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.
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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.
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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.
The Bank of Japan unveiled sweeping changes to its monetary policy, making clear that it will do all it can to achieve a 2 percent inflation target. But is that enough?
A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.
Online currency bitcoin has surged in value since the Cyprus bailout saga sparked global interest in alternatives.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's brinksmanship is in full bloom. Foreign-policy analysts agree the situation is troubling, though there's a deep difference of opinion on what approach would convince Kim Jong Un to play nice. NBC News reports.
Benchmark oil prices are likely to extend gains this week, shrugging off data showing weaker manufacturing activity in the world's two leading economies, but an underwhelming set of U.S. jobs numbers may undermine confidence.