TOKYO, Sept 22- The dollar hovered near six-year highs against the Japanese yen on Monday, underpinned by expectations the world's biggest economy will see the start of its rate-tightening cycle sooner-than-expected.» Read More
The yield of 30-Year Treasurys could be about to reverse its 20-year decline if it goes through 5 percent, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.
The European Summit kicked off Friday with Greece's mounting debt and deficit problems at the head of the conference agenda.
Commodities are still a great place to invest, while some currencies also offer value and investors should stay away from US stocks and bonds, Jim Rogers, chairman of Jim Rogers Holding, told CNBC Thursday.
Famed investor Jim Rogers says adding more to U.S. debt to combat the economic crisis is like telling Tiger Woods the solution to his problems is getting another girlfriend.
The swathe of UK companies facing bankruptcy could jump to twenty times the current amount as banks and rising interest rates squeeze available capital, Jon Moutlon, founder of Better Capital, told CNBC.com.
Latvia's economy shed 19 percent of its value in the third quarter compared with a year earlier, the country's statistics agency said Wednesday, highlighting the woes in the European Union's worst economy.
The Federal Reserve's interest-rate tightening policy will rely on a lot of talk and selling some assets before any actual hike in rates, Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks face a potential "melt down" because of the concerns raised by Dubai World's debt problems, but stocks could also "melt up" if the issue is resolved, Marshall Gittler, international chief strategist at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, told CNBC.
The world may be focused on the debt crisis that has submerged the emirate of Dubai, but in Europe investors are also watching the situation unfolding in Greece and whether it could be the next shoe to drop.
Nassim Taleb, the author of "The Black Swan", said he would retire from public life if Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gains a second term at the helm of the central bank.
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The dollar is set to strengthen from its current base and could rebound toward 78.50 points if the trend higher is confirmed, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC Tuesday.
Russia's public image has been seriously tarnished over recent months, with accusations of corruption, human-rights abuses and fraud becoming commonplace.
The dollar's slide lower against the yen shows no sign of letting up and it could push toward 80 yen, which the pair would not have seen since 1995, Royce Tostrams, Technical Analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC.
The U.S. will need to eventually enact national value added tax in order to raise revenue and decrease its deficit, Paul Donovan, MD & deputy head of global economics at UBS, said Thursday.
The worsening state of Britain's balance sheet means the country should be stripped of its 'great' title, as the British public are "sleepwalking" into major spending cuts, Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, told CNBC.
UK shoppers still hear the same Christmas classic tunes, but the bright signs screaming “sale, sale, sale” aren’t what they had expected. The deals of Christmas-past are distant memories as inventory cutbacks are in full swing.
The asset-price rally is running out of momentum and will soon crack, which could lead to a 30 percent correction in oil and a 20 percent correction in stocks, Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, told CNBC.com.
The dollar will continue its decline at a “gentle rate,” the Nikkei 225 should be avoided, and the food sector is well-placed to join the mining industry and move the markets, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.
European heads of states appointed Baroness Catherine Ashton as the European Union's foreign-policy chief, the so-called first EU Foreign Minister, Thursday evening.
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