As central banks are aware that what they say impacts the markets, the banks "agonize" over each statement's language says Michael McMahon, associate professor at University of Warwick.» Read More
A group is digging through a German city for the Amber Room, a chamber of treasures believed lost since 1941. NBC News reports.
Jack Bouroudjian, chief investment officer at Index Financial Partners, says reasons to be optimistic on Wall Street include "Yellen, energy and stability."
President Obama criticized China's plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change the policy.
The Vatican is on alert in case of an attack by Islamist militants, but officials are not aware of any specific plot.
The "Black Diamond" ice cream features edible gold flakes and black truffles served in a Versace bowl.
Paul Gambles, co-Founder of MBMG Group, explains why he thinks only "speculators and lunatics" are investing in Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index.
During war games, Iran state TV shows missiles hitting a full-scale model of U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. USA Today reports.
Llamas appear to be immune to AIDS and HIV, giving scientists hope for developing a vaccine or treatment. Global Post reports.
Revenue shortfalls, sluggish economic growth and narrowing liquidity are behind the rating change. Reuters reports.
Talib Sheikh, portfolio manager in Global Investment Management Solutions, JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses the outlook for Chinese equities. He adds that he prefers going long Japanese shares.
Ben Sy, head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Asia at JP Morgan Private Bank, discusses how investors should navigate bond markets where yields are trading in negative territory.
What are the chances of death by a supervolcano? Robots? Nuclear war? Oxford university assesses the risks of apocalypse, FT reports.
Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at Bubba Trading, says U.S stocks have stalled recently due to the Greek crisis and renewed Ukraine tensions, but stock futures suggest that markets now believe a Greece deal is in place.
Jordan deployed "thousands" of troops to the border with Iraq in a campaign against ISIS militants who set a pilot ablaze. NBC News reports.
At the G-20 summit, Joe Oliver, finance minister of Canada, says that quantitative easing is not enough to fix Europe's problems, and a compromise must be struck in the Greek debt negotiations
Uwe Parpart, managing director & head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the threat of an escalation in Russia-Ukraine tensions will weigh on European stocks this week.
Babak Kiani, Head of Portfolio Management for Multi-Asset at HSBC, says slowing global growth is one of the reasons why the commodity supercycle is coming to an end.
"The Russian President carries a neurological abnormality," says a 2008 report using movement pattern analysis. USA Today reports.
Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, says markets have more or less remained positive on the back of largely positive earnings results.
Mark McFarland, gobal chief economist at Coutts, does not expect a rate hike in the U.S. amid a weak labor market, and disinflation feeding through from falling oil prices and a soft euro.
CNBC's Jim Cramer also says the euro will trade at parity with the dollar.
As Hong Kong mulls restricting the number of inbound Chinese travelers, Taiwan is stepping up efforts to court rich holidaymakers from the mainland.
At the height of the crisis, she told colleagues things were so bad people were literally breaking into piggy banks.
U.S. stocks traded mildly higher, boosted by details on QE in the euro zone, ahead of Friday's jobs report.
Bonds hoovered around the flat line after comments by ECB President Mario Draghi bolstered Treasurys' attractiveness compared with European bonds.
European equities were higher on Thursday after the ECB's President Mario Draghi set a date for sovereign bond purchases to start.
Anastasia Kastaniotou, a struggling mother of three, stood near the Greek Parliament building on Wednesday and threw up her hands as she contemplated an €11.5 billion austerity package that her country’s government was trying to tie up this week to keep Greece in the euro, the New York Times reports.