Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.» Read More
"A sense of calm with an undercurrent of mild panic," is how one Bahraini described the scene at Bahrain International Airport Thursday morning,after the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) cleared the country's Pearl Roundabout area of anti-government protestors, killing at least three people.
As governments around the world rethink nuclear power, with fears rife about leaking radiation at Japan’s earthquake-damaged plants, Steen Jacobsen, chief investment officer at Saxo Bank, recommends investors focus on Russia to benefit from its energy potential.
European shares are set to open higher on Thursday even as the nuclear crisis in Japan worsened and yen surged to a record high against the dollar.
Regulators probing alleged manipulation of a key interbank lending rate have focused their demands for information and interviews on five global banks, according to people familiar with the investigation, the Financial Times reports.
Gold is currently in a bubble and investors need to apply some common sense when trading it as it will likely fall on interest rate tightening, according to Yogi Dewan, the Founder and CEO of Hassium Asset Management.
After two days of heavy selloffs instigated by the disasters in Japan, European shares look set open higher at the start of trading Wednesday.
Jean Monnet, the father of European integration, once remarked that “Europe will be forged in crises, and will be the sum of the solutions adopted in crises.”
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his view on the Fed's interest rate decision and the impact on the markets.
The Federal Reserve decides to keep rates unchanged, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; with William Gross, Pimco; Ken Volper, Vanguard, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at why investors are looking to take money out of the market and into real estate. in Boston, REITs are reaping big rewards from consumers looking to rent rather than risk buying.
Japan is facing a potential nuclear disaster, particularly since a fire caused the release of large amounts of radiation into the air. Discussing whether an earthquake and resultant tsunami, with Buzz Miller, Southern Company.
The International Energy Agency says Libyan oil exports have "ground to a halt" because of the fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Japan shares slump nearly 11as radiation from nuclear plant leaks, with Ben Collett, Louis Capital Markets head of Japanese equities.
The Bank of Japan needs to hold of market sentiment or risk the economy falling into a bigger-than-expected recession, according to Phillipe Gijsels of BNP Paribas Fortis Global Markets.
Japanese shares plunged on Tuesday as fresh explosions rocked a damaged nuclear plant and triggered a rise in radiation levels, sending investors fleeing from riskier assets such as equities and commodities across Asia.
The U.S. State Department urged U.S. citizens on Tuesday to defer travel to Bahrain and suggested Americans there should leave due to ongoing political and civil unrest.
The Federal Reserve meets Tuesday at a time of widening economic risks: higher oil and food prices; unemployment near 9 percent; crises in the Middle East and Japan.
Following the huge losses on the Nikkei, with more than $700 billion dollars wiped off the Japanese market in just two sessions, one economist is predicting the tragic events in Japan will be an "excuse" 'to move to quantitative easing in all major markets.
Stocks across Europe are indicated to drop sharply when trading starts Tuesday pulled down by a major selloff in Japan and weakness across the rest of Asian markets.
That the market will fall, and fall rapidly is a given. The key question is how far the market may fall before it finds support. The reaction to the Kobe earthquake provides some clues.