For the past year, the turmoil in energy markets has been the biggest event in global financial markets, says David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
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.
The bulls pushed the Dow and S&P higher for the third day in a row on Thursday with financial stocks leading the way.
Asian markets have been the focus for many investors in the last few days as some say they are a leading indicator for the rest of the global markets. Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com shared their views and offered some investment strategies.
Despite falling 20% in just two weeks the Shanghai index is still up more than 50% so far this year. With the huge swings in China, how should you play stocks here at home?
The Obama administration today will announce that the US government's fiscal deficit will only be $1.58 trillion versus the $1.842 trillion that was forecasted in May. According to Bloomberg, the drop was due to the administration scrapped contingency plans to provide hundreds of billions of dollars in additional aid to the financial industry.
Chinese stocks rallied 4.5 percent overnight; other Asian markets also rebounded, but volume was seasonlly light.
Global stocks rose Thursday, with China's benchmark market making its second biggest gain this year. Experts tell CNBC another leg down in the markets is unlikely.
The recent sharp declines in China’s stock market have rattled global stock markets and raised concerns about a slowdown for the Asian powerhouse.
Bubbling oil prices are the stock market rally's new friend, for now.
The Dow jumped 150 points off the morning lows. Does this bullish reversal mean you should jump back in?
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Once again, stocks had a great opportunity to put together a down day...but so far have refused to do so.
As WaPo reports today, Democratic in-fighting over the White House's apparent shift away from the public option is a move that has riled progressives and threatened to derail the broader debate.
While most investment advisors are expecting a fairly substantial stock correction in the coming weeks, few are particularly frightened about the prospect.
S&P 500 rallies in a thin tape....the S&P 500 and its corresponding ETF popped about 6 points about 11:45 AM ET. Volume and price moved up just as the index hit 990, which was where it closed yesterday, so technicals are likely a factor.