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  • Hyundai Thinking Of You: But Will You Think Of Them? Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 10:12 AM ET

    Quick, when I mention Hyundai, what do you think? If it's along the lines of "well made cars for the middle and entry level markets" you are not alone. In fact, this reputation for solid but inexpensive cars has the Korean automaker at a crossroads.

  • Euro Stocks Likely to Drift Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 2:39 AM ET

    European shares are seen opening little changed on Friday after a four-day winning run, as markets look to the U.S. nonfarm payrolls data to cement expectations for a further cut in interest rates.

  • Telekom Austria Buys 70% Stake in MDC Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 6:42 AM ET

    The Austria Telekom group said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire a 70% majority stake in Belarusian Mobile Digital Communication, or MDC, for 730 million euros ($1.03 billion).

  • European Stocks Expected to Drop Ahead of Retail Data Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 2:32 AM ET

    European shares are seen opening slightly lower on Wednesday after two days of gains prompted by big banks disclosing the extent of the impact of a credit crunch on their results.

  • Earnings, U.S. Economy Dominate Markets Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 8:53 AM ET

    Good morning. As we begin the fourth quarter--traditionally the strongest--there are two topics on trading desks: 1) earnings season, and 2) to what extent the U.S. slowdown will spread to the global economy.

  • Record Coal Prices Hammer Power Generators Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 9:40 AM ET
    Coal Plant

    Record high coal prices and tight supply are piling the pressure on electricity generators already hit by soaring oil markets and high gas prices, industry players say.

  • Investment bank Goldman Sachs has slashed its forecasts for economic growth in the United States, Japan and Europe, joining numerous forecasters who are abruptly changing view since the start of a global credit crunch.

  • Kazakhstan Says Higher Oil Stake Not Key Goal Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 7:47 AM ET

    Kazakhstan said on Thursday that securing a bigger stake in the huge Kashagan oilfield was not its main goal in a row with the project's Italian-led consortium of Western oil majors.

  • Austria's OMV Makes Hostile Bid to Acquire MOL Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 9:10 AM ET

    Austrian oil and gas group OMV upped the ante in its battle to take over Hungary's MOL on Tuesday, telling MOL shareholders it would offer $20 billion if MOL's board agrees to negotiate.

  • EU Clashes with U.S. Over Airline Emissions Trade Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    The European Union will press ahead with plans to include aviation in its emissions trading system despite United States' efforts through a U.N. body to discourage it, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said on Friday.

  • Tommy Hilfiger Goes Upmarket Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | 4:03 PM ET
    Fall 2007 Fashion

    Grace Kelly and Jackie O are the two women Tommy Hilfiger sent down the runway yesterday. The collection of trench coats, silk knit dresses, tuxedo shirts and sport jackets referenced a glamorous 1950s-era wardrobe. Hilfiger said that his goal is to stay all-American in the sensibilities of the clothing but sell that polished American sportswear to a global market.

  • EU Ministers Back ECB on Credit-Crunch Actions Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    EU finance ministers gave the European Central Bank a thumbs-up on Friday for its efforts to combat a global credit crunch and said they hoped the damage to economic growth from market turmoil would be limited.

  • Euro-Zone August Inflation Drops to 1.7% Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 8:03 AM ET

    Inflation in the 13 euro nations was 1.7% in August, the European Union's statistical agency said Friday, lowering its earlier estimate of 1.8%.

  • CEEMEA: It Stands for Growth Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 3:23 PM ET

    Brazil, Russia, India and China offered huge opportunities to investors, but it looks like the new hot spots are in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • New Cadillac CTS: Will It Drive Customers Back? Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 10:15 AM ET
    2007 Cadillac CTS

    It's "prove it" time again for Cadillac. If you are into luxury cars, you might be thinking to yourself, 'wait, isn't it prove it time every 5 or 6 years for Cadillac?' Well yes, you are right. This time, while Cadillac is not hurting the way it was back in 2000 and 2001, but it is in need of a boost.

  • Nasdaq Chief Sees OMX Deal as Way to Eastern Europe Firms Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 7:34 AM ET

    Nasdaq Chief Executive Bob Greifeld said Wednesday that shareholders in Nordic bourse operator OMX would benefit from a linkup with the U.S.-based exchange, enabling the combined company to expand its business with Russian and eastern European companies.

  • Can You See Where This One Ends? Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 8:34 AM ET

    We had a great discussion on "Squawk Box Europe" this morning about clarity of vision -- as in do we now have a good understanding of the depth of this credit event?

  • Euro Zone Inflation Eases to Up 1.8% in July Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 5:07 AM ET

    Annual inflation in the 13-nation euro zone currency area eased to 1.8 percent in July to stay well within the European Central Bank's target area even though economists expect it to raise interest rates next month.

  • Nokia Warns 46 Million Phone Batteries Could Overheat Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 7:52 AM ET

    Nokia said it plans to replace 46 million batteries used in its phones that could overheat for free, but it will continue to negotiate with battery maker Matsushita over who would bear the costs.

  • RBS Team Says it has 3.25% Stake in ABN Amro Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 4:44 AM ET

    A consortium of European banks seeking to buy ABN Amro said on Tuesday it had increased its stake in the Dutch bank to 3.25%.