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Going Global: Why Dubai Is Middle East's Financial Hub

CNBC's Erin Burnett is in Dubai to report on what many consider the financial and trading center of the Middle East. Here's a selection of some of her reports.

An American in Dubai

Taking the pulse of American businesses in Dubai and a look at some of the hot sectors in the region, with Kim Childs, president of the American Business Group of Abu Dhabi.

Major Golf Destination

Dubai is building what is set to become one of the world's most prestigious residential golfing communities. David Spencer, CEO of Leisurecorp, and George O'Grady, CEO of the European PGA, discuss the venture.

Touring the Exchange

A tour of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, with Gary King, the exchange's CEO.

Investing in U.S. Housing

Mohamed Ali Rashed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar, says he's interested in U.S. homebuilders.

Islamic Finance

A discussion of the credit crunch, the economy and Islamic finance, with Nasser Hassan, chairman of Al-Shaikh Amlak.

Forging Partnerships

MGM Mirage is just one of the U.S. companies forming partnerships in the Middle East. Gamal Aziz, president of MGM Mirage's hospitality division, discusses his company's strategy.