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  • 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.

  • Asian equities were marginally higher on Monday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in Sunday's upper house elections signaled a green light for future monetary stimulus.

  • Yen up ahead of Japanese election Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    The dollar fell against the yen in late trade on Friday as investors adjusted positions before Japan's upper house elections on Sunday.

  • Gold rises to a one-month high on Fed reassurance Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Gold rose on Friday to notch its second weekly gain after many investors were soothed by the Federal Reserve's assurance this week that it will be careful in tapering its economic stimulus.

  • US oil ends at $108, narrows spread with Brent Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    U.S. crude briefly traded at a premium to the global benchmark Brent on Friday for the first time since October 2010, ending the session only modestly lower.

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