Goldman Sachs downgraded its 2013 price target for gold and advised investors to short the precious metal, in a commodities report out on Wednesday.
This week marks the official start of earnings season, during which companies will try to impress investors with their ability to generate profits. It may not be so easy this time around.
The dollar-yen could breach its 2007 pre-credit crisis high of 125 if the Bank of Japan expands its aggressive asset purchase program further, a UBS research note said on Wednesday.
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The rally in Japanese equities appears poised to continue, Gemma Godfrey says.
The safe-haven status of the Japanese yen is being called into question after it hit fresh multi-year lows on Monday.
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Fears over a bird flu outbreak in China sent markets tumbling to multi-month lows on Monday, casting doubt over whether 2013 could still be the breakout year for Chinese equities.
The Japanese yen will become "worthless" now that the Bank of Japan has launched an aggressive bond-buying program with no end in sight, said Axel Merk, president and CEO of Merk Mutual Funds.
Can the U.S. remain an appealing investment destination despite being the world's largest deficit country? It probably can, writes economist Michael Ivanovitch.
The policy measures taken in Japan to revive economic growth are "quite dangerous," says George Soros.
Anthony Grisanti of GRZ Energy looks at what's moving gold.
A large bullish bet is targeting the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund, which has been rallying for more than four months.
On Monday morning, one option trader took advantage of the uptick in the VIX to sell out-of-the-money puts on the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) expiring this week.
As the rhetoric from North Korea flares up, NBC's Jim Maceda has the latest update.
Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
While the latest ratcheting up in tensions between North and South Korea is starting to make investors jittery, markets may be underestimating the risk of a potential conflict on the Korean peninsula, analysts say.
The rally in risk markets has left oil in the dust, a function of how growing U.S. energy supplies and fears about global demand are throwing cold water on crude prices.
"Am I a great investor? Not yet," Pimco's Bill Gross writes in an essay titled "Man in the Mirror." The real test of greatness will be adapting to a new era once the epoch of credit expansion comes to a close.
While growth in China's services sector touched a multi-month high in March, economists tell CNBC why this March reading does not look so attractive after all.