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  • Why Microsoft’s $6.2 Billion Charge Matters Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 5:33 AM ET
    Microsoft

    At first blush it’s easy to write off Microsoft’s $6.2 billion goodwill impairment charge, announced after the market’s close Monday, as an asterisk to its history that will have little significance to the company and its investors.

  • Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    The massive financing needs of China's two biggest trading partners — the U.S. and Europe — could leave Beijing spoiled for choice as it plans to spend $560 billion in foreign investments over the next five years.

  • China Buyers Defer Raw Material Cargos Sunday, 20 May 2012 | 8:35 PM ET
    Aerial of iron ore ships at Port Hedland.

    Chinese consumers of thermal coal and iron ore are asking traders to defer cargos and – in some cases – defaulting on their contracts, in the clearest sign yet of the impact of the country’s economic slowdown on the global raw materials markets. The FT reports.

  • Bulging Chinese Inventories Undermine Copper Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:53 PM ET
    Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    China's rising  copper inventories and slowing economic growth is casting a pall over the usually bullish mood at Cesco week in Santiago, the largest annual gathering of the world’s copper miners, traders, consumers and investors. The FT reports.

  • Freeport-McMoran Not for Sale: CEO Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    Copper coil

    Copper miner Freeport-McMoran isn't for sale, and won't be buying any of its competitors anytime soon, CEO Richard Adkerson told CNBC Thursday.

  • Are Diamonds the New Gold for Individual Investors? Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 5:03 PM ET

    “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” From Carol Channing to Marilyn Monroe to "Moulin Rouge" the iconic song has endured as a symbol of wealth for more than half a century. But should diamonds be an investor’s new BFF?

  • Stocks to Watch: MAT, CAT, DD & More Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks End in Red on China Fears; Banks Gain Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks finished in negative territory Tuesday amid worries over China's economic outlook and as investors took a breather following the recent market rally.

  • Be Greedy as Others Fear China Slowdown? Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    With Beijing raising retail gasoline prices and BHP seeing flat demand from China for iron ore, should you re-think your global growth trades?

  • Futures Hold Losses After Housing Starts Report Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Stock index futures held their losses Tuesday following a weaker-than-expected housing starts report and as investors seemed to take a breather following a sharp rally in the previous sessions.

  • Stocks End Off Lows, but Global Fears Remain Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Stocks finished off their worst levels Monday but still ended in the red as renewed concerns over Greece and slowing growth in China overshadowed better-than-expected economic news in the U.S.

  • China Gets Real on Growth Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 9:16 AM ET
    China

    China gets real with growth: China cut its 2012 growth target to 7.5 percent, its lowest in eight years. gross domestic product growth in the fourth-quarter of 2011 was 8.9 percent. This seems to be merely a response to slower global growth, but it will also force the Chinese to look at stimulating their internal demand.

  • BHP, Rio OK $4.5 Billion Escondida Copper Expansion Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 9:35 PM ET
    Chiquicamata Coppermine, Atacama Desert, Chile

    BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have raised their bets on global copper demand, approving plans for a $4.5 billion expansion of the massive Escondida mine in Chile, while BHP plans to reopen a U.S. copper mine idled three years ago.

  • Greek Parliament

    The leaders of Greece's three main political parties are meeting with Prime Minister Lucas Papademos this morning — if they can get into the building. A 24-hour strike has shut down all government services. Everything. Even the museum workers are on strike. Opposition leader Antonis Samaras has already said he opposes any further austerity measures. Surprise: He is the leader in opinion polls to win the elections scheduled for April.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Year Gets Off to a Strong Start Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks are starting off 2012 strong...the euro has been rallying this morning, most European bourses are trading up (except France and Spain), led by commodity stocks like Mittal, Rio Tinto, and Aluminum Corp. of China. Chinese and Japanese markets are closed again today.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Hathor Bidding War About to Heat Up? Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:31 PM ET

    The traders were closely watching Hathor with a bidding war for the uranium developer heating up.

  • Rio Tinto CEO Mum On Hathor Counteroffer Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Indian Point Nuclear Plant

    Rio Tinto CEO Tom Albanese wouldn't say if his company would raise its bid for a Canadian uranium developer after a rival bid Tuesday.  "It’s gotta be something that works for our shareholders and whatever happens happens," he told CNBC when pressed about the C$4.50 per share bid for Hathor Exploration