A decade after splitting two railroad manufacturers from the same company to promote competition, China now wants to recombine them. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
The airline sector is enduring some serious turbulence due to the sharply weakening global economy, but some carriers, such as United Airlines and easyJet are set for a softer landing and could even take off, Daryl Guppy, CEO of GuppyTraders.com, told CNBC.com.
From the dramatic rise and equally dramatic fall of fuel prices, to the volatile moves in Asia-Pacific forex markets, and now, slumping passenger loads, fate has dealt a cruel blow to the airline industry.
China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?
Autodesk is down more than 11 percent Thursday on news of job cuts and lower revenues than expected, and options traders are betting that it will fall even further, with only one day left before January contracts expire.
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Is it possible that the Fed is trying to make cash so unattractive that you go out and take some risk?
S&P futures have been positive only briefly late in the morning, however there has again been a 40-point swing from the high to the lows. Bottom line is that pre-open volatility continues.
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If any ties to the former Nazi Germany are unacceptable, I assume the following organizations are also off the table: Deutsche Bank, IBM, Volkswagon, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Siemens and BASF.
Germany’s economy is the third largest in the world in terms of GDP, after the United States and Japan, with a $3.3 trillion GDP in 2007. Here are stats and stocks from Germany.
Singapore Airlines was voted the best in the world for the second consecutive year by an annual survey of passengers which was dominated by Asian and Gulf Arab carriers, including Australia's Qantas.
Things may be looking pretty grim for the European economy, but is there still money to be made from understanding how consumer trends are shifting? Here are some opinions on which areas might be more profitable than others in the current environment.
German engineering group Siemens posted a stronger-than-expected rise in new orders and revenue thanks to large projects in its industry and energy businesses, sending its shares up 6 percent.
German industrial conglomerate Siemens plans to cut around 4 percent of its workforce as part of an overhaul and as a result of the global economic downturn, Siemens said on Tuesday.
Coal’s future role as a key source of US electricity depends on dramatically reducing its carbon emissions. So-called clean coal is an expensive and technologically challenging endeavor, but given America's vast reserves it may very well be worth it.
The first criminal trial in a mammoth bribery probe at German engineering giant Siemens began on Monday and the prosecutor warned that it should send a signal to corporations that corruption would not be tolerated.
China will issue three Licenses for high-speed third-generation mobile phone services and called for a merger of China Unicom and China Netcom, two of its four biggest telecoms providers, in a long-awaited industry revamp.
Europe’s first quarter GDP growth was surprisingly strong, with Germany in particular benefiting from booming exports to the emerging world. Unfortunately it does not look like this will continue.
Earnings out of Europe were mixed Wednesday as telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent cuts its telecom market forecast and reported a bigger-than-expected first-quarter net loss.
Some say, “As goes GE so goes the economy.” With earnings due out Friday morning, what should you expect?