TOKYO— Japan's top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine. The sanctions include the freezing of assets held in Japan by individuals and groups supporting the separation of Crimea from Ukraine, as well as a ban on Crimean imports, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.» Read More
Hedge-fund master Byron Wien has a decidedly positive view of the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, he told CNBC Tuesday. The one big problem is persistently high U.S. unemployment.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's appearance at independence day celebrations on July 5 has calmed speculation that a change of government is imminent in the country, but it has highlighted the extent of his personal control in the world's eighth-largest oil exporter, analysts told CNBC.com.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on a Chinese iPhone; unusual activity in Apple options, and stocks set to pop today. Also, Dan Dicker, MercBloc breaks down the numbers in oil's overnight rally.
Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel, with a look at the market's recent bull run and what's driving it.
Discussing whether the risk trade is back on in the markets, with Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management.
A look at what to expect from the markets going forward, with Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab, and Ron Insana, CNBC contributor.
Discussing whether short sellers should publicize their trades, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Asian economies are not protected from Europe’s debt problems given their strong trade links, even though they have high savings and relatively strong financial systems, RBS wrote in a recent report.
Crude oil got hammered last week. Here's how to trade that move using currencies.
Uncertainties about the Greek debt situation and the removal of the security blanket of Fed easing could combine for another week of volatility as the second quarter draws to an end.
Friday's market moves may not be as dramatic as Thursday's, but the same doubts could rattle investors going into the weekend.
In Thursday's trading, the market will focus on weekly jobless claims and fully digest the Fed news. But buckle up: With earnings season around the corner, some pros say it's going to be a bumpy ride.
A trade on the drop in oil prices, with Steven Weiss, Fast Money contributor.
Perspective on Greece's downgrade and its impact on the Euro and US dollar, with Axel Merk, Merk Investments and Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman.
After six straight down weeks, stocks could get rocked in the week ahead amid a slew of economic reports. "Sentiment is still falling," one strategist said, though added that it "hasn't dropped into panic territory."
Turkey's economy has been on a tear, but this election may mark a turning point for the lira. Here's how to trade it.
The data shows import and export prices are rising, says Ben Lichtenstein, Tradersaudio.com.
The bulls trotted gingerly back into the stock market and, if they stick around on Friday, the market could avoid a sixth week of losses. Still, one market strategist cautioned: "It is not the beginning of a new bull market rally."
Japan's earthquake had one positive impact on the US economy: an unexpected shrinking in American's massive trade deficit. But the improvement, which boosted US stocks Thursday, isn't expected to last long.
Can the U.S. export its way out of a slowing economy? Insight with Lance Roberts, StreetTalk Advisors; David Gilmore, Foreign Exchange Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.