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With Greece roiling Europe and China's stock market crashing, there's only one safe place in the world to invest right now, Insana says.
Four issues facing world markets š Greece, China, Puerto Rico and a Fed rate hike — could add up to trouble for U.S. stocks, says Ron Insana.
The first thing to know about the Greece story is that it's not really about Greece.
Investors are too sanguine about a Greek exit from the euro zone, which could turn into a blood bath, Charles Dallara told CNBC.
"We're fighting on" to get a deal with Greece, the head of the Eurogroup Working Group tells CNBC.
The most unpopular man in Greece appears to have won enough votes to become a new member of the Greek parliament.
Call it hedge-fund shuttle diplomacy. Flights from New York and London to Athens are seeing a lot of hedge fund managers.
After more than a year of interest rates across Europe moving lower in lockstep, the last 24 hours show a breakdown.
There has been "clear improvement" in the economic situation in Europe over the past year, European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny told CNBC.
Early returns from the earnings season suggest that investors are slowly starting to buy into the scenario that better days lie ahead, unwinding some trades put on at the apex of market pessimism.
For the first time in recent years, policymakers don't have a major financial crisis to grapple with at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), which gets under way on Wednesday.
A fall in euro zone government bond yields, rallying regional equity markets and a stronger euro suggest that six months after Mario Draghi pledged to save the euro zone from collapse, the European Central Bank (ECB) chief appears to be winning his battle with financial markets.
Enough of the pessimism over the euro zone, says one analyst, who points out that the disaster scenarios anticipated by financial markets for the region have not played out, leaving the euro poised for a strong rally that could take it to $1.50 next year – a 17 percent gain from where it is now.
Asia’s economies may still be booming, but a worrying amount of private sector credit is laying the groundwork of the next financial crisis, according to a new research by Capital Economics.
Rather than wait for prosperous economic times to return to her native Portugal, Tatiana Almeida (26), educated to be a journalist, decided to leave and move to East Timor, a former colony in Southeast Asia, in search for opportunities.
Investors have been faced with major worries this year: the euro crisis, the U.S. "fiscal cliff", and China's slowdown—so it might seem counter-intuitive that markets just posted their best performance in five years.