SYDNEY, Sept 2- London aluminum climbed close to an 18- month high on Tuesday, sending Shanghai futures up more than two percent in a rally that traders and analysts said appeared momentum driven and had overshot fundamentals.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
The markets may have rallied Wednesday, but don't think it's all thanks to comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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.
A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading.
A lot of times, it’s futures trading that’s driving the market down, he said.
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.
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.
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.
A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.
It used to be common knowledge that bonds only cared about the Fed. Where did that trade go wrong?
Master of the S&P Howard Silverblatt explains how two groups are controlling the market right now.
Despite all that should be hurting gold, the precious metal has traded flat for the month. Is that a bullish sign?
Gold fell to its lowest level as a stronger dollar outweighed any safe-haven demand from lower equities and heightened tensions over Ukraine.
Brent crude held below $103 with unrest in Libya balanced by concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries.
Hundreds of treasure hunters descended on the U.K's seaside town of Folkestone over the weekend in search of gold bullion.