Corporate Assets


  • WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 18- A unit of China's Wanxiang Group received U.S. bankruptcy court approval on Tuesday to buy the assets of Fisker Automotive, a defunct manufacturer of plug-in hybrid sports cars that was funded in part with a U.S. government loan.

  • Foreign demand for U.S. assets falls in Dec-Treasury Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 18- Foreigners sold $45.9 billion in long-term U.S. assets in December, compared with outflows of $28.05 billion the previous month, data from the U.S.

  • *BlackRock, Vanguard, Deutsche Bank, Lyxor lead the way. LONDON, Feb 17- Sharp withdrawals from equity, currency and commodity tracking funds as emerging markets sold off in early 2014 looks no more than a bump in the road for such vehicles as they expand their share of assets under management.

  • Feb 14- Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, won a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Fisker Automotive, the defunct manufacturer of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, Fisker said on Friday.

  • Wanxiang outbids Hong Kong's Li for Fisker -sources Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Feb 14- Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, won a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Fisker Automotive, the defunct manufacturer of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, two sources who were briefed on the auction told Reuters. Wanxiang outbid an affiliate of Richard Li, a Hong Kong billionaire and Fisker investor, the people said on Friday.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ LONDON, Feb 13- Growing fears of a default pushed Ukraine's debt-insurance costs to four-year highs on Thursday, while concern over economic growth and inflation drove Latin American assets lower. Concern has been growing over how Ukraine can prop up its currency and pay off its debt.

  • LONDON, Feb 13- Growing fears of a default drove Ukraine's debt insurance costs to four-year highs on Thursday and policy concerns pulled Nigerian assets into the emerging market retreat.

  • PRECIOUS-Gold hits 3-month highs on technical momentum Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 12- Gold hit three-month highs on Wednesday as positive technical factors outweighed a rise in investor appetite for other, riskier assets following comments by the new U.S. It was up 0.2 percent to $1,293.55 by 1523 GMT.

  • *Copper set to post biggest weekly rise this year. PARIS, Feb 7- Stocks, oil and some base metals climbed on Friday on hopes that a U.S. jobs report due out shortly will ease concerns over the pace of global economic growth, and emerging market assets got a lift following their recent sell-off.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Pimco's Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund, said on Wednesday that the lower U.S. government deficit is slowing credit growth, a phenomenon that could hurt economic growth and risk assets.

  • Invest in US corporate assets: Expert     Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital tells CNBC why corporate debts are a good bet right now.

  • Cramer: 'It's time to break up Microsoft' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Microsoft is an unwieldy business and should be broken up, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday, and it needs a savior to drive a corporate "miracle" to get the company back on track.

  • The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.

  • After Selloff, Emerging Markets Start to Look Good Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    The threat of less central bank stimulus and higher interest rates crushed emerging markets more than most recently. And some investors see deals.

  • Orchard Goes Bankrupt; Lowe's Plays Stalking Horse Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:11 AM ET

    Orchard Supply Hardware Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with rival retailer Lowe's Companies set to buy the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash.

  • Don't Vilify Apple! Blame Broken US Tax Code Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 9:52 AM ET
    Apple's flagship New York store.

    Apple and other multinationals that keep money overseas are not doing anything wrong on taxes, opposing political pundits agreed on CNBC. But they clashed on reforms to discourage that practice.

  • Gold's Rout Continues     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 11:10 PM ET

    Erik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist at RBS Global Banking & Markets, discusses the fall in gold prices, and predicts where opportunities lie for investors.

  • Japan's Largest Lender Adds to US Assets Arsenal Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:40 PM ET

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest lender by assets, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. commercial property loans from Deutsche Bank worth about $3.7 billion.

  • BOJ's Kuroda: Asset Purchase Limit Already Broken Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:40 AM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    The Bank of Japan will not bankroll government spending, but it has already exceeded self-imposed limits on asset purchases and will continue to do so, in a signal intended to deliver on promises of overhauling policy.

  • Wook Chae, President of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, warns South Korea's President Park Geun-hye must focus on stabilizing the Korean won and boosting domestic growth.