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  • Brent Could Break $100 as Supply Weighs Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices will likely extend losses this week - with some forecasters predicting Brent crude may breach $100 a barrel - as U.S. fuel supplies build and demand stays soft, according to CNBC's latest oil sentiment survey.

  • Aussie Dollar Is Now the World's 'Weakest Currency' Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since October 2011 in early Asia trade on Wednesday, extending this month's sharp slide against a broadly-stronger U.S. currency.

  • Sony’s Bread and Butter? It’s Not Electronics Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.

  • Looking East for Future Tiffany Sparkle Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Japan and China could be powerful growth drivers ahead for the luxury retailer, one analyst told CNBC.

  • Worried About OPEC Meeting? You May Be the Only One Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at the headquarters building in Vienna.

    Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.

  • Bank of America Slashes Silver Forecast by 25% Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.

  • Tech Stocks Are 'Where Cash Goes to Die': Fund Pro Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:13 AM ET
    Apple's flagship New York store.

    The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.

  • Here’s How QE Tapering Could Hurt Asia Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 5:48 AM ET
    Jakarta

    The tapering of quantitative easing in the U.S. will likely have a destabilizing impact in Asia, a region that has been a target of hot money inflows in recent years, according to Nomura.

  • Africa Has Greater Potential Than India: StanChart Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:52 AM ET

    Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.

  • Why Goldman Sees Big Turnaround in China Stocks Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:52 AM ET

    Chinese equities have repeatedly disappointed investors in recent months, but U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs remains optimistic that the laggard will deliver solid returns this year.

  • Japan's Nikkei—Stable Now, but for How Much Longer? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:56 AM ET

    Japan's stock market was much calmer on Tuesday after three days of extreme volatility. Still, strategists advised caution after a sharp sell-off.

  • Fundamentals No Longer Driving China Property? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:52 AM ET

    China's loose monetary policy and strong pent-up housing demand will drive up home prices in 2013, but government cooling measures will keep the market from running away.

  • More Rate Cuts in Australia? Here’s Why Not Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:32 PM ET

    A sharp fall in the Australian dollar could persuade Australia's central bank not to cut interest rates again.

  • Meet Zhang—He Hacks for Beijing Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    The People's Republic is, by just about any measure, home to the world's most relentless, prolific and successful hackers in the world. More cyber-attack traffic comes from China than any other country. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Australia Happiest Place to Live for a Third Year Monday, 27 May 2013 | 10:03 PM ET
    Sydney, Australia

    For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.

  • Forget the Volatility, Nikkei May Test 17,000: Chart Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:55 PM ET

    The recent sell-off in the Nikkei is just a correction with the uptrend intact is what the charts point to.

  • China’s Millennials Face Tough Job Market Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:39 PM ET
    Young jobseekers in China

    In the U.S., employment outlook is finally starting to look up for the millennials. In China, however, this is not the case. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Chinese Firm Behind Group Bidding for Club Med Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    That could be the future for Club Med, the French resort operator, which said Monday that it had received a $700 million buyout offer led by its two largest shareholders. The New York Times reports.

  • A survey of thousands of international employers shows one in four struggling to fill vacancies, despite soaring unemployment in Europe and beyond.

  • China, Germany Could Be 'Dream Team': Premier Li Monday, 27 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.

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