U.S. bonds pared some losses on Friday, with investor caution revived ahead of the non-farm payrolls report, and turmoil continuing in Ukraine.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on Russia's overall economic position, in comparison to some European nations.
A run on European banks that would create systemic risks is still possible if a major financial institution gets into trouble, Brad Bourland, chief economist and head of proprietary investment at Jadwa Investment, warned in a CNBC interview.
Officials from top emerging market countries will discuss fledgling plans to set up a multilateral bank to fund projects in developing nations during upcoming Group of 20 meetings, a senior Brazilian government official said on Thursday.
As oil hit nine-month highs Thursday, “Fast Money” pro Tim Seymour took a longer view on the effects that would have in the consumer space.
Investors turning to the still-expanding BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China should be aware that these countries remain exposed to risks – including internal conflict and the impact of climate change – which could undermine their potential for attractive returns, a new report by global analysts Maplecroft warned on Monday.
Check out some of the billionaires from all over the world who have added a major sports team or two to their portfolios.
Unlike Greece, Portugal is a debtor nation that has done everything that the European Union and the International Monetary Fund have asked it to, in exchange for the 78 billion euro (about $103 billion) bailout Lisbon received last May. The NYT reports.
Information has become easier to steal over the Internet because employees can carry proprietary data around, The New York Times reports.
For all the struggles that Greece has gone through to satisfy its demanding lenders, Europe’s troubles are not going away, the New York Times reports.
Another batch of the riskiest mortgage-backed securities once owned by the American International Group are being auctioned off this week, according to two people familiar with the matter, a sale that would bring the insurance giant’s 2008 meltdown once step closer to a resolution.
China is scouring the world for alternative oil supplies to replace a fall in its imports from Iran, as it seeks to negotiate lower prices from Tehran, and has been drawing heavily on Saudi Arabia.
European financial stocks look more attractive during a “sweet spot” between market fears about a euro zone recession and liquidity coming into Europe's banking system, Bill O'Neill, chief investment officer of Merrill Lynch Wealth Managment for EMEA, told CNBC Monday.
Back from an investment-finding trip to Russia, trader Tim Seymour shared a few major themes he found.
Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management and Fast Money trader, discusses his recent trip to Russia and the best way to play the changing energy and technology markets there.
Emerging markets are well placed to weather the storm of the sovereign debt crisis currently engulfing the euro zone, and emerging economies are expected to grow by 5.3 percent this year and 6.1 percent in 2013, Pablo Goldberg, global head of Emerging Markets Research at HSBC, wrote in a report.
As many observers had expected, Russia and China used their veto privileges to block the latest attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council to take concrete measures to stop the bloodshed in Syria.
Iran has indicated that its threat to cut oil supplies to European states in order to pre-empt a European Union oil embargo that comes into effect in July may be only a symbolic one.
The Russia Forum, held in Moscow each February, brings together politicians and business leaders to discuss investing in this vast resource-rich country.
Investors are predicting that Portugal will be next in line after Greece to impose losses on bondholders as it struggles to meet the terms of a $103 billion bailout agreement struck with international creditors last May. The New York Times reports.
While the January rally in U.S. stocks may have looked good, investors would have found even more to like in foreign markets—especially in emerging economies.