Articles by China

  • President Barack Obama's Speech at DNC [FULL TEXT]

    September 06 2012 11:11 PM EDT

    The full advance text of the president's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.

  • A model presents a creation from the Tadashi Shoji Spring 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week on September 6, 2012.
    Tadashi Shoji Spring 2013 Collection Travels East To West Along The Silk Road At New York Fashion Week

    September 06 2012 10:58 PM EDT

    Designer Tadashi Shoji presented his Spring 2013 collection inspired by a journey from West to East and back again along the modern silk road at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York on Sept. 6, 2012.

  • AUD/USD Has Some Room for Correction

    September 06 2012 4:47 PM EDT

    Bearish in August; Correction to Start September: The AUD/USD has been bearish sine finding a top at 1.0612 to during the first week of August. As we almost wrap up the first week of September, it has found support at 1.0166. The show of demand for Australian dollar against the US dollar comes after some a somewhat dovish RBA that does not change the expectation of a rate cut later this year and poor Australian data (poor GDP and employment). This reflects a strong correction at hand against the...

  • USD Index Threatens Bullish Trend Ahead Of NFPs, AUD Strength At Risk

    September 06 2012 4:24 PM EDT

    Although the Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index (Ticker: USDollar) is trading 0.15 percent lower from the open, the index appears to be holding the upward trending channel carried over from the previous month, and we may see the greenback consolidate ahead of the employment report as the fresh batch of data coming out of the U.S. raises the outlook for growth. In turn, we may continue to see a series of higher highs paired with higher lows on the shorter-term chart, and we would need to see a posi...

  • MTV VMAs Complete List Of Nominees, Expected Winners And What Time The VMAs Are On TV

    September 06 2012 4:06 PM EDT

    The MTV VMAs are one of the network's most popular nights of the year and this year looks to be no different with Katy Perry, Drake, Rihanna and Carly Rae Jepsen getting nominations. The host will be Kevin Hart.

  • Hong Kong Protesters Of National Education Wary Of Integration With Mainland China

    September 06 2012 3:21 PM EDT

    Despite 15 years of being in China's care, many in Hong Kong still prefer to keep the mainland at arm's length, especially on issues of identity and education.

  • China railway
    China To Boost Growth With $127B Of Infrastructure Spending

    September 06 2012 2:49 PM EDT

    China has unveiled plans to build dozens of new subway and inner-city rail transit links, data from the country's top economic planning agency show, in a new move to stimulate its slowing economy.

  • Oil prices firm ahead of Draghi comments

    September 06 2012 1:12 PM EDT

    Today will be mostly abut the outcome of the ECB policy meeting and Draghi's comments about the bond buying program as well as how large the draws will be in US oil inventories. The API repot last night showed a smaller than expected draw in refined products and a larger than expected draw in crude oil versus the consensus expectations. In overnight trading the market is already pricing in something bullish from the ECB meeting as global equities are higher across the board while most commodi...

  • Silver Market Recap Report 9/06

    September 06 2012 1:05 PM EDT

    Silver prices were unable to extend their longer-term rally during Wednesday's trading as they ended the session with a moderate loss. A late pullback in global equity markets and lukewarm commodity risk sentiment weighed on the silver market during today's session. However, rising market hopes for fresh easing measures from China, the US and the Euro zone provided some measure of support for December silver this morning.

  • Samsung: Facing Same China Abuse Charges As Apple, Can It Also Emerge Unscathed?

    September 06 2012 12:19 PM EDT

    Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) said shipments of its latest-version Galaxy S3 smartphone exceed 20 million, only six weeks after passing the 10 million mark. But a labor group asserted they're made in China under abusive conditions

  • General Motors Banking On Chinese Designed Chevy Sail To Push Indian Unit Out of Doldrums

    September 06 2012 12:18 PM EDT

    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is hoping its Chinese designed Chevrolet Sail can push its struggling Indian unit out of a sales doldrums.

  • Controversial 'Red Dawn' Remake To Premiere At Fantastic Fest

    September 06 2012 12:10 PM EDT

    The troubled remake of John Milius’ “Red Dawn” is set to premiere at Fantastic Fest. The film, which stars Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers”) tells the story of a group of teenagers who take to the hills of their Colorado town to fend off North Korean invaders.

  • Samsung Says 10M Galaxy S3s Sold In Only 6 Weeks

    September 06 2012 9:55 AM EDT

    Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) said shipments of its latest-version Galaxy S3 smartphone exceed 20 million, only six weeks after passing the 10 million mark. The announcement cements the South Korean electronics giant’s lead as the No. 1 seller in the Android OS sector.

  • Hillary Clinton and Xanana Gusmao
    Clinton Visits East Timor Signaling US Status As ‘Resident Pacific Power’

    September 06 2012 7:46 AM EDT

    While former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered a speech to the Democratic National Convention for President Barack Obama in Charlotte, North Carolina, Wednesday, his wife and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sipping her coffee at a bean-processing unit in East Timor, her fourth stop in an 11-day foreign tour.

  • Kindle Fire, Round 2: Amazon Prepares To Launch Again Into Lower-Cost Tablet Mob

    September 06 2012 6:10 AM EDT

    Ten months after betting the company on the success of the Kindle Fire, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos plans to redouble his effort Thursday when he displays its successor as well as new members of the Kindle e-reader line in California.

  • Sivakasi
    Sivakasi: Who To Blame For The Frequent Fire Accidents In India’s Largest Fireworks Industry Hub?

    September 06 2012 6:04 AM EDT

    Fire mishaps in India's biggest fireworks manufacturing hub of Sivakasi have been too frequent that the callous government approach in enforcing safety standards seems more shocking than the accidents themselves.

  • A man walks in front of a board showing stock market prices inside a brokerage in Taipei
    Asian Stocks Advance Before ECB Meeting

    September 06 2012 4:25 AM EDT

    Asian stock markets advanced Thursday as market participants awaited the European Central Bank (ECB) policy decision meeting later in the day.

  • Gold Standard To Be Reinstated Through The Back Door

    September 06 2012 3:48 AM EDT

    For the first time in over 30 years, talk of a return to the gold standard has become part of mainstream politics in the United States. Part of the official Republican policy adopted it at the recent Republican Convention and called for the commission to look at reestablishing the link between gold and the U.S. dollar. No doubt that plank was added to soothe supporters of Texas Congressman Ron Paul.

  • Apple iPhone 5 Reportedly Leaked Out Of Foxconn Caught On Video Booting Up iOS 6 Week Ahead Of Release Date

    September 06 2012 1:48 AM EDT

    Earlier this week, reports surfaced online saying that a video appeared at the IFA 2012 trade show in Berlin, which showed a handset, claiming to be a mockup of the fully assembled Apple iPhone 5. Quite obviously, the handset showed in the video was not active. But now, after a couple of days, another video has appeared which claims to show the iPhone 5 booting up iOS 6.

  • Petrol price
    Finance, Oil Ministries Push for Fuel Price Increase

    September 06 2012 12:21 AM EDT

    The finance and oil ministries are lobbying for an increase in prices of diesel, kerosene and LPG, warning cabinet colleagues that time is running out to avert a fiscal disaster and a sovereign credit downgrade to junk by global ratings agencies.