Japan's current account swung to a deficit in June for the first time in five months, government data showed on Friday, due to a decline in earnings on overseas investments.
China will come under pressure when the United States uses a regional security meeting this weekend to rally support for a freeze on provocative acts.
Frontier markets are storming higher, extending last year's stellar performance and outpacing emerging market peers as risk-seeking investors pile in.
Inflation is under control and the Fed is exactly where it should be right now, Pimco chief economist Paul McCulley told CNBC.
The job market may finally be healing at a more normal pace, with one key indicator—jobless claims at the lowest rate in 8½ years.
U.S. Treasury bonds recommenced their upward swing on Thursday, as Russian counter-sanctions kept risk-aversion at a high.
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With everyone distracted by Ukraine and Russia, Europe is becoming an increasing risk for markets.
AlphaOne's Dan Niles says the next big "disruptor" stock is RingCentral, a cloud-based phone system, with 1% penetration in a potential market of $75B.
An Afghan princess, the wife of the last imperial Ottoman Turk, is fighting eviction in the Upper East Side, the NYT reports.
European shares closed lower for the seventh time in eight sessions on Friday. Geopolitical tensions continued to rattle investors' nerves.
With volatility and geopolitical risks picking up this summer, some in the financial markets are questioning whether to put vacation plans on hold.
After years of disappointing results, Hong Kong Disneyland saw its first profit in 2012 and the key to its financial turnaround is expansion.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Friday after the U.S. authorized targeted airstrikes on Iraq but strong Chinese data helped to boost sentiment.
China delivered a strong set of trade data on Friday, helping to temper losses in Asian stock markets spooked by escalating Middle East tensions.
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) said Friday that state fund Khazanah has offered 27 sen a share, amounting to 1.4 billion ringgit, to take the beleaguered airline private.
The U.S. military has been authorized to make targeted airstrikes in Iraq to to protect American personnel, President Barack Obama said late Thursday.
25 percent of U.S. families feel they are under economic stress and most do not expect wages to rise in the next year, according to a new Fed study.
The yuan has rebounded amid an upswing in Chinese economy, but can continue the trajectory even as the Fed tightens the screws on monetary policy.
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