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  • China April industrial profits rise 9.6% on-year

    Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research, explains that there are structural and cyclical stories behind China's April industrial profits data.

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    Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.

  • Japan's core machinery orders rose for a second straight month in November in a sign that companies may gradually increase capital spending, but uncertainty over the global economy could continue to pressure the Bank of Japan to ease policy.

  • Workers assemble sedans at the Dongfeng car factory in Wuhan, China.

    Manufacturing activity in Asia expanded in December as China's economy showed signs of revival but export demand was uneven, pointing to further sluggish growth for the region, business surveys suggest.

  • Why Inflation in China Will Raise Its Head Again

    China’s October Inflation numbers came in below expectations, proving to be of little concern to the country’s policymakers at the moment, but economists warn the inflation rate could double by mid-2013 as growth in the world’s second largest economy gains momentum.

  • Jim Cramer

    Jim Cramer, host of “Mad Money,” explains why stocks didn’t fall as far as they could have.

  • Check out the “Mad Money” host’s “Game Plan.”

  • The top executive talks to Cramer about the company’s quarter.

  • The U.S. economy has a ways to go, but Cramer thinks it will be the first world economy to bounce back.

  • Caterpillar

    Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy machinery, is sticking to its full-year sales projections for China despite signs of a slowdown in the second quarter.

  • The "Fast Money" traders highlight U.S. companies benefiting from pricing power that comes with a weak U.S. dollar.