*Copper futures slip after 1 pct gain in previous session. *Spot premiums at 600- 750 yuan/ tonne- analyst. SINGAPORE, April 18- Shanghai copper futures slipped on Friday after jumping the most in 2-1/ 2 weeks, but premiums in the spot market rose to their highest this year indicating growing demand in top consumer China.» Read More
Bill Gross, manager of the world’s largest bond fund for Pimco, has admitted that it was a mistake to bet so heavily against the price of US government debt.
Some European financial institutions should have taken bigger losses on their Greek government bond holdings in recent results announcements, according to the body that sets their accounting rules in a letter seen by the FT.
From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down the how and where to invest in gold.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares the largest oil play discovered in the last 40 years and the Squawk news team take a look at the issues on the Street today.
Short sellers and securities lenders have remained calm in spite of controversial short selling bans for bank stocks introduced in Europe this month, the FT says.
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A check on the market buzz from the floor ahead of the bell, with Michael Shea, Direct Access Partners managing partner.
Companies face a scramble to hire talented executives with Chinese experience to join their boards as the focus of UK business shifts increasingly towards the east, the FT reports.
Wall Street is on track to begin the week with a rally at the open, with Squawk on the Street's Melissa Lee & Jim Cramer.
Some of Britain’s biggest banks have begun quietly ridding themselves of billions of pounds of assets they have found difficult to sell following the financial crisis, moving them off their balance sheets and into staff pension funds, the FT reports.
Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.
Banking regulators should consider temporarily lowering capital requirements in an effort to boost the feeble supply of credit to the economy, according to a top official at the Bank of England, the FT reports.
There is an overreaction to problems in the financial sector and investors need to look at the fundamentals. Discussing the challenges facing the sector and whether it's time to buy bank stocks, with Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill, and Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.
All eyes are still on Europe. A preview on the morning's trading action before the opening bell, with Jeff Kilburg, Treasury Curve.
Star banker Todd Edgar and his team of nearly a dozen fellow commodities traders are to leave Barclays as part of a stream of cuts designed to shed overheads and put the UK bank on target to hit profit targets, reports the FT.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a look at the energy markets.
The Olympic Village has been sold to a Qatari-backed consortium for 557 million pounds ($906 million), in a deal that sets out the long-term development of one of the key assets of the Olympic Park.
US Treasury yields have fallen below a scenario used by the Federal Reserve to stress test banks, raising concerns about the financial sector’s resilience to the unusual interest rate environment caused by the rush for safe haven debt, the FT reported.
Debating whether the nation is in a funk and what can be done to pull out of it, with Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company; Jim Lacamp, Macroportfolio Advisors, and Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Company.
Nick Calamos, Calamos Investments, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss where to find opportunities amid extreme market volatility.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. More earnings results next week. Starbucks and Netflix may have been helped by the bad winter. Also, the Boston Marathon is next week, and 36,000 runners will participate.
George Gero, RBC Capital Markets strategist, weighs in on whether gold or stocks will be a better investment in another 25 years.