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  • Trading Thoughts for Profits     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 7:32 AM ET

    Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management; David Gilmore, FXA senior analyst; and John Netto, M3 Capital president, provide a preview of what traders are watching ahead of the holiday weekend, including a look at continued problems in the euro zone, the drop in gold prices, and the drifting U.S. dollar.

  • Trader's View of the Markets     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Ben Lichtenstein, TradersAudio.com president.

  • Beware Hidden Costs as Banks Eye ‘Grexit’ Friday, 25 May 2012 | 12:51 AM ET
    European Union Flag

    Earlier this month, I asked the leaders of a group of U.S-based companies what – if anything – they were doing to prepare for “Grexit”, or a possible exit of Greece from the euro zone. The responses from the manufacturers were rather vague. The FT reports.

  • Big European Funds Dump Euro Assets Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 11:56 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    Some of Europe’s biggest fund managers have confirmed they are dumping euro assets amid rising fears over a possible Greek exit from the euro zone and single currency turmoil, the Financial Times reports.

  • Oil Hovers Around $91     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their top three trades today, including Pandora popping on better-than-expected earnings. J.C. O'Hara, Phoenix Partners, discusses rising crude prices and a look at how to play oil at these levels, with Dan Dicker, MercBloc.

  • NYSE trader

    Market correlations have once again been rising - with stocks, bonds and even gold dropping in recent weeks on worries about Greece. That's making it harder for investors to use traditional forms of portfolio diversification. Instead, according to one fund manager, investors should be looking at technical price patterns.

  • Trader's View on the Markets     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:28 AM ET

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, discusses which market moving activities traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell and shares his perspective on repealing the Glass-Steagall Act.

  • Gold Loses Its Hold Over Haven Hunters Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 3:31 AM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy in September 2008, investors rushed to buy gold. When the eurozone crisis erupted in 2010, they bought more.' But this year the buying has fizzled out, reports the Financial Times.

  • A Fragile Europe Must Change Fast Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 1:01 AM ET

    I sympathize with the Germans. This is not because I agree with their prevailing view of how the crisis occurred or what to do about it. I sympathize because the German elite were the ones who understood what creating the euro implied. They realized that a currency union could not work without a political union. The FT reports.

  • Trader's View Before the Opening Bell     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade chief derivative strategist, weighs in on what's moving the futures market ahead of the open.

  • Banks Braced for Fresh Ratings Cuts Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:01 AM ET
    Moody's Investors Service Inc. signage is displayed outside of the company's headquarters in New York.

    Banks are braced for a fresh attack on their profit margins, if Moody’s presses ahead shortly with plans to downgrade short-term funding ratings sectorwide. The FT reports.

  • Fine Art Stashed in Tax-Free Ports Worries Insurers Monday, 21 May 2012 | 3:51 PM ET
    Sotheby's staff carry away the Edouard Manet painting entitled 'Portrait De Manet Par Lui-Meme, en Buste' (Manet A La Palette) ('Self-Portrait with a Palette') after it was auctioned at Sotheby's in London on June 22, 2010 where it fetched 20,000,000GBP.

    The majority of the world’s art that is not on display, either in museums or private residences, is stored in a small number of tax-free ports across the globe, mainly in Switzerland.

  • Gauging Investor Sentiment     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 8:21 AM ET

    Jim O'Neil, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, discusses where to find value in U.S. equities, and the euro zone's continued debt problems, with Dick Grasso, former NYSE chairman.

  • Bart Chilton, Commodities Futures Trading Commission commissioner, weighs in on an open probe into any wrongdoing in JPMorgan's $2 billion plus trading loss.

  • Business Backs Income Tax Rate of 30% Monday, 21 May 2012 | 2:48 AM ET

    The Institute of Directors has endorsed a radical proposal that recommends replacing part of the UK tax system with a single income tax rate of 30 percent and reducing the government’s share of the national economy to one-third, the Financial Times reports.

  • Jobs Plans Split Coalition Partners Monday, 21 May 2012 | 1:27 AM ET

    Vince Cable, business secretary, has vowed to resist “bonkers” proposals to allow bosses to fire underperforming staff at will, as coalition tensions flared over a Number 10-inspired report on cutting jobs red tape. The FT reports.

  • Trading Block: The Euro Continues to Slide     Friday, 18 May 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching in the currency markets, ahead of the opening bell, with David Woo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Size Can Be Deadly in a Low-Rate World Friday, 18 May 2012 | 12:58 AM ET
    JP Morgan London Offices

    Imagine for a minute that you are sitting on a $360 billion-odd pot of cash. Somehow you have to stash that money in an incredibly safe place, but also produce some returns. So where do you put it? The FT reports.

  • A Permanent Precedent Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 10:49 PM ET
    Greece

    If Greece goes: An exit is likely to shatter faith in the eurozone’s integrity for ever. The Financial Times reports.

  • UK's Cameron Fears Euro Zone Unraveling Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 5:18 AM ET
    David Cameron

    David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, will on Thursday warn that the single European currency could unravel in a way that “carries huge risks for everyone” unless the eurozone’s 17 members move rapidly towards full fiscal and political union.

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