Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson lost more money in February when his gold fund suffered double-digit losses.
Both China and Hong Kong's real estate markets are going to thrive, said the CEO of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust, Cindy Chow.
We've put together a list of 2012's most expensive property markets, based on research by luxury estate agent Knight Frank, ranking areas by both average property prices for the year, and price per square foot in the fourth quarter.
As gold falls out of favor with investors in a "risk-on" trading environment, one expert says the market bears should think carefully about betting against the precious metal.
Fears that demand for luxury goods in China is slowing as growth in the country weakens are mere exaggeration and paranoia.
The stock market's run will result in either a 20 percent correction or a more nasty sell off at some point this year, Marc Faber told CNBC.
Even amid declining stock market correlation, active managers are still having a tough time staying competitive.
Fears of a bubble building in China's property markets were debunked by Stephen Roach as investors become increasingly concerned over the country's rising property prices.
One of the world's top five auto shows, the 83rd annual Geneva Motor Show exploded into life this week with around 700,000 visitors. It featured new releases from Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Bentley, as well as the unveiling of a new brand, Chinese-Israeli joint venture Qoros.
The Dow Jones average hit a record high on Tuesday. Such risk-on appetite has traditionally had a negative correlation for safe-haven currencies such as the dollar. But Ian Stannard, FX strategist at Morgan Stanley believes things will be different for the greenback this time, with global currency market dynamics changing quite rapidly.
Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death is not likely to result in near-term changes to the Venezuelan oil industry or global energy landscape, but it could ultimately result in political change that would reopen the country's energy industry to foreign investment.
Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.
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The history of the current trading channel in the Dow shows the market usually takes around seven weeks to fall from the top of the channel to the lower edge of the trading channel.
China's latest measures to crack down on property speculation and investment demand could lead to home price declines of up to 10 percent over the next six months, according to analysts.
Even though stocks are near all-time highs, Warren Buffett still thinks they are more attractive than other investments.
A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.
One of Asia's top performing equity markets last year Hong Kong has so far underperformed in 2013, but analysts told CNBC that the Hang Seng index will get its mojo back before the end of the year.
Communist Party chief Xi Jinping takes over as China's new president during the annual meeting of parliament beginning on Tuesday and bridging the widening income gap in the vast nation is one of his foremost challenges.