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It's been the busiest year for IPOs since public offerings hit a record in 2000, and market debuts look set for a strong finish to 2014.
Emerging markets are looking weak, and the effects of oil's plunge is spreading through the market.
With oil prices plummeting, Russia's stock exchange continues to fall as traders worry over the country's ability to pay for imports.
It was a rough night for the IPO business.
The biggest business news story of the year? No contest. It's falling oil prices, according to a survey of the CNBC Global CFO Council.
Market conditions are not ideal as companies try to push through IPOs before the year ends.
Peer-to-peer lending services are growing in popularity, but there's little recourse when borrowers default.
The Shanghai Composite recorded its biggest drop in about five years as the oil price slide continued to weigh on Middle East indices.
CFOs have told CNBC that softer growth in China and the threat of deflation in the euro zone are the two biggest issues their firms are facing.
The best performing sector on days when the jobs report beat estimates by more than 80,000 jobs was financials.
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European stocks weakened and the euro shot higher as the ECB chief implied any initiative to purchase sovereign debt isn't imminent.
Brown-Forman's soft earnings were about forex headwinds, not flagging demand. The same can't be said for Abercrombie & Fitch.
A strange series of very heavy trading has Wall Street traders scratching their heads.
The Chinese market is looking attractive, but investors must learn the difference between shares traded inside and outside the mainland.
Apple dropped five percent around 9:50 a.m. ET from $117 to $111. Plausible reasons: Fat-finer trade and/or a very large seller.
December kicks off with weak data from China and Europe and generally disappointing Black Friday weekend sales in the United States.