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  • Economy Has No 'Real Lift,’ Says Wilbur Ross Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 5:04 PM ET
    Wilbur Ross, the billionaire chairman of private-equity firm WL Ross & Co.

    A lumbering U.S. economy is not growing fast enough to create jobs, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday.

  • 'Like a Funeral': Cyprus Bank Counted Down Brutal Death Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 5:41 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The death of Laiki, also known as Cyprus Popular Bank, was brutal. Board members said they had fought to the bitter end.

  • Rally Like a Broken Record as S&P Scores New High Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Sure, it took nearly 66 months, but the Standard & Poor's 500 is finally back to where it peaked in 2007. The next milestone will be its all-time intraday high of 1,576.09, set on October 11, 2007.

  • Worried About US? Hey, It Sure Beats Other Places Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Despite its own significant problems, the U.S. has managed one claim through a time of heightened global crisis: It's not as bad as the rest of the world.

  • EU 'Blueprint' Comments Harmful: Expert  Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, tells CNBC that EU comments about Cyprus being a template for future bailouts caused a wave of concern late in Monday trading, halting the market rally.

  • Investing in Mongolian Markets  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Saruul Ganbaatar, Deputy CEO of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, discusses the steps the exchange is taking to attract more activity.

  • How Tiny Cyprus Could Still Have Big Market Impact Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Investors took a subdued reaction Monday to the bailout chaos in Cyprus, but expect that to change significantly should policy makers stumble further.

  • Crumbling BRICs: Why You're Better Off Elsewhere Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.

  • 5% Market Correction Ideal Entry Point: Pro  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President of Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, warns that volatility should be expected going forward and a correction of 5% would be ideal entry point into the markets.

  • Fugitive Hedge Fund Manager Arrested in Italy Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 5:36 AM ET

    German hedge fund manager Florian Homm, who had been a fugitive for more than five years, was arrested in Italy on U.S. fraud charges, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.

  • Sorry, Stock Pickers—You're Still Getting Crushed Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:06 PM ET

    Even amid declining stock market correlation, active managers are still having a tough time staying competitive.

  • Citi bought a bunch of loans from Credit Suisse. Now it has bought insurance on those loans from Blackstone, helping the bank avoid new capital rules.

  • Why a Ban on Shorting in Italy Would Be Disastrous Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Milan Stock Exchange

    "A short-selling ban would signal that they're really starting to panic. As a result it's probably going to have unintended consequences," one pro said.

  • Bullish on Markets  Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management explains why he expects another 5 to 10% yield in equity markets for the first half of this year.

  • Carl Icahn Takes a 12.9% Stake in Herbalife Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 7:16 PM ET
    Carl Icahn, billionaire investor and chairman of Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP.

    Carl Icahn bought 14 million shares of Herbalife, making a major bet against Pershing Square's Bill Ackman, who is short the stock. The two had an epic showdown on CNBC last month .

  • Big Hedge Funds Fueled Apple's Share Plunge Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:38 PM ET
    The Apple Store in Los Angeles, California.

    Some of the biggest hedge funds that helped make Apple a stock market darling lost faith and dumped their stakes in the fourth quarter, fueling the massive drop in the iPhone maker's share price.

  • Three of Dell's largest investors joined Southeastern Asset Management on Friday in objecting to a $24.4 billion buyout of the No. 3 PC maker led by Chief Executive Michael Dell, sources said, as opposition grows to the largest buyout since the start of the financial crisis.

  • Barclays Investment Bank Cutting Jobs: Source Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays.

    Barclays is nearing the completion of a raft of job cuts at its investment bank as part of its new chief executive's plan to streamline operations and cut costs, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • Hedge Funds Up Bets Against Italy's Monte Paschi Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 9:24 AM ET

    London hedge funds Odey Asset Management and Egerton Capital are among those upping their bets against Monte dei Paschi di Siena in recent days, after revelations the troubled Italian bank faces heavy losses.

  • BlackRock to Buy $80 Million Twitter Stake Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    BlackRock has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter, a person with knowledge of the deal said. BlackRock will buy shares directly from early Twitter employees seeking to liquidate their stock holdings and options.