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The latest CNBC Holiday Central survey shows most expect holiday spending to grow 1% to 3% this year, the the smallest annual increase since 2002.
Britain's Northern Rock is poised to withhold its dividend payment, the BBC reported on Tuesday, signaling the stricken bank will backtrack in the face of a political backlash about the 60 million pound payment.
Consumer confidence fell more sharply than expected while the pace of existing home sales swooned, fueling speculation the Fed would soon cut rates again.
While its competitors whine about a weak American consumer, this electronics retailer is taking steps to expand its international footprint.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Credit market conditions tightened on Tuesday sending euro money market overnight rates to a three week high as worries about the economic cost of the credit crunch spooked lenders.
German business sentiment fell to its lowest level in over 1-1/2 years in September, as turmoil on financial markets exacerbated concerns about an economy already affected by the strong euro and surging oil prices.
Renewed concerns about credit markets and a slide in the U.S. dollar hurt some Asian financial and technology stocks Tuesday, but higher metals prices pushed Australian shares to close at a record high.
Even though semi-professional historian Karl Rove has left the White House, they are still paying attention to past administrations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. They're especially paying attention to how Bill Clinton revived his fortunes in the 1990s by fighting with the GOP Congress over spending.
The dollar hit a record low against the euro for the third straight session Monday, amid fears that a deepening housing slump could rein in economic growth and trigger more cuts in U.S. interest rates
When Erin Burnett's show "Street Signs" called me to talk trade this afternoon, the question was "Is Trade Dead?" I thought, for this Congress, it was--until I did a little reporting. As it happens, Republican and Democratic leadership sources both expect SOME progress on trade before the 2008 elections.
The text from a speech given by Ben Bernanke on "Education and Economic Competitiveness" in Washington D.C. on September 24, 2007.
Turmoil in global credit and money markets will likely continue as investors worry about the size of financial losses and where they might appear, the International Monetary Fund warned Monday.
There's a lot of concern about whether a weaker dollar could cause higher U.S. inflation, but CNBC’s Steve Liesman says not so fast.
Building products distributor Wolseley reported its first profit fall in more than a decade on Monday, and warned that weakness in the U.S. housing market was spilling over into repairs and maintenance.
The default rate on U.S. mortgages is stabilizing, an American housing official said Monday, adding she didn't expect last week's cut in U.S. interest rates to significantly affect the number of defaults.
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Asian markets closed firmly higher Monday with Australia setting a new record close, though trading was light due to holidays in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
The battle between the White House and Congress over S-Chip--the acronym for a state-federal children's health program--is a fascinating showdown that is playing out on multiple levels. It's partly about ideology and partly about political strategy. It's partly about health care and partly about spending.
European stocks closed the week moderately higher, but volatility is seen ahead as investors worry about the effects of soaring oil prices and a weaker dollar on inflation in the U.S.