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  • S&P Says One-Third Chance of Japan Downgrade Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:36 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    Rating agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday it saw more than a one-third chance that it would downgrade Japan's sovereign ratings.

  • Will China's Bird Flu Put Inflation Hawks at Bay? Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:29 PM ET
    Shanghai commuters wear face masks as the latest H7N9 bird flu virus continues to claim victims.

    An outbreak of bird flu in China and recent images of dead pigs floating in rivers have hit demand for chicken and pork and that's likely to curb inflation in the months ahead, analysts say.

  • Here’s What Could Push Dollar-Yen Past 100 Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 10:47 PM ET

    The yen, which has been falling for five months, is within striking distance of the psychological 100-level against the dollar. So what could trigger a break through the key barrier?

  • Virgin Given Greenlight to Control Tiger Australia Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:51 PM ET

    Australia's competition regulator has granted Virgin Australia approval to take control of loss-making rival Tiger Australia in a move that will ramp up competition for Qantas Airways.

  • Reluctance to Invest Puts 'Abenomics' to Test Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    The reluctance to invest in new plants and equipment could be the biggest challenge to Abe's policies aimed at driving Japan out of a decade and a half of stagnant growth.

  • The New Battle Over Original Digital Content Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    Distributors, like Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft, are becoming programmers, and original content is their ammunition in a war for consumers.

  • Why Gold May Have Hit Bottom, for Now Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 3:53 PM ET

    Gold may have seen its low price for now, amid signs of consumer and hedge fund interest in the precious metal, analysts say.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook

    All news about Apple seems to be bad these days. And with the company reporting earnings Tuesday, it's likely that's not going to change so fast, analysts said.

  • 8 Wacky Business Ideas Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    We look at bizarre "Made in Asia" innovations that have caught the consumer's imagination.

  • The 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 List Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    CNBC launches its ultimate list of "disruptors"—50 companies whose innovations are revolutionizing their industries and the way we live.

  • Caterpillar CEO: Most Confident I've Been in 2 Years Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar.

    The best word to describe the U.S. economy and economies around the world is "stability," Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC, despite the company's earnings and revenue misses and scaled-backed outlook.

  • Wealth Flees Switzerland for Shelter in Singapore Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    Singapore

    Singapore could overtake Switzerland as the world's capital for offshore wealth by 2020, a new report says.

  • Did China Just Go Through a 'Lost Decade'? Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    China's new President Xi Jinping (R) talks with former President Hu Jintao (L) on March 14, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    After Japan's "lost decade" you might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".

  • Hot Cars From Shanghai Auto Show Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 4:23 AM ET

    Here are the some of the show stoppers at the Auto Shanghai Summit, together with highly anticipated models scheduled to be released soon in this red-hot market.

  • China Housing Bubble? Watch These Two Cities Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 11:20 PM ET
    Construction on a development in Beijing, China.

    Controlling home price increases in Beijing and Shanghai is critical for cooling China's broader property market, according to the chairman of Vanke, the mainland's largest real estate developer.

  • Close, Yet So Far: Yen Takes Another Stab at 100 Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 10:43 PM ET

    The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard.

  • Softness in Indian Market a Concern: Ford Motor Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 10:43 PM ET
    Ford Escort Concept unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show, China.

    The decline in the Indian auto industry is a concern for one of the world's largest automakers Ford Motor Company.

  • Hyundai Unwraps China-Only Concept Car Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 10:33 PM ET

    Hyundai Motors unveiled a new concept car it made only for China at the Shanghai auto show on Saturday, and plans to launch the model late this year.

  • Apple's Dimming Prospects Roil Suppliers, Investors Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 9:53 PM ET

    Suppliers and investors are struggling to gauge demand for the iPhone as Samsung continues to grab market share. Indications of reduced shipments now send shares in Apple into a tailspin.

  • Making a Clean Sweep of a 'Dirty' Business in India Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 9:12 PM ET

    A new kind of "dirty" business is becoming the latest frontier in the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in India, with a number of start-ups seeing a huge opportunity in building and maintaining toilets

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