Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.» Read More
Portugal's second largest bank is reportedly at risk of missing a debt payment. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the safety of hedge funds in Europe.
How concerned should traders be about Portugal's second largest bank reportedly at risk of missing a debt payment, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington, and Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors.
Global fears are weighing on stocks. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to just one piece of bad news after another.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Thursday's trading action in Europe, as markets closed lower amid growing concerns around Portuguese banks and EU sovereign debt.
With U.S. stocks getting hit by global fears, CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at the contrast between global weakness and pretty good economic data in the United States.
The U.S. is producing vast amounts of oil—but isn't quite in Saudi Arabia's league just yet, according to experts.
By 2025, 1.8 billion people will live in regions with water scarcity. The international community needs to act now, says Mikhail Gorbachev.
The U.S. weather forecaster put the chances of the El Nino weather phenomenon striking during the Northern Hemisphere summer at 70 percent.
Is the housing remodeling boom over? A status update from Lumber Liquidator is acting as a possible canary in the coal mine.
*Asia up as Wall St rises with Fed in no hurry to end QE. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3 percent. It's still unrealistic to count on exports to be an important contributor to economic growth, "said Wang Jun, an economist at the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges in Beijing.
Poverty-stricken, traffic-clogged and crime-ridden aren't characteristics you would typically associate with costly cities.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.
The Container Store tanks after disappointing earnings. Other retail reports shouldn't be that bad.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Activity in Gaza drove up gold prices today, but didn't have an impact on oil prices, which fell, in spite of an inventory drawdown.
LONDON, July 9- Zinc steadied on Wednesday but stayed near the previous session's 3- year high as investors held firm to the view that the metal will face shortages due to mine closures and is currently a good proxy for recovering global growth. Copper prices hovered near their highest in almost five months, while aluminum touched a fresh 13- month top.
CNBC's Seema Mody provides insight to the selloff in Indian stocks.
In the face of booming tourism, Croatia is faced with something of a dilemma: how to build on its natural assets without spoiling them.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the market's "muted" response to a dozen or so stocks that had 7 or 8-percent moves on no company-specific news. Also Cashin weighs in on high valuations in the social media group. They are starting to develop a 1999, 2000 attitude, says Cashin.
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