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  • Charting Asia | Nymex Oil Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 10:04 PM ET
  • What's Ahead for EMC in 2012?     Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Steve Leonard, President, Asia Pacific/Japan at EMC discusses his outlook for the company and why Apple's earnings are positive for EMC.

  • A vehicle known as a variable interest entity allows Chinese companies like Alibaba to accept money from foreign investors through an offshore entity, even in restricted industries. The government is taking a closer look, the New York Times reports.

  • Emerging Markets Turning Around?     Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    Insight on whether emerging market stocks which have under-performed in the last year will turn around, with Tim Seymour, Seygem Asset Management.

  • IMF's Lagarde on Global Growth     Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 4:17 PM ET

    Christine Lagarde, managing director at the IMF, says economic growth is slowing in all markets, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. "No country is immune," she adds.

  • Will Tesla Crack the Range Anxiety Problem? Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:06 AM ET

    Range anxiety and pricing remain the two issues electric car critics use that are difficult for electric car fanatics to defend. But the latest report on Tesla may give electric car fans some new ammunition in their arguments.

  • Blog: Rebuilding America With US - Not Chinese Steel Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    America’s infrastructure can and should be built with American steel. That is why current Buy America provisions are so important, and why efforts to circumvent these provisions, such as California used in the Bay Bridge project, need to be stopped.

  • Yoshikami: Six Trends for 2012 Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 9:48 AM ET

    With the new year we thought it might make sense to outline our major themes for 2012.

  • Feds Send Message Clearing Chevy's Volt Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 7:19 PM ET
    Chevy Volt

    When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officially closed its investigation into whether the Chevy Volt batteries are safe, it did something highly unusual. NHTSA issued a statement essentially saying "case closed."

  • CNBC Poll: Has Globalization Backfired On The West? Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Gordon Brown, former U.K. prime minister, center, participates in a panel discussion with Tidjane Thiam, chief executive officer of Prudential Plc, left, and George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

    Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.

  • Cohan: Corporations Need to Think Like a Start-Up Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    How do the best entrepreneurs manage to succeed so often and so convincingly?

  • An Indian man checks a new mobile phone at a shop in New Delhi on May 12, 2010.

    If you want to see who leads innovation and why, buy a ticket to Africa or India.


    It's been more than two years since the euro zone's debt crisis began, but with Greece now in the final stages of negotiations over restructuring its debt, one brokerage CEO says he hopes Europe will go back to being famous for something other than debt, austerity and bailouts.

  • Vietnam’s Factories Grapple With Growing Unrest Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:42 PM ET
    Vietnam, Hanoi skyline with reflection in river.

    The number of wildcat strikes in Vietnam doubled last year as workers suffering from Asia’s highest inflation rate struggled to obtain better wages. The Financial Times reports.

  • Ford's Lincoln Dream Faces Long Odds Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 10:52 AM ET
    Lincoln MKZ

    The Lincoln image is that of town cars driven by older people to the country club. Changing that image will take more than a gorgeous model or two.

  • U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke has told National Public Radio (NPR) in the U.S. that the political situation in China is “very, very delicate” and the country’s human rights record had worsened.

  • Euro Zone Woes Cannot Sink Asia: Expert Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 11:17 PM ET

    Europe has never been the driver of global growth, so why should a recession in the continent bother investors in Asia, which has good growth prospects, says Franklin Templeton’s Michael Hasenstab

  • China vs India in 2012     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 10:10 PM ET

    Tomo Kinoshita, Chief Economist Asia ex Japan at Nomura International says it is difficult to compare the economies of China and India because their per capita income level differs. However, he says what we can expect from both of them is high growth rates.

  • Using Currencies to Trade on China's Growth Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    Chinese stocks have started off 2012 with a bang, and this strategist says that means good things for nearby currencies.

  • China's Yuan on the Verge of Changing the World Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 5:31 AM ET

    Since a limited offshore market in the Chinese currency was established in Hong Kong last year, volumes have gone from strength to strength.

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