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There is no favorable outcome in Syria at this point—only the least unfavorable—and even that will not likely be dictated by Washington.
Banks have been skipping along the yellow brick road, content in a fairytale landscape awash with quantitative easing. But the sky darkened last week, as the industry's best friend threatened to become a foe.
After taking some serious heat for remarks that suggested mothers can't be good traders, Paul Tudor Jones issued this apology.
Finerman responds to Paul Tudor Jones' comment that trading is difficult for mothers because connecting with a child is a "focus killer."
I was just at an interesting lunch with Garry Kasparov, the man who became the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. He held the title as the world's top player for 20 years before retiring to pursue other chess and non-chess related interests.
The deteriorating economic and political triggers in Europe appear likely to cause a bout of serious risk-off, Mike Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal said.
The least lucrative strategy for the investment banks and stockbrokers is "buy and hold" and it's the "buy and hold" investors who have made most of the money so far since those 2012 lows. Steve Sedgwick, Anchor at CNBC Europe writes.
Hank Greenberg, the former head of insurance giant AIG, tells CNBC about building AIG from a small domestic insurance company into the mammoth global player that it became.
The Iraqi government and Kurdistan authorities put together a deal that could see the Kurds resume oil exports to Iraq in return for a revision of the Iraqi 2013 budget.
U.S. intelligence failures can be attributed to a lack of cooperation among internal U.S. agencies. An increase in cooperation with external agencies simply isn't feasible.
Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.
The Boston Marathon bombings were a wake-up call to Americans who may have forgotten about spectacular terrorist attacks in a distant part of the world.
Venezuela's new president will govern as he thinks Chavez would have and oil and gas investors can expect a perpetuation of the status quo.
It's a big week for Carnival cruise lines and CEO Micky Arison -- they have to face shareholders and Congress is breathing down their neck. Is Arison up to the task?
While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.
It's too bad that over two days of congressional testimony this week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke wasn't asked an important question about Fed policy and deficits.
The symbolism was strong but America's trade results were weak as President Barack Obama visited East Asia right after his reelection last November, a year after his shift to a more comprehensive trans-pacific engagement.
Does it make sense to accuse the Fed and the ECB of spurring global currency wars when they are stimulating economic growth so that the U.S. and the euro area can lead the world to greater prosperity?
The best kept secret is that the Fed does more for the successful operation of the global business cycle than all the "talking shops" (G8, G20, and various U.N. agencies) combined.
Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley tells us which global stock markets could surprise us this year, and it may not always be a pleasant one.