Federal authorities have obtained confidential documents that shed new light on JPMorgan Chase's decision to hire the children of China's ruling elite. The New York Times reports.» Read More
Most Asian share markets struggled for traction on Tuesday, but Japan's Nikkei hit a fresh 9-month high and Australian stocks rose as hopes of a sustained recovery for the rich world encouraged investors to switch funds from emerging to developed markets.
The Group of 20 industrialized nations is on its way to obsolescence and the world is at a point where neither a single country nor a bloc of countries will be able to drive an international agenda, according to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, and Nouriel Roubini, chairman of Roubini Global Economics.
The price of oil is rising and it is unwise to dismiss this as a result of the increase in tensions in the Middle East. These political problems have added to the upside pressure, but the oil price uptrend had already been set. If, or when, the political problems are resolved, uptrend is expected to continue, according to the charts.
Three things you need to know about this week - what will the Bank of England do, what will Bernanke say and watching the currency wars.
Asian stocks were mixed on Monday after a higher open. Sentiment was supported by by a fall in the U.S. jobless rate which boosted stocks on Wall Street Friday.
Rumors that activist investor Carl Icahn may be interested in this stock, "DRJ" said options skyrocketed.
The Obama administration is discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately, turning over power to a transitional government headed by Vice President Omar Suleiman. The NYT reports.
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As violence has broken out in Egypt, concern has turned to the risk of the blocking of the Suez Canal or nearby pipelines, which could pose a threat to world energy supplies, the New York Times reports.
Japan's Nikkei average edged lower on Thursday, after posting the biggest jump in two months the day before, as worries over an escalation of violence in Egypt nudged investors towards safer assets, offsetting strong U.S. jobs data.
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Wednesday, Bruce Berkowitz, founder and portfolio manager of Fairholme Capital Management, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber, on why 10 percent of his assets are comprised in China.
Facing tough criticism over how U.S. and Chinese IPOs are handled, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld said Wednesday the standards are "identical." Also, check out what was said after the broadcast in web exclusive video.
Asian stocks jumped on Wednesday and the dollar sank as a surge in U.S. manufacturing and strong company earnings convinced investors to pile back into riskier assets despite turmoil in Egypt.
On the eve of the Lunar New Year festival, when Chinese flood train stations, bus terminals and airports to reunite with loved ones, one Chinese ministry is proposing that the government mandate closer families. The NYT reports.
Chinese consumers may have more spending power, but they also have less time to cook: a perfect recipe for the growth of fast food in China, where western and Asian chains are battling over the increasing appetite for restaurant meals. The FT reports.
In his new book, "THE NEXT DECADE: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going," Friedman predicts that, above all, America's power will be tested, and while the author says it will endure, it will require what he calls, "extraordinary skill of the decade’s Presidents to navigate turbulent waters and balance relationships."
Asian stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, led by shares in resource companies, as strong U.S. factory data and surging commodities prices offset fears that unrest in Egypt could spread elsewhere in the Middle East.
Spirits are running high before this week’s Chinese New Year holiday as prices of a popular grain liquor soar. The FT reports.
Inflation is starting to slow China’s mighty export machine, as buyers from Western multinational companies balk at higher prices and have cut back their planned spring shipments across the Pacific. The NYT reports.