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For three weeks in a row, banks have reduced their borrowing from the lending program that the Federal Reserve supplies emergency purposes.
Global stocks rose on Friday as confidence in a sustainable recovery grew. Experts tell CNBC to go long on recovery-focused stocks while shorting stocks which are prone to volatility because of news flow.
The political world has awakened to the reality that currencies matter and aid with stimulating exports. This is why something must be done to halt the weakness of the US dollar.
Global stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as upbeat economic data from the UK and Germany was offset by worse-than-expected data out of Sweden and Spain, leaving investors wary of chasing shares higher in light-volume trade. Experts tell CNBC they like financials, miners and China.
Stocks barely eked out gains on Wednesday despite catalysts that should have catapulted the S&P much higher. Is the next move, lower?
The Baltic Dry Index, not exactly a phrase that rolls off an investor's tongue, is signaling plenty of caution these days about the global economy.
South America, which boasts a range of basic resources and agriculture, is showing signs of rebounding from the global recession. But political uncertainty continues to plague the continent.
Global stocks were mixed Wednesday with Japanese stocks rising to 10-month highs after Wall Street posted its sixth consecutive gain overnight. U.S. stocks closed at new 2009 highs on Tuesday. But experts tell CNBC the rally on Wall Street is on shaky ground.
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With cheap loans, electricity and labor, Chinese companies are pulling ahead in the race to go solar, reports the New York Times.
Global shares were lower Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite leading the way downward as cautious remarks from Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao stirred concerns about the economic rebound in the country.
Stock markets will probably continue to rise as the world recovery has just begun and many investors who have been on the sidelines will finally jump in, investment officers and strategists told CNBC Monday.
Global stocks began the day higher, with Asian markets jumping more than 2 percent, lifting world shares to a 10-month high. Oil prices also climbed towards a 10-month peak and copper futures rose on hopes the global economic recovery is picking up steam.
With positive news popping up on a weekly basis, one might be tempted to think that gurus warning of doom and gloom are irrelevant. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Stocks could surf higher on a wave of late summer momentum in the week ahead, though volume should be extremely light. With earnings season over, there is a series of economic data focused on housing, consumer sentiment and manufacturing in the coming week.
Africa's investment fortunes are shifting, as the 'Dark Continent' becomes gradually less depended of its main trading partner, Europe, and attracts investor from fast-growing emerging countries.
Emerging markets were the shining light when the world entered recession last year, but even these developing economies have been struck by the global slowdown. But as China and India continue to grow and Japan exits out of a contraction, are emerging markets becoming the world's saving grace, and if so, how should investors be taking advantage of the opportunities there?
What a difference a year can make! In 2008 at the heralded Fed Jackson Hole meetings in the Grand Tetons, economists gathered to discuss the global economic picture and the troubled US financial system.
The current retreat has some wondering if this is a new bear market. It’s more an application of the Chinese strategy 19: Pulling the Firewood from Beneath the Cauldron. This cools the market back to a sustainable uptrend.
The bulls have regained the upper hand as markets look ready to settle into a real summer lull.