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Fears of an economic slowdown in China have fuelled a trading surge in instruments that insure investors against sovereign bond defaults, making the country a new focal point for the widely used financial products.
Under the new partnership between GM and RelayRides, people who own a Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac can immediately make their car eligible for RelayRide rental.
Rajat Nag, Director General at the Asian Development Bank, discussed with CNBC how weak external demand from key trading partners had decreased developing Asia's growth prospects.
The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.
As I headed out to California for a sneak peak at the Tesla plant and the beta version of its upcoming Model S electric sedan, I found myself asking one question over and over: Are the people bullish on Tesla buying into fools gold?
During the debt-ceiling debacle, Washington pushed the U.S. economy close to an abyss. Now it is risking US-Chinese relations.
Explaining why free trade deals open up economies and create billions of dollars in exports, therefore creating jobs in the U.S., with Rebecca Blank, acting Commerce Secretary.
After months of hearing auto executives and consultants tell us that sales would pick up in the last third of the year, it appears the late summer surge has finally kicked in. Relax, we're still a long ways from the glory days of auto sales, but September is encouraging.
A look at why concerns over whether China could be slowing is the "real elephant in the investment room," with Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott.
"Asia has been the growth engine over the last few years, but Asia borrows a lot of money from the European banks; it is around 50 percent from them. So if the European banks stop lending to the Asian economies, then you are going to have a synchronized slow-down," Simon Bond, private client advisor at RBS Morgans, told CNBC.
Small amounts of plutonium believed to have escaped from Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant have been detected in soil more than 40km away, say government researchers, a finding that will fuel already widespread fears about radiation risk. The FT reports.
After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China.
As we end the worst quarter for the S&P 500 since Q4 2008, everyone keeps asking: what is causing all the volatility?
The Fast Money traders take a look at the midday market movers.
Overseas demand for coal could be a job creator in the U.S., says Tom Scholl, CEO, Keystone Industries, who says if coal miners could get permits overseas, the increase in exporting could create jobs.
While you were waiting for the German vote on the EFSF tomorrow...copper and China dominate the conversation today. Both are proxies for global growth, both are sitting at new lows.
The dog ate my rally. Well what did you expect? A four-day rally? How often have we had that in the last two months? Twice.
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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.