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  • Glencore Founder and Fugitive Marc Rich Dead at 78 Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 5:29 AM ET
    Marc Rich, founder of Glencore.

    Marc Rich, the founder of Glencore and later fugitive who was controversially pardoned by President Bill Clinton on his last day in office has died in Switzerland.

  • O'Neill vs. Faber on China Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    Market veterans Marc Faber and Jim O'Neill — known as Dr. Doom and Mr. BRIC respectively — posted opposite views when asked if the Chinese liquidity crunch was real.

  • Bond Investors Were ‘in Denial’ About QE Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:18 AM ET

    Bond investors that banked on unlimited quantitative easing were “in denial”, according to one asset manager, explaining the market reaction to the Federal Reserve’s warning that its bond purchasing program could soon be scaled back.

  • Bernanke Is Doing the Right Thing: Trichet Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:29 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    The former head of the European Central Bank told CNBC that central banks can only do so much to jump-start a global recovery.

  • China Cash Crunch Already Being Felt on the Ground Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:00 PM ET

    There are some signs of distress among Chinese firms because of tighter liquidity conditions, according to one survey.

  • Volatility Slams the Brakes on Capital Raising Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 11:24 PM ET

    Global capital markets are reeling under the volatility brought about by the prospect of Fed tapering.

  • Why Germany's Election Matters for Europe Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Chancellor Angela Merkel put her cards on the table on Monday, maintaining her tough stance on austerity for debt-ridden euro zone nations in an election manifesto that could be at the center of EU policy for the next five years.

  • Bond Fund Outflows Hit Record on Tapering Fears Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:47 AM ET

    Mutual and exchange-traded funds hemorrhaged a record volume of bonds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs Investment Research.

  • Kudlow: Bernanke Made a Major Mistake Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:26 PM ET

    The Fed chief might have unintentionally launched a major tightening policy.

  • Brace for Data Deluge From Japan This Week Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 9:20 PM ET

    Japanese economic data are likely to be watched closely this week for solid signs of whether efforts to revive the world's third largest economy are starting to work.

  • Why G-8 Let Trade Freeloaders Get Away Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 11:02 PM ET

    The G-8 failed to tackle growth-stifling trade imbalances in the world economy, with the U.S. unable to push surplus countries to boost domestic demand, writes Michael Ivanovitch.

  • Trouble Brewing: Greek Tragedy Mark Two? Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    Greece is facing another political crisis and a risk of a suspension of the IMF's bailout money.

  • Why Fed Won't Trigger Messy Rerun of 1994 in Asia Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Fears are ripe in Asia that tapering of the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE program could lead to events similar to 1994's debt market crash, but one economist says concerns are overblown.

  • Singapore Pokes Fun at Haze Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:57 AM ET
    Singapore city skyline filled with smog. The Pollution Standard Index (PSI) hit a record high of 400 on Friday, in the hazardous range.

    From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.

  • Rusal CEO: Investors Need to Relax Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:16 PM ET

    Investors need to calm down and act rationally, Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal, said on Thursday.

  • China Manufacturing Slump Will Test Authorities Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:03 AM ET

    Weakness in the manufacturing sector could make it harder for China to resist calls to ease monetary policy, analysts say.

  • Boeing, Airbus Opt for Steadier Approach to Deliveries Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft passes behind the engine of a Airbus SAS A380 aircraft on the first day of the Paris Air Show.

    Rivals Boeing and Airbus have become more cautious about estimating delivery times for new aircrafts, as both grapple with delivery backlogs, because of production difficulties.

  • Prepare for 3% Treasury Yields Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 6:37 AM ET

    Yields on 10-year Treasurys have lurched 50 basis points upwards since May, and some economists now forecast yields could reach 3 percent by year-end.

  • Brazilian States in U-Turn to Defuse Protests Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest in front of Rio de Janeiro's Legislative Assembly (ALERJ) building in Rio de Janeiro, on June 17, 2013

    São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro's state governors and mayors agreed to reverse public transport fare increases in an effort to defuse protests, the FT reports.

  • What Bust? Australia Set for Huge Boom, Report Says Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:51 AM ET
    Sydney, Australia.

    Australia has been clouded with negative forecasts in recent weeks, but one report says the economy is set to bounce back.

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