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  • The People's Daily Online Co. Ltd. website is displayed on a computer in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. People's Daily Online Co., which operates the website People.com.cn, plans to sell 69 million shares in an initial public offering in Shanghai, according to a prospectus published on the China Securities Regulatory Commission's website.

    Pricing the value of a state-run news provider's website is tricky business in China, especially for People's Daily Online. Caixin reports.

  • Jeffrey Gundlach

    Bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach is the voice investors may want to listen to as we begin 2012

  • When people lament the rising cost of a college education, they’re usually talking about tuition. Now,  an online resource for college students, has published  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.The priciest dorms are largely in New York and California, where a place to live has never been cheap.The dorm prices show that this sometimes overlooked higher education cost can not only exceed $13,000 per academic year, but in some cases it can almost equal the pric

    When people lament the cost of  college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.

  • Abu Dhbai

    The European debt crisis is worrisome but it is unlikely to pose a danger to major banks on the continent, Michael H. Tomalin, CEO of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, told CNBC.

  • People make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes happen on the job. Usually, the incident is corrected and the whole thing is forgotten within minutes. However, the workplace mistake is harder to ignore when the person who makes it is an architect. After all, when the teenager working the drive-thru window gives you a Quarter Pounder instead of a Big Mac, it causes a lot less trauma than when a 3,000 foot long suspension bridge collapses into the Puget Sound.In , the legendary American archite

    These mistakes are big, costly and spectacular. What are some of the more notable architectural failures in modern history?

  • Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    Commodity bull Jim Rogers says hedge fund managers such as Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates and Hugh Hendry of Eclectica, who have been shorting Chinese related stocks and credits, have got it wrong.

  • Apartments in China

    The recent slew of credit tightening measures and higher downpayment requirements for home buyers in China have begun to slow the country's red hot property market and that could lead to more small- and mid-cap Chinese property developers being taken private, presenting an opportunity for investors, according to Daiwa Capital Markets.

  • Shanghai Stock Exchange Building

    Foreign powerhouses from Unilever to HSBC are preparing for the launch of Shanghai's international board

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    India’s movie industry is the largest in the world in terms of ticket sales and movies produced. Click ahead to see who are Bollywood's top-earning celebrities.

  • Jackie Chan sightings in Paris at Le Grand Rex Cinema on July 25, 2010 in Paris, France.

    China may be a growing economic powerhouse, but its increasing prominence on the global stage has also seen a rise of Chinese stars in the West.

  • When it's hot, it's hot, but now it's not. So what does the 16 percent drop in Shanghai stocks this year mean for the U.S. stock market?

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    With China’s debut in international standardized testing, students in Shanghai have surprised experts by outscoring their counterparts in dozens of other countries, in reading as well as in math and science, according to the results of a respected exam. The NYT reports.

  • Stock markets could be set to stall if the dollar continues to strengthen, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • As commercial realty transactions start to pick up across the globe, now is the time to invest in that sector, Colin Dyer, Jones Lang LaSalle CEO, told CNBC on Friday.

  • A mother carries her son as she runs following the erupution of Mount Merapi, at Kaliurang village in Sleman, on October 26, 2010 near Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

    Mount Merapi, one of Indonesia's most dangerous volcanoes, which first erupted on October 26, has killed over 120 people and forced the evacuation of more than 200,000.

  • Models present the Chinese fashion house Aimer's spring-summer 2011 lingerie collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing on October 25, 2010.

    The eight-day show is now in its 13th year and has become a cornerstone event in the country's annual fashion calendar. Did Beijing impress? You decide.

  • When speaking of global growth, the buzzword in the markets is China. Although Chinese GDP has slowed in the past two quarters, the country has maintained an average growth rate of about 10.2% since 2006, far outstripping growth in most Western economies. Although global markets have recovered a portion of their losses since the lows in the wake of the global financial crisis, growth in emerging markets - and especially China – stands out over this period. Despite worries of a growing real-estat

    Here are the firms with the highest share price appreciation from market close on Dec. 31, 2008 through Jan. 12, 2011 on the Shanghai Composite Index.

  • Shenzhen Stock Exchange

    For years, Shanghai has been the undisputed king of China’s equity markets, vitalized by a steady stream of initial public offerings from the country’s biggest and best state-owned enterprises.

  • The Shanghai Composite, often a leading indicator in global markets' direction, is due for a consolidation, followed by a rebound, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC on Thursday.