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  • Subaru is recalling up to 47,419 cars and crossover vehicles equipped with remote starters because the engines could start on their own.

  • China's 'Ghost Cities' Warn of Property Bubble: Chanos Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Residential apartment buildings stand in the new district of Kangbashi in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China.

    Avoid investments that depend on the Chinese real estate market because the bubble there is getting "bigger and bigger," hedge fund manager Jim Chanos told CNBC.

  • 10 sought-after treasures Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 9:53 AM ET

    A $4 purchase that winds up being worth $8 million? Read the fascinating stories of famous and not-so-famous treasures lost and found around the world.

  • No Hard Landing for Luxuries in China: Pro Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Fears that demand for luxury goods in China is slowing as growth in the country weakens are mere exaggeration and paranoia.

  • iWatch and TV Won’t Be Enough for Apple: Analyst Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Apple iPad products.

    Apple is in a "dilemma", according to one analyst and a low-end version of the iPhone or even a rumored iWatch or Apple TV may not be enough to turn its fortunes around.

  • Behind Nikkei's Gains—It's Not Just the Weak Yen Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 3:46 AM ET

    Experts say the surge in the Nikkei is down to more than a weak yen triggered by "Abenomics."

  • How the US Shale Gas Boom Could Derail China Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 3:41 AM ET
    Workers chat at gas drilling rig exploring the Marcellus Shale.

    With oil production at a twenty year high and predictions of a manufacturing renaissance for the U.S. economy, one of the world's largest investment banks has detailed how the "shale revolution" will negatively affect emerging markets such as China.

  • China REIT Surges After Record IPO Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 2:04 AM ET
    Hong Kong, China

    Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust rose as much as 10.2 percent in its debut, underscoring demand from yield-hungry investors after the Temasek-backed trust raised $1.3 billion in Singapore's biggest REIT offering.

  • Gold Bears, Beware! Don't Take On Central Banks Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 1:08 AM ET

    As gold falls out of favor with investors in a "risk-on" trading environment, one expert says the market bears should think carefully about betting against the precious metal.

  • Insurers Sued Over Axed Lady Gaga Show in Jakarta Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:34 PM ET
    Singer Lady Gaga arrives at a "Lady Gaga Fame" fragrance launch event at the Guggenheim Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 in New York. The black tie masquerade event will feature a performance art piece by Lady Gaga, “Sleeping with Gaga.” The film for "Lady Gaga Fame", directed by Steven Klein, will also be unveiled during the evening. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Lady Gaga's production company and promoter are suing three Lloyd's of London insurance syndicates for not paying out on terrorism policies, after threats from Islamic extremists prompted them to cancel her concert in Jakarta.

  • Barclays on Bonus Caps: We Don't Need Rules Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:04 PM ET

    We don't need regulation on executive compensation to demonstrate responsibility, Rich Ricci, the chief executive of corporate and investment banking at Barclays told CNBC on Thursday.

  • No US-Style Housing Crash in China: JPMorgan Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 9:51 PM ET

    China's property sector is not headed for a U.S. style crash, said Fang Fang, chief executive officer for China investment banking at JPMorgan Chase.

  • Malaysian casino operator Genting envisions red and gold pagodas and a panda exhibit on the 87-acre plot of Las Vegas land it bought this week, a new gambling playground for rich Chinese.

  • Japan’s New Leader Dares to Challenge Old Order Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:51 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    Just two months into office, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is showing an increasing willingness to take on some pillars of Japan's establishment in an aggressive attempt to finally breathe some new life into Japan's listless economy. The New York Times reports.

  • Bank of Japan Holds Fire, Braces for New Leadership Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:52 PM ET
    Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

    The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy unchanged and upgraded its assessment of the economy, as the central bank prepares to install a new governor and two new deputy governors tasked with doing more to end deflation.

  • Best Way Around China's Housing Tax? Get a Divorce  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:22 PM ET

    Chinese have been scrambling for ways to get around the new housing tax, including, getting a divorce.

  • World’s Most Expensive Real Estate Markets Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 12:24 PM ET

    We've put together a list of 2012's most expensive property markets, based on research by luxury estate agent Knight Frank, ranking areas by both average property prices for the year, and price per square foot in the fourth quarter.

  • Samsung Is Investing in a Key Apple Supplier Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Samsung, with a $110 million investment in cash-strapped Sharp, will broaden its supplier base and get a foot in the door at one of Apple key Asian display suppliers.

  • Toyota Shuffles Bosses, Wants 'Everyone in Charge' Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 5:43 AM ET

    Toyota will reshuffle its top bosses and take the axe to its decision making structure, part of a move to put lower-ranked workers in day-to-day command as it seeks faster responses to market changes, the firm said on Wednesday.

  • South Korea: We'll Strike Back If North Attacks Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 4:02 AM ET
    A South Korean army 155 mm howitzer fires in a live fire drill during the annual exercise in Paju, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lim Byung-shick)  KOREA OUT

    South Korea's military said it will strike back at North Korea and target its top leadership if Pyongyang launches a threatened attack in response to drills between U.S. and South Korean forces.

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