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Robin Knight

Associate News Producer


  • Innovation in the U.S. has been stagnant for ten years and the government isn't doing enough to boost the sector, which is risking the economic recovery, Edmund S. Phelps, professor of political economy at Columbia University, told CNBC Friday.

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    Job creation should be put at the heart of the economic recovery plan as the negative impact of high unemployment is worsening, a report by the research arm of the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.

  • The sovereign debt crisis, wrecking havoc on some periphery euro zone member states, could turn out to be a positive for many core European counties, Karen Olney, chief European equity strategist at UBS, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Beach

    Asia will make up one third of the global travel market by 2020 and the industry must adapt to its new-found consumers, according to a report from Oxford Economics Thursday. 

  • Shanghai

    Investors can get exposure to the Chinese economy with fast growing, small-cap companies with strong balance sheets such as China Metal Recycle and Sinoref Holdings, Brook Mcconnell, president of South Ocean Management, told CNBC.

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    The price of a barrel of oil would be closer to $10 if the commodity wasn't traded as an investment instrument, given the record-high levels of U.S. oil inventories, Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, told CNBC Monday.

  • The Federal Reserve is running the risk of replaying the disaster movie that led to the credit crisis by keeping monetary policy loose for too long, but there is still a serious risk of a double-dip recession, Stephen Roach, non-executive chairman at Morgan Stanley, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • An octopus named Paul sits on a box decorated with a Spanish flag and a shell inside on July 9, 2010 at the Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen, western Germany. Paul's task is to decide in favour of one of the shells hidden in boxes with the flags of the Netherlands and Spain to act thus as oracle for the upcoming final match of the FIFA Football World Cup between the two countries on July 11, 2010. Paul, the 'psychic' octopus, who had predicted well the result of six German matches earlier in the

    Paul the Octopus "pledged allegiance" to his home country England and its bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup Friday - by swimming onto a box marked "England."

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    There is disagreement over whether the New York Stock Exchange is giving signs of the much-feared Hindenburg Omen or not, but investors shouldn't place too much store in the crash indicator, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC.com.

  • The final day at the Farnborough Airshow and day two of the public event days.

    The Farnborough International Airshow saw the giants of the aerospace industry back on fighting form with Boeing and Airbus receiving major orders, but the threat of military spending cuts loomed large on the horizon.