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  • SINGAPORE, Oct 10- Brent crude futures tumbled by more than a dollar to below $89 a barrel on Friday to trade near the weakest since 2010 as rising supply and a weakening global economic outlook stretched a months-long slump in oil prices. U.S. crude also slid by more than a dollar to trade near its lowest since 2012, reached just the session before, ratcheting up...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 10- London copper slipped on Friday after worsening economic indicators from Germany rekindled global growth concerns that have cast a pall on the outlook for metals. *German exports plunged in August by their largest amount since the height of the financial crisis and leading institutes slashed their forecasts for growth, fuelling a debate on...

  • *Wall St plunges, German recession fears mount as exports drop. NEW YORK, Oct 9- Brent broke below $90 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since the summer of 2012, joining a rout in U.S. crude and gasoline prices as sinking stock prices, Europe's worsening outlook and surging oil inventories hammered energy markets. Gary Ross, chief executive of PIRA Energy Group,...

  • Oct 9- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday a stock market correction is "definitely coming" and he is worried about the economy, as U.S. stocks tumbled on fresh worries about global growth. Icahn told CNBC in an interview that he still has a lot of money invested in the stock market and has taken measures to protect his portfolio. In November Icahn said at...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- Brent broke below $90 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since the summer of 2012, joining a rout in U.S. crude and gasoline prices as sinking stock prices, Europe's worsening outlook and surging oil inventories hammered energy markets. "You can draw as many technical support levels as you like on these markets from the charts, but none may really...

  • Analyst on Apple: Large tender unlikely     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    After Carl Icahn's letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook regarding a large buyback, Toni Sacconaghi, analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co, shares his reaction.

  • Pisani: What's causing market gyration     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports the collision of debate over interest rates and slower growth outside of the U.S. is causing gyration in the market.

  • Stocks tumble; Traders make their case     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Stocks are getting slammed on global concerns. The FMHR traders dissect the action.

  • Carl Icahn responds to Marc Andreessen's criticisms on "Fast Money Halftime Report."

  • Icahn: Andreessen stole Skype from eBay     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," Marc Andreessen criticized billionaire investor Carl Icahn. Icahn believes Andreessen is really mad at him over the eBay and PayPal spinoff.

  • Icahn: Correction 'definitely coming'     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    As the market sells off, Carl Icahn tells CNBC's Scott Wapner his view of the economy, saying a correction is definitely coming.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- Brent crude tumbled to near a two-year low on Thursday then steadied above $91 a barrel, with Europe's worsening outlook and surging U.S. oil stockpiles keeping the pressure on a market that has lost more than a fifth of its price since June. Germany, Europe's No. 1 economy, in August experienced its largest plunge in exports since the height of the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, dragged by commodity-related shares on demand concerns after yet another weak data point out of Germany, the euro zone's largest economy. "Right now, one of the main preoccupations investors have is what's going on in the international economy," said Bernard Baumohl, managing director at the Economic Outlook Group in...

  • *Suedzucker, Gerresheimer tumble after outlook update. LONDON, Oct 9- European shares surrendered early gains in choppy afternoon trade on Thursday as relief at the prospect of continued monetary support from the Federal Reserve gave way to a bleak economic outlook on this side of the Atlantic. "Everyone was a bit more bullish after the minutes but Europe's...

  • "Right now, one of the main preoccupations investors have is what's going on in the international economy, which has gravely complicated the outlook for the global economy," said Bernard Baumohl, managing director at the Economic Outlook Group in Princeton, New Jersey. The third-quarter earnings season got off to a strong start, with both Alcoa Inc and PepsiCo Inc...

  • Discussing Fed policy, and where the value is in the market, with Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors Chairman and CEO. Invemed Associates Chairman and President Ken Langone, provides perspective.

  • Cooperman: Market fully valued     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors Chairman and CEO, thinks the market has been fully valued for a while and isn't surprised by volatility.

  • Scary market moves ahead?     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at all the times the market has gone either up or down by at least 6 percent.

  • Dovish Fed minutes help European shares halt slide Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    *Suedzucker down 11.3 pct, Gerresheimer down 8.2 pct. Disappointing outlook statements from two German companies injected some nerves into otherwise bullish market sentiment, however, and heightened worries about the state of Europe's largest economy. In them, the Fed expressed concern the rising dollar could slow a needed rebound in inflation and...

  • Will the rally hold?     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 3, 2014.

    Discussing the stronger dollar, and whether the U.S. economy needs more aggressive monetary policy, with Ed Keon, QMA portfolia manager, and Savita Subramanian, BofA Merrill Lynch.