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  • Asian stocks retreat on caution over earnings season Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 3:08 AM ET

    Asian stocks declined on Thursday, as disappointing quarterly corporate earnings offset potential gains from positive global economic data.

  • Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    The Dow and S&P 500 finished in negative territory Wednesday as investors digested the latest batch of corporate earnings, while stronger-than-expected results from Apple helped limit losses on the Nasdaq.

  • Dollar rallies on signs of healthy recovery Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    The dollar rallied across the board on Wednesday, bolstered by a rise in U.S. Treasury yields that suggested the recovery in the world's largest economy was firmly on track.

  • Gold settles 1% lower at $1,319, on firm dollar Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Gold futures settled 1 percent lower at $1,319 on Wednesday, retreating from the previous session's one-month high, as gains in the dollar versus a basket of currencies

  • Europe shares close higher after 'encouraging' PMI data Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday after flash purchasing managers' index (PMI) data for the euro zone came in better than expected.

  • 'Great Rotation' from bonds to equities     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Anne Lester, senior portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, advises shifting money into equities as relative yields are much more attractive than in fixed income.

  • US growth is 'anaemic': pro     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Gina Sanchez, chairwoman and founder at Chantico Global, highlights that while many U.S. companies have reported forecast-beating profit, revenues have disappointed.

  • Asian stocks end mixed after disappointing China PMI Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Asian stocks closed mixed on Wednesday after HSBC's key survey of Chinese manufacturing activity fell to an eleven-month low in July, confirming signs of a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

  • Oil settles above $107 in volatile trading Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    U.S. oil settled modestly higher on Tuesday, after a day of volatile trading in the closely watched spread between international benchmark Brent and U.S. crude oil futures.

  • Stocks finished narrowly mixed in lackluster trading Tuesday, but the Dow posted a fresh closing high, as investors weighed a handful of upbeat earnings against a weak regional factory report.

  • Dollar broadly weaker, at 1-month low vs euro Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    The dollar was broadly weaker on Tuesday, falling to a one-month low against the euro in thin trading.

  • Earnings & the markets     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest market action, with Oliver Pursche, Gary Goldberg Financial Services; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold to $1,350     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold could be headed to $1,350 and analysts expect another draw on oil inventories.

  • Gold pushes higher in late trading Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Gold pushed above its settlement in afternoon trading on Tuesday, pushing toward $1,350, a day after the metal had its strongest one-day rally in more than a year.

  • US Treasurys lower after average 2-year auction Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 3:44 PM ET

    Treasurys prices stayed low on Tuesday after the U.S. government sold new two-year notes in an uneventful auction, the first sale in $99 billion of supply this week.

  • Europe shares close down after late sell-off Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    European shares pared earlier gains to close down on Tuesday, after a late session sell-off that traders attributed to concerns about possibly disappointing earnings from Apple.

  • China stocks lead Asia up on stimulus talk Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    China's benchmark stock index led Asia higher on Tuesday, as speculation grows that Beijing could take stimulus measures to boost a slowing economy.

  • Yen climbs post-election; Euro up on Portugal Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 5:18 PM ET

    The yen rose against the dollar for the first time in four sessions on Monday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a widely expected victory in elections for parliament's upper house.

  • US oil ends under $107; profit-taking halts rise Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    U.S. oil prices pulled back from last week's 16-month high on Monday as traders locked in profits from a blistering rally that briefly sent U.S. crude to a premium over Brent.

  • Gold settles more than 3% higher, Fed fears abate Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    Gold settled at $1,336 on Monday, surging nearly 3 percent as a breakout out above the $1,300 level triggered short covering.

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