Wall Street is increasingly concerned a tumble in commodity prices and the latest sales numbers from Caterpillar portend a further slowdown in China.» Read More
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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.
Asian stocks rose for the first time in three days on Thursday as U.S. housing data fueled optimism about the world's largest economy, while the yen was pressured by expectations that Japan's new political leaders will favor a weaker currency.
If market swings are giving you indigestion you’re surely going to need an antacid after you hear this!
The Baltic Dry Shipping Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, surged over 20 percent to trade at the highest level in six months. Is it still an accurate measure? Doug Mavrinac, maritime group research head at Jefferies and Natasha Boyden, managing director of Cantor Fitzgerald shared their insights.
The key to competing globally consists of using the natural and unnatural advantages your country has to go up against other nations.
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The developing theme is that China and others are experiencing slower growth due to the slowdown in Europe. With that theme, there are articles circulating about the drop in commodity prices signaling a global slowdown.
Global manufacturers struggling with life-or-death pressures to control costs are finding that the legions of low-wage Chinese workers they rely on have limits.
A Chinese supercomputer has been ranked as the world’s second-fastest machine, surpassing European and Japanese systems and underscoring China’s aggressive commitment to science and technology. The NYT reports.
Asian markets ended the Monday session mixed with Tokyo and Seoul shrugging off a downgrade of Spain's credit rating while China shares booked sharp losses, hit by concerns over further tightening measures.
Hong Kong’s notoriously volatile property market has emerged virtually unscathed by the credit crunch... Instead of fretting about underwater mortgages and defaults, the Hong Kong government is attempting to cool the market.
Asian stocks surged out of the gates on Friday, after China's denial that it was reviewing its euro bond holdings prompted an impressive rally on Wall Street where the Dow jumped nearly 3 percent to close back over the 10,000 mark.
The wild swings in equity markets make for a rough ride but they offer opportunities for investors to buy stocks on the cheap, advised Norman Chan, chief investment officer of Banyan Asset Management.
Beijing says they're not concerned about Europe's debt. But how long can that possibly last?
Investors are at wits end trying to determine if recent weakness is nothing more than a correction or if it signals a sea change in business prospects. How should you position?
Stocks jumped at the open and kept climbing on Thursday, following the previous session's late-day selloff. Can the markets hold the gains until the close? Christopher Hobart, CEO and founder of Hobart Financial Group, and Tyler Vernon, chief investment officer at Biltmore Capital, offered their insights.
China's BYD and Germany's Daimler are creating a 50-50 "research and technology" joint venture to "develop" electric cars in China. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns a 10 percent stake in BYD and Buffett has personally promoted the company.
I thought I understood how dire things were in Europe. Then I saw it explained by Clarke and Dawe. Troubling.
Market opportunities are plenty but resist temptation and wait for prices to fall further, says Beat Lenherr, chief global strategist at LGT Capital Management.