Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest news regarding the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. » Read More
Walter Isaacson, Tulane professor, and Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the relationship between the Chinese government and big American businesses such as Apple and Facebook. » Read More
China released third-quarter GDP figures on Friday showing the economy grew 6.0% from a year ago — the lowest in at least 27-1/2 years, according to Reuters records. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports. » Read More
Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas says he's overweight on China because earnings estimates in China have been "reasonably stable" and there's a "pretty large universe" for investors to choose from.
Philip Wee of DBS discusses the U.S.-China trade war and its impact on the yuan. He says China still wants the U.S. to roll back tariffs, but that doesn't seem to be on the cards.
An early look at the state of some Chinese businesses for the third quarter indicates many companies are still waiting for the worst to blow over.
Bo Zhuang of TS Lombard says he expects China's economy to grow at 5.8% for the fourth quarter of 2019. He says China is accepting lower growth rates in light of the trade war with the U.S.
Bernard Chan of the Executive Council of Hong Kong says the new housing measures announced by Chief Executive Carrie Lam may be a "silver lining" to the "crisis" that the city is in.
Timothy Horsburgh of Invesco says there may be steps forward and steps back, but the U.S. and China are "broadly" making progress.
U.S. government debt yields held steady Friday as investors digested Chinese data and new Brexit developments.
Andrei Agapi of S&P Global Platts says it's unrealistic for China to purchase $50 billion of U.S. agriculture products because that figure represents about two times as much as America can export overall.
Mathew Hodge of Morningstar says BHP's potash project is likely to be developed in a slow and incremental way. He also says potash has different growth drivers from iron ore, and that may not be a bad thing for BHP.
Sian Fenner of Oxford Economics says China will look to "piecemeal" stimulus measures to cushion the slowdown in growth. That may include RRR cuts and lowering of the prime lending rate, she says.
The broader market was also pressured by a decline in Netflix shares that led other Big Tech stocks lower.
Earlier this week, a package of housing initiatives was introduced and Chan says those measures are the first step to returning the city to "normalcy."
Pork prices have nearly doubled, and data show local production of the meat this year will likely fall a few million tons short of demand.
China's third-quarter GDP growth was the slowest in at least 27½ years, according to Reuters.
Asia Pacific markets mostly declined on Friday by the close, as China released worse-than-expected gross domestic product figures, impacted by Beijing's protracted trade conflict with the U.S.
What happens to the stock market if we get a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada before Thanksgiving and we see concrete results from negotiations with China? In that case, Cramer thinks think stocks will go much higher.