pressure from its largest shareholder to boost its stock price, said it would sell its entire stake in an electrical equipment joint venture to partner Emerson Electric Co for $571 million. Ingersoll-Rand Plc has spun off its security business, while Timken Co is hiving off its steel division.

  • *Core machinery orders -2.1 pct m/m vs f'cast -1.4 pct. TOKYO/ MATSUMOTO, Japan, Nov 13- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected and a central bank policymaker warned of headwinds from soft overseas growth, underscoring the challenges of sustaining an economic recovery generated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus policies.

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in September and firms expect orders to fall further in the current quarter, showing that business investment remains the weak link in generating a sustained economic recovery.

  • Japan Sept core machinery orders fall 2.1 pct mth/mth Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    TOKYO, Nov 13- Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.1 percent in September after a hefty gain in the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, but a recovery in capital spending is seen as largely intact because of rising corporate profits and sentiment.

  • LONDON, Nov 4- In the decade to 2013, shale gas and oil transformed the U.S. and global energy markets. Freight trucks powered by liquefied natural gas rather than diesel could become a common sight on the U.S. interstate highway system under plans being developed and financed by Royal Dutch Shell.

  • *Boeing in talks to assemble 777 X jet at Everett- source. Nov 4- Boeing is in advanced talks with a leading union to assemble its new 777 X jet and build its wings in the Seattle area, a source familiar with the negotiations told Reuters.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 27- Down in the undergrowth of Europe's economy, something is stirring. "There is certainly growing optimism that things are on the mend in Europe," said Vasant Prabhu, chief financial officer of Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, one of a host of executives to comment during the third-quarter earnings season.

  • Sprint, SoftBank Reach Deal on Chinese Espionage Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.

  • Bangladesh Factory Banned by Wal-Mart Still Working Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 6:05 PM ET

    A Bangladesh factory where Wal-Mart Stores and Inditex inspectors spotted cracks in the wall this month is still making Wrangler shirts for the world's largest apparel maker, U.S.-based VF Corp.

  • Capital Spending Key for Growth: Ron Sloan Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    Invesco's Ron Sloan says he's the most bullish he's been in over a decade.

  • Japan November Core Machinery Orders Rise 3.9% Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 8:14 PM ET

    Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in November in a sign that companies may gradually increase capital spending, but uncertainty over the global economy could continue to pressure the Bank of Japan to ease policy.

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  • Spotlight: Digital Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:44 AM ET
    Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.

  • Spotlight: Clean Tech Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Better Your Business - A CNBC Special Report

    Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.

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