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  • US Senators Raise Heat on Murdoch Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 3:21 AM ET
    News Corp

    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.

  • Berlin Insists on Euro Zone Austerity Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:56 AM ET
    eu building brussels

    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 In Talks To Sell Vertu To Permira Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 5:51 AM ET
    Nokia Lumina 900

    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 Funds Bet Against Euro Zone Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 5:50 AM ET
    Francois Hollande, Socialist Party (PS) candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, speaks in a gymnasium during a visit on January 29, 2012 in Paris, during the traditional Chinese New Year festivities in the French capital.

    Hedge fund managers make for unlikely supporters of François Hollande, the French socialist presidential candidate, the Financial Times reports.

  • Fed Commission Report Marks Google Low Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 4:51 AM ET
    Google

    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.

  • Sell in May & Go Away?     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Is it time for investors to trim assets as the month of May approaches? Robert Arnott, Research Affiliates chairman provides insight into the market's outlook and offers investment advice on how to trade in these markets.

  • Cramer: Don’t Thank the Fed for Market's Rally Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 6:07 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The markets may have rallied Wednesday, but don't think it's all thanks to comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

  • Hollande Seeks Wider EU Fiscal Pact Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 5:03 AM ET
    Francois Hollande, Socialist Party (PS) candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, speaks in a gymnasium during a visit on January 29, 2012 in Paris, during the traditional Chinese New Year festivities in the French capital.

    François Hollande, the French Socialist presidential candidate, is not seeking to unpick the European fiscal pact but wants to complete it with tools to promote economic growth, one of his senior advisers signalled on Tuesday. The FT reports.

  • Trader's View of the Market     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.

  • Cramer: Don’t Blame Europe for Wall Street Losses Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 7:42 PM ET

    A lot of times, it’s futures trading that’s driving the market down, he said.

  • IMF Sees Banks Deleveraging by $2.6 Trillion Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 2:09 AM ET

    A drastic contraction of European bank balance sheets during the next 18 months could jeopardise financial stability and economic growth in Europe and beyond, according to forecasts from the International Monetary Fund. The FT reports.

  • Gartman on Spain's Bond Auction & Oil Futures     Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss their thoughts on Chesapeake Energy. The stock is down 21% year-to-date. Also, Dennis Gartman, The Garman Letter, weighs in on the Spanish bond auction tomorrow and how it could impact oil futures and the U.S. dollar.

  • Reaction to Obama's Oil Speculator Clamp Down     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 11:35 AM ET

    The CNBC news team highlights the President's address on curbing energy speculators in the market, with reaction from the trading floor and CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

  • Trader's Outlook on the Markets: Eye on Spain     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • Spanish Monarchy Faces Jumbo Crisis Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 10:21 AM ET
    Spain

    Public disenchantment with Spain’s rulers deepened at the weekend when it emerged that King Juan Carlos was hunting elephants in Botswana weeks after saying he could not sleep because of youth unemployment in an increasingly grave economic crisis.

  • EU Seeks New Curbs to Cap Bank Bonuses Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 2:22 AM ET
    E.U.

    Bankers’ bonuses across Europe would be capped at no more than their fixed salaries under strict new curbs sought by senior lawmakers in response to continued public anger over financial sector pay. The FT reports.

  • Where Has All the Trading Gone? Volume Hits 4-Year Low Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 1:22 PM ET
    NYSE trader

    It’s one of the biggest mysteries on Wall Street. How can stocks be in their fourth year of a bull market and trading activity be so low?

  • With employees hogging the Internet networks at work with heavy video and audio files unrelated to their jobs, more companies like Procter & Gamble are shutting off streaming sites or limiting access. USA Today reports.

  • Morgan Stanley Tries to Stave Off Ratings Cut Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 2:53 AM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    James Gorman, Morgan Stanley’s chief executive, has been in discussions with Moody’s in an attempt to maintain its credit ratings and stave off a downgrade that could diminish the bank’s ability to buy the rest of Citigroup brokerage Smith Barney, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Last Call: The Future Looks Bright For JPM Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 10:15 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.

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Commodities

  • Gold fell to its lowest level as a stronger dollar outweighed any safe-haven demand from lower equities and heightened tensions over Ukraine.

  • Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, Calif.

    Brent crude held below $103 with unrest in Libya balanced by concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries.

  • The gold rush begins at the beach for Folkestone Triennial Public Art Project

    Hundreds of treasure hunters descended on the U.K's seaside town of Folkestone over the weekend in search of gold bullion.