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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Mixed bag in the commodities markets today. Oil was down on the day, even though geopolitics is likely to keep it high.
The US says Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions.
Saying firms need to be patriotic so "we all rise or fall together" ignores reality. Putting firms at a disadvantage ensures we all fall together.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss new highs in the S&P 500, the crashed Air Algerie flight and new home sales data.
The Ukrainian Prime Minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, after upbraiding fellow politicians.
The IMF has downgraded its global growth forecast, citing a weaker-than-expected first quarter, and a "less optimistic" outlook for emerging markets.
WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. The lending organization predicted Thursday that global growth will be 3.4 percent in 2014, below its April forecast of 3.7 percent.
Flash manufacturing data came in mostly stronger than expected, but a mixed report from Caterpillar tempered hopes.
China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July as new orders surged while the euro zone's private sector also perked up.
*China manufacturing PMI hits 18- month high; new orders surge. While China is relying on increased government stimulus to steer its economy away from reliance on exports and towards consumer spending, Europe has taken the opposite approach, combining fiscal austerity with near-zero interest rates.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
CNBC's Bob Pisani explains why emerging market economies are turning around and growing more aggressively again, despite a lack of evidence to support a rally.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for commodities, as oil was down on the day. Nat gas got hammered again today, down another 2 percent. And gold was down, as well.
Summer associates on Wall Street are no doubt learning a lesson this week about how to think like a trader when the world is on fire.
Wasn't economic success supposed to bring peace? Israel's economy has grown 1,000% since 2001. Where's the peace?, asks Jake Novak.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the floundering market. Traders are looking to see if there's another geopolitical shoe to fall.
Many travelers had their plans snarled when many airlines suspended flights to Israel after a rocket fell near the main airport. NBC News reports.
Whirlpool missed profit and revenue expectations by a wide margin, and cut their full year forecast.
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