*Market keeps an eye on standoff over Syria. SINGAPORE, June 18- Brent crude futures were barely changed around $105, holding not far off their strongest level in 10 weeks on mounting tensions in the Middle East, as investors remain cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.» Read More
Fears that the euro zone’s firewall will prove insufficient to shield Spain and other embattled countries against the effects of a possible disorderly Greek exit from the currency union hit European financial markets on Monday.
A check on the latest market moves, with Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage senior market strategist; and CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the direction of metals and energy in the commodities markets.
Jeff Weiss, Tejas Securities Group chief technical analyst, discusses what's moving the markets this morning and bringing the S&P back from its recent decline.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports JP Morgan shares are down almost 7% in after-hours trading; Yahoo's CEO says he didn't provide the company with a resume; and shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals soar as an FDA advisory panel approves its obesity drug.
The ongoing economic climate has resulted in hedge fund managers adopting such similar approaches to investment that if the economy turns unexpectedly against investment strategies held by the majority, most hedge funds will end up taking bit hits, prominent hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry wrote in an op-ed in the Financial Times on Thursday.
As shares in Bankia slid further away from their listing price on Wednesday, questions were being asked about the wisdom of having created and floated the Spanish lender in the first place.
Ask senior EU officials whether enough has been done to stem the two-year-old euro zone debt crisis, and many point to the number of new rules and institutions they argue would have been unthinkable before the upheaval. The FT reports.
The elections in France and Greece tell us that austerity fatigue has set in. This is not surprising. For many countries no plausible exit exists from depression, deflation and despair. The FT reports.
In the final weeks of the 2010 US midterm elections, Steven Law began to single out vulnerable Democrats in Congress from the Washington headquarters of American Crossroads, the Republican campaign group. The FT reports.
A fear trade amid high volatility, with the Fast Money traders.
Real estate prices dipped this year because of reduced mortgage availability and market inertia caused by heavy regulation.
Violent confrontations between Somali pirates and merchant ships’ armed guards could become more common as some shipping companies have reduced ship speeds through the highest-risk area to save on fuel, maritime experts have warned.
Plans to give shareholders more power over boardroom pay will be given centre stage in the Queen’s Speech, as highly paid executives face another week of lambasting from shareholders, the Financial Times reports.
Repairing the economy and regulating banks is “the biggest challenge the Bank [of England] has faced for decades,” Sir Mervyn King said on Wednesday in a speech in which he conceded for the first time he should have “shouted from the rooftops” about risks before the financial crisis.
Two Democratic senators have turned up the political pressure on News Corp, reviving questions about whether a scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspapers could jump across the Atlantic. The FT reports.
CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on 4 stealth stocks on the move, and an update on gasoline futures, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
The euro zone must stick to its austerity-led recovery plan, Germany’s finance minister insisted on Monday, signalling Berlin’s limited appetite for the more growth-oriented policies advocated by some other European leaders. The FT reports.
Nokia is in advanced talks to sell the world’s most expensive mobile phone brand to Permira, the private equity group, as the Finnish company looks to dispose of non-core assets to help turnround its devices division, the Financial Times reports.
Hedge fund managers make for unlikely supporters of François Hollande, the French socialist presidential candidate, the Financial Times reports.
The lone engineer who was blamed by Google for its most controversial breach of online privacy told others in the company far more about the affair than Google has previously disclosed, according to the results of a damning US regulatory investigation released over the weekend. The FT reports.
If US becomes energy independent, what will that mean for China? Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, weighs in.
Gold fell on Tuesday for a second straight session as muted physical demand weighed on prices.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at three stocks to watch tomorrow, including Adobe, which reports earnings tomorrow. The bidding war for Sprint-Nextel continues between Dish Network and Softbank.