TOKYO, April 1- Tokyo shares fell on Wednesday as investors sold recent gainers to lock in profit on the first day of the Japanese financial year and after a disappointing tankan business sentiment survey from the Bank of Japan. Both the Nikkei share average and the Topix fell below their 25- day moving average, a key short-term support level, clouding the outlook...» Read More
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports markets came off lows for the day, and traders are watching wage data and oil.
What to make of the rough spot in the markets to start the year, with Ron Insana, Marketfy.com. Insana explains his latest global market lexicon known as "deflationcy."
Discussing the best pockets of opportunity in the energy sector, and which to shy away from, with David Tameron, Wells Fargo Securities.
Insight to current market levels, and the best way to play the decline in oil prices, with Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities, and Burt White, LPL Financials. White likes the transports.
CNBC's Bob Pisani checks on today's market levels, and heavy volumes in emerging markets. Also, insight to the move from Chicago Fed's Charlie Evans' comments on rates.
Insight to the early pullback in the markets, with Jonathan Krinsky, MKM Partners chief market technician.
Europe is heading into deflation territory. CNBC's Seema Mody explains how this could impact the euro zone economy.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the action in oil, bond yields and the dollar, as well as nice gains for some department stores.
HONG KONG, Jan 7- Hong Kong shares finished higher on Wednesday, shrugging off any negative impact from losses in U.S. markets as regional bourses steadied after recent falls. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were Unity Investment Holdings Ltd, up 62.5 percent at HK $0.05, CCT Land Holdings Ltd, up 6.3 percent at HK $0.02 and Bank Of...
CNBC.com investing editor John Melloy reports on the technical indicators market pros are using to gauge how low oil could go.
CNBC's Dominc Chu reports on a warning signal for markets as the level of margin debt is growing.
Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services, looks at the technical trading behind the price of oil, and shares his short-term forecast.
*CGG tumbles as Technip walks away. Shares in seismic oil and gas services group CGG sank 33 percent as rival Technip abandoned a takeover bid after talks with CGG collapsed. "Following last week's slide, the best we can hope for is a' Santa Claus retracement' instead of the traditional rally," FXCM analyst Vincent Ganne said.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 15- China's decision to keep its cotton import quota unchanged at 894,000 tonnes has been taken by the market as a bearish signal that will put further downward pressure on global prices. Chinese cotton futures on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange have also fallen by, dropping 32 percent from the start of the year to the close of 13,070...
Fast Money trader Brian Kelly breaks out the charts and takes a long-term look at oil.
NEW YORK, Dec 9- Gold futures soared through technical buy signals on Tuesday, confirming a bullish continuation pattern and lifting the spot contract by nearly 3 percent, setting it on track to reach the highest levels since early September, one analyst forecast. The spot gold market rallied to $1,238.10 per ounce on Tuesday, a 2.9 percent surge to a seven-week...
NEW YORK, Dec 8- Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc options had one of their most active weeks this year last week ahead of Monday's announcement that Merck& Co will buy Cubist for a hefty premium. Merck said it will pay $102 a share for Cubist, 37 percent above the Lexington, Massachussetts, company's closing share price of $74.36 on Friday. Implied volatility jumped to...
The ETF has plummeted since the end of September and the most recent sharp drop came on Friday after OPEC, led by Saudi Arabia, agreed to stick to its production quota, even in the face of declining oil prices. With OPEC failing to agree on cutting production, the risk that oil prices are headed lower in the short-term is keeping volatility expectations high, said...
*Most Asian shares skid, but Japan, China buck downtrend. TOKYO, Nov 28- Oil prices seized the Asian spotlight on Friday, as related shares and currencies plunged in the wake of OPEC's decision to refrain from cutting output despite a supply glut. With U.S. markets shut on Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday, investors focused on the Organization of Petroleum...
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports nothing has changed regarding the fundamental picture for oil, and the moves are related to technical buying.