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  • Q3-Q4 Market Volatility—What's Causing It Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    As we end the worst quarter for the S&P 500 since Q4 2008, everyone keeps asking: what is causing all the volatility?

  • Midday Pops & Drops     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at the midday market movers.

  • Energizing the Workforce With Coal Mining     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 7:15 AM ET

    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.

  • China, Copper: Global Growth Proxies Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Market Rally Fade: Thoughts on China, Durable Goods Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Charting Asia | Gold Comex Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 9:26 PM ET
  • A woman surfs the internet on a laptop computer at a wireless cafe in Beijing, China.

    In the aftermath of China's recent high-speed train collision, citizens have lashed out at the government's handling of the disaster on weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter.  The NYT reports.

  • China Stocks: Go Long or Short?     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Market experts weigh in on whether shorting China is the way to go, with Peter Navarro, University Of California - Irvine business professor and David Garrity, GVA Research.

  • A New Trump Tower in Manila     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president discusses his plans to expand in Asia, and his meeting with presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.

  • Tamminen: U.S. is Likely to Fall Behind China Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    Reading news from Washington DC, while spending a week in China, it seems to me that some members of Congress are backing policies that would make America much more like China — without any of the economic benefits.

  • Fed Easing Will Boost Stocks By Year-End: Strategist Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 2:38 AM ET

    Global stocks have dropped by more than 20 percent since late July, but one strategist says he expects stocks to bounce back by year-end because of further Federal Reserve easing.

  • US Has More Serious Problems Than Europe: Jim Rogers Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 2:13 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Global markets have been whipsawed in recent weeks as uncertainty over Europe's debt situation persisted. But renowned investor Jim Rogers says the U.S. economy has more serious problems than Europe.

  • Chinese Yuan and US Dollar

    As impossible it might sound at this point in time, China is all set to do what the US has been wanting for the last 18 months – appreciate the Yuan.

  • Gold Could Fall to $1,100: Faber Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 5:02 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    The price of gold, which has fallen in recent weeks as part of a broader market sell-off, has even further to fall, Marc Faber, author of the Gloom Boom, and Doom Report, told CNBC Monday.

  • China’s easing inflation and concerns of a global economic slowdown have prompted expectations that Beijing is done with tightening for now. One senior market watcher, however, is going a step further, expecting the central bank to start easing monetary policy.

  • European policymakers, stung by criticism for failing to stem the euro zone debt crisis, began working on new ways to stop fallout from Greece's near-bankruptcy from potentially upsetting the world economy.

  • Lost in much of the rancor and hand-wringing over the debt crisis in the European Union and the US is that it's not just those two regions that will be affected.

  • People cannot predict the future of Chinese business, says Jack Welch, former GE chairman/CEO, because they lack the global brand recognition that other countries have been able to establish. He adds that they have to focus on innovation instead of low-cost manufacturing.

  • Vietnam Sees More Women Filing for Divorce Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:47 PM ET
    Wedding bands

    In many Asian countries, divorce rates have been rising as women become more economically independent and more willing to challenge traditional, socially conservative values. The FT reports.

  • US Dollar Is ‘Not a Safe Haven’: Jim Rogers Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:30 PM ET
    Jim Rogers

    The U.S. dollar is going higher “against major currencies,” well-known investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday, and that may be out of panic. 

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