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  • Stock Markets Are Undervalued     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO, Bull and Bear Partners says that we are now looking at a undervalued stock market where money is flowing from fixed income into equities.

  • Why China May Be Facing US-Style Credit Crunch Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    China, already struggling with a slowing economy, may now be facing the type of credit crunch that helped derail the U.S. economy four years ago.

  • This 'Wild Beast' May Mean Volatile Markets: Strategist Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 12:53 PM ET
    Shanghai, China

    China is a "wild beast," but there are signs the economy is starting to stabilize, KKR's Henry McVey told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Rich Chinese Flee, Bringing Their Wealth With Them Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    A new report shows that 150,000 mostly wealthy Chinese emigrated in 2011, costing the country jobs and economic growth.

  • Global Markets Update     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including

  • Why Chinese Investors Fear the Stock Market Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:49 AM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is half way across the world from brokerages in Beijing, but small time investor Zhao Qiang is monitoring the American market regulator's moves.

  • What Will It Take for India to Cut Rates? Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:11 AM ET

    India's central bank kept its powder dry at its latest monetary policy meeting, prompting the question - what will it take for policymakers to move on interest rates?

  • Asia's 'Value' Stocks Could Surge 20% in 2013: HSBC Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    With global growth expected to remain modest in 2013, investors should look at so-called "value" stocks in Asia, which have a potential upside of as much as 20 percent, says HSBC.

  • Want Great Returns? Check These Asian Bonds     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management sees attractive returns on Singaporean and South Korean bonds, especially with the appreciation of both currencies.

  • Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report says that growth in China and India will bring some support to commodities.

  • Short Euro Between 1.33-1.35: Pro     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees some weakness in the Euro-Dollar cross going into the new year, explaining why the 1.33 to 1.35 range is a good place to short the Euro.

  • 2013 is the Year for Capital Appreciation     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist of Pension Partners says that 2013 is the year for capital appreciation and financials will continue to outperform as the Fed keeps monetary policy loose.

  • Trading Ahead of the Holidays     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says that investors should either cut their exposure to the markets or hedge their portfolios.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including profit warnings and a big change in the government of Japan.

  • Japan's Next PM Piles Pressure on Central Bank Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:14 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe, incoming Prime Minister of Japan.

    Japan's next Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a landslide election victory, piled pressure on the central bank as it prepared for a policy meeting, saying voters had overwhelmingly backed his call for more aggressive monetary stimulus.

  • Indonesia's Clogged Ports Strain Growth Prospects Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 2:59 AM ET

    The inefficiency at Indonesian ports makes it is cheaper to send goods to China from Jakarta than to the edge of the archipelago.

  • Li Ning shoes are on display

    Sportswear firm Li Ning warned it will post a substantial 2012 loss as it racks up as much as $288 million in expenses under a plan to buy back inventory from distributors, one of the thorniest problems facing retailers in China.

  • India lowered its official growth forecast to between 5.7 and 5.9 percent for this fiscal year, the finance ministry's mid-year economic review said on Monday, but said it was on track to meet a fiscal deficit target of 5.3 percent.

  • Defying Growth Concerns, iPhone Sales Soar in China Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:42 AM ET

    Apple has sold more than two million iPhone 5 smartphones in China in the first weekend since the phone's launch on Friday.

  • Just How Much More Can the Yen Fall? Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:08 AM ET

    The safe-haven yen tumbled to a 20-month low on Monday after a sweeping victory for Japan's opposition Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and strategists expect the currency to continue its slide.

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