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  • Waiting on Abe's reform Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 12:07 AM ET
    Waiting on Abe's reform

    Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets, says markets are giving Japanese authorities the benefit of the doubt at the moment, but reforms need to start happening in the country.

  • Santelli eyes trade deficit Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:46 AM ET
    Santelli eyes trade deficit

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how a narrowing in the nation's trade deficit is a good sign for the energy complex.

  • June trade deficit $34.22B vs. $44.10B in May Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    June trade deficit $34.22B vs. $44.10B in May

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the shrinking numbers on international trade and weighs in on what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets.

  • Time to bet on Chinese exporters: Goldman Sachs Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:06 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs recommends gaining exposure to China'e export sector since it is set to benefit from a turnaround in the global economy, in particular a revival in the U.S. economy.

  • China, EU reach deal on solar prices Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 12:53 AM ET
    The boat's top deck is covered in 5,554 square feet solar panelling.

    China and the European Union defused their biggest trade dispute on Saturday with a deal to regulate Chinese solar panel imports and avoid a wider war in goods from wine to steel.

  • Spanish export growth boosting employment: pro Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
    Spanish export growth boosting employment: pro

    Miguel Cardoso, research head economist for Spain at BBVA, explains that job creation in Spain originated from big improvements in services and exports.

  • TPP: A game changer for Japanese & US firms Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 8:45 PM ET
    Japan joining the TPP is a gamechanger for US companies: Pro

    Tami Overby, Vice President, Asia, US Chamber of Commerce explains why Japan's move to join the TPP negotiations is a win-win for both Washington and Tokyo.

  • Does Abe's strong mandate mean TPP inclusion? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 8:36 PM ET
    Does Abe's Strong Mandate Mean TPP Inclusion?

    Tobias Harris, Author of "Observing Japan", discusses what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to do to push through with joining the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

  • Portugal should concentrate on exports: pro Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Portugal should concentrate on exports: pro

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief southern European economist at Barclays, says Portugal does not have "many choices" and that exports are the key issue as domestic demand growth should remain negative.

  • Trade of the day: peripheral spreads to widen? Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 5:33 AM ET
    Trade of the day: peripheral spreads to widen?

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • US blames China for breakdown in trade talks Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:06 PM ET
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    The United States blamed China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at eliminating tariffs on a new generation of technology products and everyday consumer electronics.

  • Trade of the day: prepare for September tapering? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 5:51 AM ET
    Trade of the day: prepare for September tapering?

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • The internationalization of the renminbi Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:09 PM ET
    The internationalization of the renminbi

    Simon Constantinides, Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, discusses the bank's latest report on the yuan's role in settling cross-border business.

  • Trade of the day: stay cautious on copper prices? Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 5:39 AM ET
    Trade of the day: stay cautious on copper prices?

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • Why the US doesn't want a level-playing field Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Why the US doesn't want a level-playing field

    Morris Reid, managing director at BGR Group, explains why the EU-U.S. trade talks will be "extremely good" for the U.S., but how it will try to keep its "edge" when it comes to the financial sector.

  • Trade of the day: buy UK bonds? Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 5:31 AM ET
    Trade of the day: buy UK bonds?

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • Can the euro zone grow this year? Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Can the euro zone grow this year?

    Robin Bew, chief economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit, says that the euro zone can only hope for "stabilization" this year and explains why he is "extremely pessimistic" in the long-term.

  • Prospects for US-China Bilateral Treaty Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:42 PM ET
    Prospects For The US-China Bilateral Treaty

    Eswar Prasad, Senior Fellow from the Brookings Institution, says China now appears to be showing a higher degree of confidence in its business dealings with the U.S.

  • Flat Chinese trade is not main worry: pro Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Flat Chinese trade is not main worry: pro

    Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, says that Chinese trade is flat but that the main worry is the country's "inability" to finance its "investment boom".

  • Initial Jobless Claims Up 16,000 to 360,000 Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    Initial Jobless Claims Up 16,000 to 360,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down this week's unemployment numbers and June's import prices, which fell 0.2 percent. And, Bob Brusca FAO Economics, weighs in on the data and what it indicates about the health of the economy.