MOSCOW, Dec 25- Russia's rouble strengthened on Thursday as exporters sold foreign currency in response to government pressure and to meet tax payments, but trading volumes were thin as many Western markets were closed for the Christmas Day holidays. "We think the short-term upside for the rouble is limited," Dmitry Polevoy at ING Bank said in a note, also citing...» Read More
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.
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.
Jobless claims for this week are up by 1000 and the April trade deficit is better than expected. A breakdown, with Joe Kinahan and Jim Iuorio at the CME, Jim O'Sullivan, MF Global; Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
China’s export-led growth model is on the verge of collapse, according to Richard Duncan, chief economist at Blackhorse Asset Management. He believes that it’s only a matter of time before the “great Chinese bubble” pops.
When the Chinese came looking for more soybeans in Uruaçu, Brazil, last year, they inquired about buying land — lots of it. Now some in Brazil are beginning to see those purchases as a problem.
As more and more steps of the manufacturing process are outsourced to other countries, American products are harder to find, and often more expensive to purchase. Can "Made in America" survive in a global economy?
Strategies for a long-term investor or short-term trader, with Dan Neiman, Neiman Large Cap Value Fund and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
A currency play on the Euro & Japanese yen with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets.
Risk is off, debt worries are on, and the dollar is in again - time for your FX Fix.
Fears of further monetary tightening in China have been weighing on the country's stock market over the last two weeks with the Shanghai Composite dropping 6 percent during that time. One expert believes investors are in for a nasty surprise over the next 12 months and that Chinese equities will remain under pressure.
China's growing middle class is leading to a scramble among airlines, airports and tour operators keen to cash in on this trend as International airlines that haven’t already established direct routes to China rushing to do so.
Nothing inspires more passion in Brazil than soccer. But the nation is dramatically behind schedule in putting in place the infrastructure required for when 600,000 visitors descend on the country.
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"In the past, Brazil's reach has always exceeded its grasp," says one former U.S. official. "It always saw itself as a leader, but has been frustrated that the world saw it another way. The Brazilian economy is developing to the point where it does have the global heft that people have to take it seriously."