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Gina Sanchez, founder, Chantico Global, explains why she remains positive on U.S. and European stocks despite what she views as a disconnect between fundamentals and market levels.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Willem de Vijlder, CIO of strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, explains why you should invest in real assets in a diversified way.
Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in lower.
The U.K. government has failed to deliver on its promise to significantly improve the economy and kick start growth, leader of the opposition Labour Party told CNBC.
The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, tells CNBC why another election in Italy would be bad news for markets.
Economist and former Finance Minister of Spain Alfredo Pastor makes the case that Spain is finally beginning its recovery.
Residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule in a referendum aimed at winning global sympathy as Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, results showed on Monday.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.
Goldman Sachs turned bullish on commodities on Monday, upping its near-term return forecast from 2 percent to 6 percent, despite renewed concerns about China.
Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euros rescuing its banks but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process.
As the conclave to elect a new pope begins Tuesday, the specter of financial scandal presents a challenge for Pope Benedict's XVI's successor. The NYT reports.
One in four Germans would be ready to vote in September's federal election for a party that wants to quit the euro, according to an opinion poll published on Monday that highlights German unease over the costs of the euro zone crisis.
One analyst has told CNBC that 2013 could well be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets traded lower on Monday as investors reacted to Italy's credit rating downgrade.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, tells CNBC that despite Italy's political uncertainty the signs are positive for the euro zone to be almost past its period of crisis by the end of the year.
European shares were lower in morning trade on Monday as investors reacted to Italy's credit rating downgrade.
Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, tells CNBC that a 'blow up' of the Italian yield could prove to be the big risk this week.
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