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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • As Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping meet this weekend, China's aggressive actions and halting cooperation on a growing list of issues undermine the U.S. economy and national security.

  • Hog Stock: Inside China's Strategic Pork Reserve Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    A Chinese vendor carries a slaughtered pig to his motorcycle at an abattoir, as he heads back to his stall at a market in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    Americans know that the U.S. keeps a huge petroleum reserve, but China takes stockpiling to an entirely different level: It runs a strategic pork reserve.

  • SEC Alleges Insider Trading on Smithfield Deal Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 12:13 PM ET

    U.S. securities regulators froze the assets of a Thailand-based trader, alleging he reaped illegal profit ahead of Smithfield Foods acquisition by a Chinese company.

  • SEC Goes After Thai Trader, Freezes Assets     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:50 AM ET

    The SEC alleges a Thailand trader made $3 million in profits ahead of the Smithfiled deal, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • China's Top Butcher Tries to Sell US on Takeover Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    China's top hog butcher is taking on a daunting new job persuading Americans to allow him to complete China's biggest takeover of a U.S. company.

  • Obama Impact on China Hacking 'Limited': Huntsman Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China and onetime GOP presidential hopeful, makes an appearance during the 2012 campaign.

    Obama's cyberhacking talks with China can have only a "limited" impact, former ambassador Jon Huntsman tells CNBC.

  • China Tycoon Pays $1 Billion for NYC Building Stake Sunday, 2 Jun 2013 | 11:15 PM ET
    The General Motors (GM) building in New York

    A group of investors, including Chinese real estate tycoon Zhang Xin, paid about $1 billion for a New York office building in the latest sign of a U.S. commercial real estate market recovery.

  • So You're Not Saving Enough for Your Retirement... Friday, 31 May 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    BlackRock boss Larry Fink and Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan sound the alarm on Americans' insufficient retirement savings and what needs to be done to grow their nest eggs.

  • Bacon Backlash Unlikely Over China-Smithfield Deal Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:57 PM ET
    A butcher chops pork at a market in Shanghai.

    The proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International is unlikely to change pork-buying habits of American consumers.

  • China's Grab of US Hogs Stokes Interest on Capitol Hill Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    China's largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising eyebrows among market watchers who question China's interest in taking possession of one of America's largest food producers.

  • China in Hog Heaven     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Smithfield Foods bought by China's largest meat producer, Shuanghui, is facing regulatory and political scrutiny, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Nikkei Falls Over 5% in Steep Afternoon Sell-Off Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    Japan's benchmark index skidded below the 14,000 mark to a one-month low on Thursday, weighed down by a strengthening yen and volatile Japanese government bond yields (JGBs). The session brought the benchmark's total losses to 14 percent since last Thursday's plunge.

  • Ricin In Letter Sent to Bloomberg     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    A letter sent to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained ricin, and Rep. Michele Bachmann won't seek a 5th term in Congress, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Stocks clawed back from their worst levels but still closed in the red Wednesday, dragged by the defensive sectors such as consumer staples and utilities, as investors questioned when the Federal Reserve would start winding down its stimulus program.

  • Lot of Pork: Smithfield Sold to China Meat Producer Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:31 PM ET
    Smithfield Foods Inc. bacon sits on display for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.

    Chinese meat processor Shuanghui International Holdings is buying Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion.

  • SEC Pokes Nasdaq; Dow 28,000?; Chinese M&A Sizzle Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, center, Sheryl Sandberg, COO, center left, and Robert Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq OMX Group, center right, on IPO day on May 18, 2012.

    Nasdaq hit with record SEC fine in Facebook IPO flap; BlackRock's Fink says Dow headed to 28,000; China brings home the U.S. bacon in $4.7 billion pork industry deal.

  • China Goes 'Hogwild'     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    China's Shaunghui International announced plans to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Eamon Javers; Peter Navarro, University of California; and Mayor Carter Williams of Smithfield, Virginia discuss.

  • China Eyes Smithfield Foods     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    China is buying America's biggest pork company Smithfield Foods for more than $4.5 billion, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Midday Movers: MCD, JNJ, PG & More Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

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