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Thousands of protesters campaigned for full democracy in Hong Kong over the weekend, raising the question: Could unrest spread to mainland China.
Hong Kong's worst protests in decades have decked the territory's stocks and currency, and some expect longer-term economic repercussions.
The selloff in high-yield bond ETFs last week has revived fears that the sector may be headed for a bruising.
Global stock markets are closing out on a high as investors grow confident about the world economy and analysts expect the buying momentum to continue.
Jefferies is backing a former senior SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.
Ultra-low rates have spurred investors to chase yield in ever riskier corners of the bond market, but some are starting to pull out of the race.
China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.
Shrinking spreads between emerging market bond yields and U.S. Treasurys' may spur bubble fears, but some analysts don't see any reason for alarm.
Europe's economy has dragged itself out of the crisis' darkest depths, but some question whether the stock markets' rally has outpaced the recovery.
The biggest pickup in core consumer inflation in three years adds fuel to speculation that it will move faster to raise rates.
Interest rates and whether bonds are expensive may be up for debate, but some are tipping bond picks, with emerging Europe among the favorites.
The Nikkei touched a fresh two-month high this week, a sign that concerns about Japan's economy are fading, analysts say.
Traders blame the rise in Treasury buying on everything, from short covering and China buying to a flight to safety amid world economic jitters.
Sony chief executive said the company would complete a stepped-up restructuring drive and forecast a tripling in operating profit.
Emerging market assets have suffered through a brutal selloff, but now the sentiment tide is taking a sharper turn toward the once-shunned segment.
Eighteen brokerages agreed to end participating in analyst surveys as a result of a N.Y. investigation into the early release of analyst sentiment.
Investors ditched Lenovo shares as speculation of a third acquisition added to concerns about its aggressive dealmaking. The FT reports.
Keeping its rivals guessing helped Samsung build a lead in the smartphone industry, now selling its handsets worldwide. The NYT reports.
The flow of funds out of U.S. equities and bonds and into Europe isn't just about the U.S. government's shutdown; improvements in Europe and structural issues in the U.S. are also at play.
Financial markets are holding out for a deal in Washington to avert a debt default but that patience could fade quickly if a deal is not reached soon.