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  • President Obama spoke to India’s parliament stressing the importance of the U.S. relationship with India. What is the better emerging market play for investors — China or India? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Jim Iuorio, director of TJM Institutional Services shared their best plays.

  • With US companies exporting jobs to India, outsourcing companies have outperformed the Nasdaq over the past 6 months. Here's how to play it.

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    If Bush-era income tax cuts are extended and the deficit grows, the dollar could be further weakened — a prospect that worries U.S. allies and trading partners, the New York Times reports.

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    As one of India's most famous and successful entrepreneurs Raghav Bahl fields loads of questions from people around the world totally bewitched and bewildered by India. In his new book, SUPERPOWER he examines the difficulties that both outside corporations and homegrown companies have in doing business in both India and China.

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    Asset allocation strategists haven’t had an easy time in recent years. For awhile they dished out bigger weightings to defensive plays—bonds, cash and commodities. But for 2011, strategists recommend investors boost allocations to ride the wave.

  • The man who coined the term BRIC told CNBC Thursday that investing in China remains a solid bet, particularly if the Asian nation takes definitive steps to spur consumer spending.

  • ConocoPhillips CEO Jim Mulva said that oil prices could reach $90 in the next couple of years based on the demand in emerging markets.

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    What if Sitka, Alaska, could sell its water to those people or entites in the arid parts of the world? That would give the town a healthy revenue and put water where it's desperately needed. That’s

  • Isn’t that a contradiction in terms? Maybe not with this stock, Cramer said.

  • Fast-food stocks such as McDonald’s and Yum Brands are trading at all-time highs, so should investors get bullish on the sector? David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, discussed his outlook.

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    Orders to U.S. factories managed a slight gain in July as a surge in demand for commercial aircraft helped offset widespread weakness in other areas.

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    The decline of the Western economic model will bring about hyperinflation and decades of painful readjustment, Egon von Greyerz, founder of gold investment intermediary Goldswitzerland.com told CNBC Thursday.

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    India's security agencies are testing ways to access corporate email on Blackberry devices by obtaining encrypted data in a readable format, a government source said on Thursday.

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    As an assistant attorney general for New York State, Christopher Wheeler used to spend most of his time arguing in courtrooms in New York City.

  • Key emerging markets now have the financial firepower to offset lower exports to the developed world through home-grown consumption, according to HSBC.

  • The Carbon Challenge - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    I have noticed that Apple delivers many familiar products and services in formats that are much lower in carbon content than the ones they replace, so maybe it can deliver an app that solves the problem of climate change and an energy inefficiency.

  • The West is only half the way through a 20-year secular downturn that will not end until the children of the US baby boomers begin to flex their financial muscle in about 10 years time, according to Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital.

  • The Indian firm is not the first microlender to go public but there has long been debate over whether social enterprises should be turned into giant commercial operations., reports The New York Times.

  • This stock has struggled as of late, but Cramer thinks it will rebound.

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    The Indian rupee joined the U.S. dollar, the British pound, the euro and the Japanese yen on Thursday when it got its very own symbol. The NYT reports.