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  • Jim O'Neill

    Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

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    The U.S. Senate voted 73 to 27 on Thursday to wipe out billions of dollars in support for the U.S. ethanol industry.

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    Cummins Chief Executive Tim Solso told CNBC Thursday the United States lacks a qualified workforce with the kinds of technical skills he needs for his engine-making business.

  • Beijing, China

    The U.S. economy continues to expand, but the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — are showing a moderation in economic activity.

  • Paris Air Show 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    The aviation industry is in recovery mode, but a lot depends on  whether positive forecasts for 2011 and 2012 pan out. The Paris Air Show in  late  June will shed some light on that.

  • The United States lacks a "fundamental strategy" for being the "most innovative, the most productive, the most competitive country on Earth," former General Electric chairman Jack Welch told CNBC Monday.

  • Celanese’s integrated chemical complex in Nanjing, China.

    With gasoline prices still stubbornly high, a new fuel from an old source could keep America moving more cheaply in the near future.  It's coal-based  ethanol and Celanese is making a big bet on it.

  • Indonesia’s low debt levels and strong growth potential has made the country a choice destination for investors, prompting financial firms like Deutsche Bank to compare the economy to Brazil’s in the 1990s.

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    The killing of Osama bin Laden was a fine CIA and Navy SEAL operation but unless it breaks OPEC's monopoly on oil the U.S. and its allies are still far from secure, warned former Central Intelligence Director James Woolsey.

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    This week will be chockablock with central bank meetings. Here's how to trade them.

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Investors have looked for signs of a credit bubble in Brazil in recent months, putting pressure on the country’s financials, though that could now be changing. 

  • Buy Brazil Bank Bounce?

    Underperforming Brazilian banks bounce on UBS upgrade, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com.

  • Wheat field

    When the Chinese came looking for more soybeans in Uruaçu, Brazil, last year, they inquired about buying land — lots of it. Now some in Brazil are beginning to see those purchases as a problem.

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    The first thing they tell you at Akamai is that the Internet is constantly under attack. At every minute, somebody somewhere in the world is trying to hack into a website, shut it down, or steal valuable information from it.

  • A front-end bucket loader moves coals into a coal hauling truck in an open pit coal mine in Chifeng of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

    Peabody Energy is profiting from increasing demand for coal in China, India and other emerging nations, Chief Executive Gregory Boyce told CNBC Friday.

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  • Russia

    Following huge losses for the Russian market in 2008, investors have eyed stocks in Moscow skeptically and refused to give them the same rating as those in other BRIC members, Brazil, India and China according to Roland Nash, the chief investment strategist at Verno Capital.

  • **FILE** Rows of heavy Caterpillar equipment sits ready for shipment at the Caterpillar plant in Decatur, Ill.,in this April 20, 2007 file photo. For American companies with operations that stretch overseas, the slumping dollar has become a fiscal life preserver amid slower domestic economic growth and waning sales. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, file)

    Global infrastructure projects are up and so are Caterpillar sales, Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Caterpillar's Blowout Quarter

    A look at the construction equipment manufacturer's blowout earnings and future growth plans, with Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO.