World Economy


  • Cashin says stick with the folklore     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss what's likely prompting a lackluster day in the markets. China is a great concern, says Cashin.

  • President Obama: 'Not America's fight alone' Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about airstrikes against militants in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

    Obama emphasized that Americans were not acting alone but rather together with a coalition of Arab states and the support of more than 40 nations.

  • How Mexico's drug war has smashed its iron industry Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    View of a police check point on a road to a mine in the Aguililla community, Michoacan State, Mexico, on February 14, 2014.

    In their fight against cartels such as the Knights Templar, Mexican soldiers and marines have confiscated tons of minerals. GlobalPost reports.

  • Chinese data beat—too bad it's no help to markets Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Chinese manufacturing data was better than expected, but that's not helping equities.

  • *More monetary policy action expected in Frankfurt, Beijing. LONDON/ BEIJING, Sept 23- Euro zone business growth dipped to a 2014 low in September as firms again cut prices, while factory activity in China picked up only slightly, surveys showed, keeping the spotlight on policymakers' plans for economic stimulus.

  • Iceland sees 'Brexit' benefits for UK Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:46 AM ET
    Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson, leader of Iceland's Progressive Party (L) and Bjarni Benediktsson (R), leader of the Independence Party

    Iceland has reaped the benefits of the European Union without actually being a member, according to the country's finance minister, who believes the U.K. could adopt a similar stance.

  • Meret Gaugler, Global Equities Analyst at Lombard Odier, outlines the opportunities that the aging population offers to investors.

  • Have Singapore’s casinos lost their mojo? Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Singapore's casinos opened their doors in 2010 with great expectations for the market's potential growth, but some believe the party may be over.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: TTM, TA, M & ADBE     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: ATVI, HLF, TTM & FINL     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Another bad day     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. WTI closes in on $90/barrell and gold hit a 9-month low. The stronger dollar is why, says DeAngelis.

  • Time to reform US tax code?     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    Former Treasury official James Carter, thinks high tax rates in the U.S. make our companies vulnerable to foreign takeover.

  • Germany firms buying American     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET

    A look at why there has been a surge in German deals of U.S. companies, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Here's why it's not time to panic...yet Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 15, 2014 in New York City.

    Stocks fall across the globe amid growth fears. Commodities and emerging markets are among the biggest losers.

  • Reading the FX tea leaves: What the dollar reveals Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    Economists say the greenback is gaining strength based on confidence in the U.S. economy, and potentially higher rates.

  • The key to unlocking Iran's economic potential Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    Espinas International Hotel in Tehran, Iran

    After more than three decades of sanctions by the U.S., the EU and the UN, Iran could soon be open for business, says Dan Steinbock.

  • Cashin says not much to cheer about     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Art Cashin

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Mario Draghi's hint the recovery may be at risk as global markets retreat.

  • FOREX-Dollar softens after record run-up Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    An exception was the Australian dollar, stung by concerns over global growth and suggestions at a meeting of G20 officials that China might hold off from further stimulus for the economy. Australia's currency is often used as a liquid proxy for China plays, as the two countries are major trading partners.

  • New IPOs test whether there's life after Alibaba Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during Alibaba IPO, September 19, 2014.

    A new wave of IPOs is building, and will answer the market's question of whether there's life after Alibaba's massive offering.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:32 a.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Jitters over China and profit warning from Tesco weigh on stock markets, silver falls again Amid Europe's jobs drama, German employers face different problem: finding new apprentices US owner of China meat supplier at center of food safety scandal lays off 340 employees US home sales pace likely fell in August from previous month Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Auxilium Pharmaceuticals board rejects $1.4 B takeover offer from Endo International RadioShack, some creditors in talks with vendor about possibly modifying commercial agreement G-20 finance chiefs say they are close to goal of boosting world economy by $2 trillion

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