World Economy


  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.

  • July 29- While most investors are transfixed by trying to anticipate the next jurisdiction-hopping, tax-driven merger, there are small but growing signs that global growth may be headed for a slowdown.

  • Here's what today's earnings misses mean Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Several companies missed profit estimates today, bucking the trend. Here's what it means for the markets....

  • US is the new Switzerland: Insana Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Amid all the conflict and unrest in the world, the US is increasingly a haven for the world's money, says Ron Insana.

  • Argentina faces ‘shock’ if it defaults: Debt pro Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    A young man passes by posters on a wall against the 'vulture funds' in Buenos Aires on June 18, 2014.

    Argentina could be back in the economic doldrums if it defaults on Wednesday, a key player in its 2010 debt restructuring told CNBC.

  • US puts hold on some oil exports for now: Sources Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Headquarters of the U.S. Department of Commerce

    The Commerce Department has put on hold several requests to sell crude abroad, stalling an industry push to export a glut of oil, sources said.

  • The two risks that may derail global recovery: IMF Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Monetary policy normalization and an emerging market slowdown are two trends that pose sizable downside risks to the global economy, the IMF warned.

  • IMF warns of potential risks to global growth Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    In a report assessing how individual national policies could interact to undermine the world economy, the IMF also warned the conflict between Russia and Ukraine could reverberate to the rest of the region if sanctions against Russia escalate, hitting natural gas supplies to Europe and weakening European banks.

  • Cashin says: Yesterday's lows are key     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the EU sanctions against Russia and what brought out the sellers today.

  • The best of Dr. Doom: Marc Faber's crash calls Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Marc Faber has been predicting a major selloff in stocks for the past three years—when he hasn't been calling for global economic collapse or war.

  • European bond bulls run wild as yields plunge Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    Don't look now, but European bond investors are sending yields to lows unseen in at least 200 years.

  • New hope for euro zone as yields hit record lows Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.

  • Israel's Gaza trap: Here's the real problem Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Shlomo Ben Ami

    Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.

  • IMF approves new $5B credit line for Morocco Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    RABAT, Morocco— The International Monetary fund has announced a new, two-year $5 billion credit line for Morocco to support reform efforts. The new support follows up on an earlier two year credit agreement approved in 2012 to protect Morocco from shocks of the global economic crisis as it struggled in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

  • Global markets mixed, Russian sanctions eyed     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Chatterly reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as Deutsche Bank and UBS report quarterly numbers.

  • LONDON, July 29- Copper prices slipped on Tuesday, as prospects of growing supplies overshadowed encouraging signs of health in the global economy, while zinc hovered at three-year highs on expectations of a tightening market. Three-month copper 0.3 percent to $7,099.50 a tonne at 0925 GMT.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: EJ, RFMD, FSLR, EMN     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops; LEN, TSN, CMI, BBRY     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

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

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold seeks a catalyst     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.

  • White House: New US, Europe sanctions on Russia Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Ukraine at the White House in Washington, on March 17, 2014.

    The U.S. will join the European Union this week in slapping new economic sanctions on Russia for its continued support of separatists in Ukraine.

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