NEW YORK— U.S. stock futures are edging higher Monday as more companies report their first quarter earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures rose seven points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 16,350 as of 9:02 a.m. Eastern time.» Read More
The value of assets managed by the private equity industry globally continued to rise last year, hitting a record $3 trillion despite financial market turmoil and sluggish economic conditions. The FT reports.
Hedge funds remain cautious and defensive after largely sitting out the rally in the US stock market since the start of June, contributing to the lowest US stock market trading volumes since 2007, the FT reports.
The world’s top business leaders are using their visit to the London Olympics to raise tough questions about the coalition’s management of Britain’s stagnant economy and the country’s vulnerability to a euro break-up, the Financial Times reports.
Germany’s finance minister ruled out making more concessions to help Greece, on the eve of talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who has urged euro zone leaders to act, the FT reports.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Ben Lichtenstein of TradersAudio.com.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the latest EIA data on natural gas inventories.
News Corp stock is slipping ever so slightly on low volume following the announcement that criminal charges have been brought against eight key figures in the never-ending phone hacking scandal, Yahoo Finance reports.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports that half the nation's corn crop is in poor or very poor condition, which could send corn prices trading in the double digits. Mike Hart, independent commodities trader, offers insight.
How can investors make money in this market? Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist, and Jason Pride, Glenmede director of investment strategy, offer investment strategies and discuss what's driving U.S. and European markets, ahead of the opening bell.
After three months of relentless attention on the economy, Mitt Romney will shift the focus of his campaign this week to foreign policy with a major speech and an overseas trip to three countries, the Financial Times reports.
Bold plans to sweep away a culture of short-termism in the City, which has been blamed for undermining company performance and reducing investor returns, will prove difficult to enact, some company bosses and asset managers warned. The Financial Times reports.
Michelle Girard, RBS senior economist, weighs in on the markets, ahead of the opening bell, including yields on Spanish 10-year bonds rising above the 7.5% level.
Warren Meyers, DME Securities takes alook at what traders will be keeping an eye on before the market's open.
French residents with assets valued above 4 million euros ($4.9 million) will pay more than double what they had expected in wealth taxes this year, after the country’s parliament voted through an emergency measure to raise €2.3bn for the cash-strapped government, the Financial Times reports.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with William "Porter" Boggess, Monongahela Capital Management on restoring faith in trading futures, and weighs in on the "truth" in securities law.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Scott Shellady, Trean senior vice president.
There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.
Pimco has doubled the size of its flagship exchange traded fund in less than two months, hitting $2 billion in assets as performance of the Total Return Fund ETF outpaces the far larger mutual fund on which it is based. The FT reports.
Investors are, in effect, paying half a dozen countries for the privilege of lending them money in the short term following the recent European Central Bank rate cut and a flight by investors to perceived havens, the FT reports.
Barclays, one of the world's biggest commodities traders, is planning to exit large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business in a move expected to be announced this week.
Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and Carol Roth, CNBC Contributor, discuss the implications of delaying the Keystone pipeline.
The government's delay of the 1,700 mile Keystone XL pipeline has some lawmakers focused on possible political fallout, reports CNBC's John Harwood.