LONDON, Aug 20- If bad economic news continues to translate into good news for investors, any sharp acceleration of the world economy from here could well kill off the long-running equity bull market.» Read More
European shares are set to open slightly higher on Friday, extending the previous session's sharp gains, after a big upward revision in U.S. second quarter growth, but oil prices rose on supply concerns.
Ding, dong Dell. The computer marker's after hours earnings miss could put a dent in tech in Friday's quiet, pre-holiday session.
Japanese inflation hit a new decade-high in July, topping market expectations and reinforcing views that high oil and food prices are dealing a blow to consumers as Japan faces a likely recession.
See, even mighty Toyota Motor is shifting into a slower gear. This morning in Tokyo, the company gave its business outlook for 2009 and beyond. It was mixed -- which is not surprising, given the economy. Here's Toyota's plan to stay ahead.
So far this year, the Russell 2000 index of small-cap companies continues to outperform the Dow, and the S&P 500. While most of these companies average only a $1 billion dollar market capitalization, some of their returns are proving resilient to an economic slowdown.
Governments across the world are grappling with how to boost dwindling economic growth, designing rescue packages aimed at fending off recession. Which country do you think is doing the best job?
Investors should abandon defensive positions and broaden their portfolios to get a jump on the next U.S. bull market, Charlie Morris, head of Absolute Return HSBC Investments, told CNBC Wednesday.
Thursday's markets will be quiet, but there are a few important undercurrents investors are watching.
Three headlines from the Democratic convention Wednesday: One is the search for unity. Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton pleased Team Obama by telling her supporters that helping Obama win in November is a matter of conscience. But there are more question marks tonight...
Since I've started this blog I've have had people react strongly to some of the things I've said. But NOTHING compares to the e-mails I've read after advocating the need for Federal loans to help the Big 3 automakers re-tool and rebuild their operations.
Thunder rolled across Las Vegas in a sudden downpour Monday, a literal representation of the perfect storm that has rocked Sin City.
Stocks could slog around again Wednesday as the final days of summer fade and trading volume fades away as well.
Stocks finished flat Tuesday, caught in the August crosswinds of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav. Oil rose more than $1 to settle at $116.27 a barrel.
Stocks struggled to remain above water Tuesday, caught in the crosswinds of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav.
They say timing is everything. For Honda nothing could be truer. In the next couple of weeks an updated version of the company's red-hot subcompact, The Fit, will start rolling into showrooms. Talk about having the right model in place at the right time.
There were two emotional centerpieces in the first night of the Democratic National Convention. And another big one comes tonight -- with big consequences for the success of the DNC gathering in Denver.
Below is the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its July 24 meeting on interest rate policy:
Most Fed officials thought interest rates weren't too low at the August meeting, but they also expected their next move would be to boost rates, minutes show.
Stocks swayed between positive and negative territory Tuesday, caught in the crossbreezes of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened.
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